Winter Mental Health Survival Tips


Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, so she has worked with hundreds of people struggling with a family of origin issues.

Talking Points from Dr. Cira
On Holiday Survival Tips:

  • Know your limits! We all have a tendency to go on auto-pilot from time to time, especially when we’re stressed out and/or are limited on our emotional bandwidth. So wake up and check yourself! How are you feeling about spending time with your family? What can you handle? What would feel good versus simply obligatory? Once you do that, you can set yourself up for more success and Holiday happiness 🙂 Continue reading “Winter Mental Health Survival Tips”

The Season Is the Reason to Keep Exercising: 4 Great Benefits

Interview: Dr. Donna Perillo.

Dr. Donna Perillo, DC, CNS, NMD; creator of “Arthriticise for Low Back and Neck Pain,” “Decrease Stress and Anxiety in 21 Days,” and the “Habits of Healing” podcast.

Dr. Perillo’s talking points on
Exercising During the Holiday Season
:

During the holidays everyone gets so busy and sometimes healthy habits
get thrown by the wayside. But, when you are so busy and stressed is
exactly when you need to stick with your routine.

Did you know that when you stop your regular exercise, your body de-compensates and there are negative physiological effects? That’s right—you start to lose some of the positive effects you worked so hard to achieve! My advice: maintain your exercise routine.

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Meeting the Parents Over the Holidays When Tension Is Expected

Interview Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes is a trend-setting mediator, business executive and educator specializing in the use of neuroscience to improve business performance, interpersonal communications, negotiation and conflict resolution processes for optimally successful results.

Talking Points From Carol Barkes On
Meeting the Parents Over the Holidays:

Our negative judgements in relationships can be explored through our knowledge of nueroscience. Though it is very difficult to change one’s opinions once they have been formed over time through their values, there are some strategies that one can employ to minimize conflict.

    1. Well over 90% of our thinking is unconsciously driven by our brain which is in the business of rapidly processing huge amounts of information and deciding if we should move towards a reward or away from a threat. Continue reading “Meeting the Parents Over the Holidays When Tension Is Expected”

8 Great Ways to Boost Mindfulness During the Holidays

Interview: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year, but also the busiest and sometimes the most stressful time, too. Add a pandemic, and there is a real recipe for anxiety. Interview Dr. Mimi Secor to discuss ways we can all practice mindfulness to not only reduce stress, but also be happy and be able to share and affect others in more positive ways.

  1. Be Creative. Getting lost in any arts and crafts taps into our human creativity, reduces stress, and recharges us so we can be more empathetic with ourselves and others.
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6 Foods to Avoid to Combat Allergies, Stress, and Fatigue

Interview: Dr. Donna Perillo.

Dr. Donna Perillo, DC, CNS, NMD; creator of “Arthriticise for Low Back and Neck Pain,” “Decrease Stress and Anxiety in 21 Days,” and the “Habits of Healing” podcast. Dr. Perillo practices at the Chiropractic Healing Center of New Jersey.

 

Dr. Perillo’s talking points on Foods to Avoid to
Combat Allergies, Decrease Adrenal Stress, and Fatigue
:

Certain foods increase production of adrenal hormones, leading to increased stress and inflammation. A constant increase in production of these hormones can lead to adrenal fatigue. In this day and age, more and more people suffer with adrenal fatigue because our lifestyle is so stressful. However, what most people don’t realize is that chronic stress takes a toll on their health and well-being.

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4 Communication Tips to Keep the Peace With Your Ex

Interview Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes is a trend-setting mediator, business executive and educator specializing in the use of neuroscience to improve business performance, interpersonal communications, negotiation and conflict resolution processes for optimally successful results.

 

Talking Points From Carol Barkes
On Keeping the Peace With Your Ex:

 

  1. Do not expect your ex to parent the same way you do. The number one thing we know that hurts children is conflict between their parents. Know that kids play one parent against the other and don’t tell either parent the full truth. It is part of their survival mechanism. Try to keep them out of the middle and don’t look to them for a source of negative information about your ex.

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Nursing Home Fears: Mitigating the Financial Burden

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Here are some talking points on how to financially plan for nursing home costs:

Married and concerned about one of you going into a nursing home?

When to Talk About Money With Your Kids

Interview Kathleen E. Owings.

Financial Advisor, Kathleen Owings (BIO below) can discuss when to talk to your children about finances. Should we even talk about private money matters with our kids? If so, is there a good time to start?

Some key points that Kathleen Owings can expand on in an interview:

  • Parents should absolutely talk about money with their kids.
  • Age 5 is a good age to talk about saving.
  • Telling your kids the exact salary you make is a personal decision and a private one.
  • The biggest reason why parents don’t talk about money with their kids, is because they aren’t confident about finances and their own situation.
  • This is a good opportunity to get your own financial situation in order.
  • Get them to start: Give, Save, and Spend Jars.
  • It’s a different generation of kids now. Kids are inundated with information and opportunities to buy (because of technology—access to Amazon, in-app purchases, video gaming, etc.)
  • We need to teach delayed gratificationKathleen E. Owings
    Financial Advisor
    Westbilt Financial Group

Available for Interviews: Kathleen E. Owings.

Kathleen E. Owings was named one of the 4 Under 40 in 2018, a prestigious award given by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors to only four young advisors in the country. Kathleen manages assets for individuals, families, and businesses to the highest standards of fiduciary duty.

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Starting a New Biz in 2020? 5 Reasons Why Startups With Great Technology Fail

Interview Phil Crowley.

Philip P. Crowley, is a dedicated attorney who has been handling legal matters for pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical devices, information technology and other technology companies for over 30 years. He has also spent nearly 25 years on the board of trustees of the Stevens Institute of Technology, with substantial involvement in the oversight of academic innovation and entrepreneurship.

Talking Points from Phil Crowley on How Startups
With Great Technology Can Often Fail
:

Having great “ground-breaking” technology is one requirement for success in the tech world. But there are obstacles to success that entrepreneurs ignore at their peril. Here are five of them:

Be a LEADER and Not a BOSS: 7 Motivating Concepts

Interview Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes is a trend-setting mediator, business executive and educator specializing in the use of neuroscience to improve business performance, interpersonal communications, negotiation and conflict resolution processes for optimally successful results.

 

Talking Points From Carol Barkes
On Leadership:

1)  Leaders let their team help guide the ship.Bosses micromanage their team about how to sail.
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