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December 22, 2016
by Hilda Huj

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The Immigrant's Perspectives: Holiday Blues

December 22, 2016 23:55 by Hilda Huj

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It is the holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year. Or, is it? For most people, being an immigrant means that they are far away from their family and friends abroad. During the holiday season, when family and friendship values are the highlights of the celebration, it is hard not to feel sad and lonely. [More]

December 12, 2016
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Childhood Revisited

December 12, 2016 00:23 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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What is the one activity of childhood that is, in all likelihood, universally accepted as an effective way to withdraw from the pandemonium of daily life? What will occupy the mind and restore serenity in less time than one can measure? What is the diversion that has been adopted by the world of adults and has sold over 12 million units of functional escape from reality as the numbers continue to grow? [More]

November 9, 2016
by Theravive

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Post Election Stress And Anxiety Are Real

November 9, 2016 05:19 by Theravive

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Disbelief. Shock. Denial. Then anger, confusion and uncertainty begin to swirl, eventually giving way to depression and despair. These are the very real symptoms that millions of people are having right now as the result of last night’s election. Post election stress and anxiety are not something to dismiss, and have been documented by psychologists. [More]

October 25, 2016
by Hilda Huj

Overcoming Relationship Issues: Communication

October 25, 2016 13:53 by Hilda Huj

Communication is an act of transferring information from one place to another. This seemingly simple act is pivotal to our success within our relationships, our education, our workplace, and other important areas of our life and throughout our lifetime. Therefore, it is safe to say that communication is one of the most important aspects of our everyday life. [More]