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Mar

Top 10 Tips To Improve Focus Creativity and thought require uninterrupted focus. This is difficult to accomplish in our world of instant communication and distraction. Here are some strategies to maximize your ability to focus. 1. Turn your cell phone to silent. Even if you plan to let your cell phone go to voicemail or…

11

Mar

 In the top five list of life stressors is the loss of a job. When a job loss occurs whether it is expected or unexpected, it shakes your confidence. Statistics indicate that according to 2010 US Census data 36.1 of people who completed the Census experienced a job loss in the years between 2005-2007. That…

11

Mar

1. Catch your child exerting self-control and reward him or her with positives “Great job!” “You rock!” “I really like the way you…” “You should be proud of yourself for the way you…” Make behaving appropriately a positive experience…one that your child will want to repeat. 2. Anticipate trouble zones. Are there predictable times when…

07

Mar

Executive functioning skills are those brain capacities that oversee the regulation of emotion, memory, and impulse control.  Many of the difficulties children experience in school can be linked to a weakness in one or more of these areas.  These skills are called executive functioning because the activity occurs in the frontal lobe of the brain. …

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Mar

  Sleep…that often, elusive rejuvenating sweet respite. Sleep has been proven to consolidate memories, encourages hormonal balance, restores the immune system, decreases the effects of the days’ stressors, and  rebuilds muscle. The consequences of decreased sleep or sleep disorders include cognitive impairment, behavioral and emotional deterioration, hormonal imbalance leading to increased risk of disease including…

04

Mar

When someone loses a loved one,typically there is going to be an assortment of emotions that person would need to sort through. The common one experienced,of course,is sadness. Another emotion experienced is regret. This emotion could turn to a self defeating belief,which certainly will complicate the grief process. When an individual passes away, weather sudden…

27

Feb

A study published in The British Medical Journal this month raises questions about the risks of antidepressant medications for …

27

Feb

Mark Myers expert answer to: Depression: I keep punishing myself, always doing the opposite of what I should. How can I quit …

27

Feb

Internet addiction is not a figment of the imagination, according to a study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. …

27

Feb

In today’s economy, I am sure you are not alone. There are many people who share your plight. The fear you face is …