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Family Mental Health Quick Tips

Getting Through Family Pain

Hello everyone,

I'm so glad to get comments from readers, on both newer and older posts.  In fact, some of the most frequently read and commented-on posts are ones about difficult problems and unresolved family pain.  Let's talk about this for a moment.

Some good news. So many people endure and live meaningful lives while also having a history of deep family pain.  Ongoing conflict, abandonment by parents,...
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The Truth About Grandparenting


Loving Grandparents Are So Valuable

I firmly believe that one of the best things about being a kid is having grandparents.  They get to be indulged in a way parents often can't or won't.  You know, grandpa can get away with offering milkshakes at 10pm once in a while!  And grandmas are often better able to spend a whole afternoon with just one grandchild...
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Family Mental Health Quick Tip – Just Breathe


Breathing - it's something we often take for granted.  We can control it some of the time, but most of the work is done automatically by our beloved brain.  Have you ever gotten caught up in something exciting or stressful and suddenly notice how you are breathing?

Are you sometimes alarmed at how quick and tense your breathing becomes?  It can definitely show how relaxed or...
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Family Mental Health Quick Tips

Family Mental Health Quick Tips



Today I'm introducing you to a semi-regular series called "Mental Health Quick Tips."  I've discovered over the years that a person really needs to have a few important tools they can carry around with them at all times.  And I'm not talking about a hammer or pliers.

Coping With Everyday Mental Health Issues

Everyone gets nervous, sad, sleepless and angry sometimes. ...
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