Holidays And Seasonal

Holidays And Seasonal Changes

Do you feel down during the holidays? If so, you are not alone. Below we talk about  the difference between Seasonal Affective Disorder & Holiday Blues, as well as how you can help manage and even overcome them.

Articles About Holidays And Season Changes

Bits and Pieces – Patience, Anxiety, and Gratitude

Bits and Pieces – Patience, Anxiety, and Gratitude

As the New Year Begins and we wait for the Vaccine and for life to reopen, we must take a look at how we are able to be patient. My friend and colleague, Susan Berlin, who you may know as the talented Washington DC therapist and the founder of Capital Networking...

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Secrets to Make COVID-19 Holidays Bright

Secrets to Make COVID-19 Holidays Bright

How many times have you asked yourself, “why is this year unlike any other year?!!” while you suit up and put your mask on, or turn on your computer for just one more zoom meeting? Covid-19 has changed the way we meet, greet, and interact with the world. Now, we don’t...

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How to Address Holiday Grief and Loss in COVID-19

How to Address Holiday Grief and Loss in COVID-19

When Deidre Boyd asked me to write a short essay on the holiday grief and loss in Covid 19, I was humbled, yet I wondered how long-winded me could write a brief article. As Deidre knows I am not a newcomer to death having experienced five sudden deaths in my lifetime...

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Happy Halloween, Trick or Treat Part 1

Happy Halloween, Trick or Treat Part 1

Dear Reader, I love Halloween with all the tricks and treats, and how everyone gets to let their inner child out by dressing up and becoming someone they always wanted to be. This year my 6-year-old granddaughter wants to be Supergirl, while her brothers plan to dress...

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A Love Letter For Any & Every Age

A Love Letter For Any & Every Age

October is my birth month, and it’s given me pause to consider how grateful I am for all the experiences I have had these past 73 years. I share this love letter with you, so you too may write your story and a love letter to yourselves. The other week, when a...

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Holiday Health for Seniors

Holiday Health for Seniors

The holidays are filled with many opportunities for people of all ages to create beautiful memories as they gather with family and friends. This season also brings a few challenges for staying healthy, especially for our beloved senior citizens. This year, consider...

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How to Deal with Toxic Family During the Holidays

How to Deal with Toxic Family During the Holidays

There’s a brisk chill is in the air, and in certain parts of the country the first snowflakes are falling. Beautiful lights and decorations adorn many downtown buildings, and the comforting scents of your favorite foods will soon be wafting out from kitchens. The...

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This Valentines Day, Don’t be in the SNARK TANK

This Valentines Day, Don’t be in the SNARK TANK

With Valentine’s Day fast upon us, advertisers undulate before our eyes hearts and flowers, gifts and chocolates, teddy bears and fancy restaurants. As such, it’s a great time to take a look at the relationships we might be in and if they are helpful or not. In some...

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Additional Resources

The Sweet Spot
Christine Carter PhD

Children of Alcoholism: A Survivors Manual
Seixas & G. Youcha

Adult Children of Alcoholics
Janet Woititz

Struggle for Intimacy
Janet Woititz

Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior among Adults: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health