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September 4, 2011
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Coping With Your OCD

September 4, 2011 13:18 by Theravive

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By Tanya Glover Coping With Your OCD As someone who suffers from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder I understand how frustrating it can be to deal with. Each night I lie down in my bed and get comfortable and I am not there for one minute before I wonder if I have turned off the oven or if all the doors are locked. I obsess over small things like if my cat’s water bowl is full or if the closet ... [More]

August 27, 2011
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Tanya Glover

Helping Your Special Needs Child Transition to a New School

August 27, 2011 21:09 by Theravive

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By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor There are many challenges a parent of a special needs child faces. The one I have most recently had to deal with is my son’s transition to a new school. For a special needs child, change can be very difficult. Many of these children rely on routine and consistency, so when a major change comes, it can be very scary for them and the parents as well.... [More]

August 15, 2011
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Tanya Glover

Protecting Your Children in the Digital Age

August 15, 2011 09:41 by Theravive

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By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor Protecting Your Children in the Digital Age When I was a child we played outside until our parents called us in for supper or when it got dark, whichever one came first. We played hide and seek and tag, and rode our bikes. Television was a treat that we only got to an hour, or maybe two, per day. We knew who our neighbors were and we knew where the dangers... [More]

August 9, 2011
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Tanya Glover

Caring for Your Aging Parents

August 9, 2011 23:32 by Theravive

Tanya Glover
By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor Caring for Your Aging Parents When we are children it seems that are parents will be there to care for us forever. When we become adults and have children of our own it seems that Grandma and Grandpa will always be there. After all, parents are the ones who are supposed to take care of you right? But, then the day comes when the parents you once knew, stro... [More]

August 4, 2011
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Tanya Glover

Helping Children Cope With Divorce

August 4, 2011 10:11 by Theravive

Tanya Glover
By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor Once upon a time divorce was a very ugly and taboo word. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s the word divorce was only whispered and a woman who was divorced was looked upon in a less then favorable light. You could sometimes overhear someone talking in hushed tones about the divorcee who just moved in next door and what type of person she must be. ... [More]

February 2, 2011
by Elaine M. Corona, MSW, LCSW

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ANXIETY?

February 2, 2011 17:21 by Elaine M. Corona, MSW, LCSW

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WHAT IS ANXIETY? To understand anxiety, let’s look at fear first. Fear is a protective mechanism and an appropriate reaction to a real danger. Anxiety is a reaction to a perceived danger or threat and becomes a problem when magnified out of proportion. Some of the symptoms that may be experienced with excessive anxiety are: panic and fear sleep problems obsessive thoughts heart palp... [More]

October 25, 2010
by Theravive

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Two simple remedies for stress management!

October 25, 2010 15:20 by Theravive

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A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book. ~Irish Proverb How true! If we all practiced these two “cures”, we would likely improve our health and decrease our stress! In today’s day and age, too many people are not getting either of these important cures! Both are relatively easy to incorporate in to your day without needing to make any majo... [More]

August 21, 2010
by Sheila Hutchinson, M.Ed.

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Reflections on the movie" The Abyss", directed by Canadian film maker James Cameron

August 21, 2010 20:37 by Sheila Hutchinson, M.Ed.

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Like all great artists and masters of language, Mr. Cameron's genius opens up the deeper and sometimes hidden collective themes and truths of life. On the surface, "The Abyss" presents a good story filled with elements of mission, danger and risk. Basically the story is about a team of people on an undersea drilling rig who are asked by the military to salvage a wrecked submarine in the depths of ... [More]

April 26, 2010
by Debra Bacon

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5 Exercises to Improve Communication

April 26, 2010 21:03 by Debra Bacon

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By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor Simply defined Communication simply defined is: “the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior.” Communication is very important in all aspects of our lives. The way we interact with our colleagues, peers and managers is important from a professional standpoint. Often, when considering impr... [More]