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

What Do Rizz, Peach Fuzz and Authenticity Have In Common?

What Do Rizz, Peach Fuzz and Authenticity Have In Common?

What are your three words for 2023. This morning I read Ben Killer as he shared what the 2023 words of the year are. Having been at one time an English Lit major I am always fascinated by words. Ben shares that “Merriam Webster named authenticity Word of the Year, and...

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2023 Affirmation Tree

2023 Affirmation Tree

The other day we hosted a small gathering. Upon arrival folks were greeted and invited to write an affirmation for themselves and add it to our tree so that there affirmations could be visible to all. While I have done vision...

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Where is Your Phone on Thanksgiving Day?

Where is Your Phone on Thanksgiving Day?

In the spirit of Dr. Suess, have you ever wondered about all the places you go with your smartphone and if you are addicted? I ran across a wonderful study, of course, on my smartphone by Solitari - this is a company that creates games, and they were curious to learn...

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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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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