Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Healthy living refers to a lifestyle in which individuals make the best choices to make themselves fit mentally, physically and spiritually each and every day.

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It’s All About The Bacon

It’s All About The Bacon

Now you might ask what is a nice Jewish (half Catholic -half Jewish girl) writing about the Bacon. This morning I was sitting here wondering what new thing I might write about that can help us all . And suddenly, I smelled the sweet savory smell of bacon floating...

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Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse

Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse

Covid-19 has brought a new set of parameters to us. With Self-isolation, no in-person support networks, living, working – being furloughed etc. For the most part living in the same closed quarters that come with social distancing, it is no wonder that one may relapse...

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Follow Me Breaking Up With Your Addiction

Follow Me Breaking Up With Your Addiction

Uncle Kracker had a hit song that he wrote in 2001, describing his love affair with heroin. Sadly, he also had made the news in 2007 for an arrest that indicated he may not have been completely over all the trials and tribulations he would face on his journey. And he...

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Anxious? Thought Stopping in COVID 19

Anxious? Thought Stopping in COVID 19

Who hasn’t at one time or another been captured by catastrophic thinking? With shelter in place being the norm since March 2020 and families sequestered at home, who has not had an anxious thought? Whether it is the stress of not being able to have a high school...

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Do You Know a Workaholic?

Do You Know a Workaholic?

I was so busy working that I missed July 5 National Workaholics Day. I guess I am guilty as charged. In fact, it wasn’t until a Forbes article undulated before my tired work eyes did, I ever know there was a National Workaholic Day. In my life every day is a workday....

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Are You Reckless? Is Addiction Reckless Behavior?

Are You Reckless? Is Addiction Reckless Behavior?

Lately I have been thinking about what prompts reckless behavior. We all know that in the past 4 months we have been cautioned to act with reserve, to stay put, to social distance and to wear masks. However, life is messy, and events have occurred which have served as...

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Do you WOOP ? Are you Teaching Your Clients To WOOP

Do you WOOP ? Are you Teaching Your Clients To WOOP

This morning I friend sent me a copy of an NPR lecture with Yale’s Laurie Santos (Psychology of Happiness ) and Gabriele Oettingen, a social scientist from NYU. Gabrielle runs a research lab that looks at motivation and how people respond. Her book Rethinking Positive...

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DE-ESCALATION ANYONE????

DE-ESCALATION ANYONE????

Dear ones, It is hard not to ruminate about the tense situations we have found ourselves in the last 90 days. Tempers have flared, emotions risen, and our country has cried out in pain first from a pandemic which has left many isolated, alone, jobless, ill and living...

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