Managing Sobriety at a Party

Available for Interviews: Dr. Pete Loper

Dr. Pete Loper, MD, MSEd, FAAP, is a triple board-certified physician in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry. He is also a professor and executive coach dedicated to mental health and wellness advocacy.

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Managing Sobriety:

For many, deciding to consume alcohol is no longer a big one. For those with alcohol use disorder or alcoholism, it can be lifesaving. Regardless of your reasons for sobriety, here are some tips to explain why you are not drinking alcohol at parties. 

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Adaptability Is Essential for Mental Health. Here Are 3 Ways to Improve at Home and Work

Available for Interviews: Dr. Pete Loper

Dr. Pete Loper, MD, MSEd, FAAP, is a triple board-certified physician in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry. He is also a professor and executive coach and is dedicated to mental health and wellness advocacy.

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Adaptability & Mental Health:

Adaptability Is Important to Mental Health

Life is dynamic and constantly changing. Consequently, human beings have evolved to be dynamic, kinetic creatures, who from the time we are born until we die are in a perpetual state of adaptation and development. We were not the strongest, fastest, or biggest land-dwelling creatures, but we are now the dominant species on earth by virtue of our capacity to develop and adapt. Adaptability is not only important, but it is also vital for mental health and overall well-being.

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January Is the Busiest Time for Divorce Attorneys. Here Are 6 Tips Before You File

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law. She is also the author of The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Divorce in Colorado.

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Why Divorce Filing Are High at the Beginning of the Year
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January is a busy month for divorce attorneys. People finish the holidays ready for change and often conclude it’s not them—it’s their marriage that needs to change. Holidays affect marriages because they:

    • Create financial stresses
    • Deepen emotional absence or feelings of loneliness for many
    • Create a desire for change and growth that the end of the year inspires in oneself. 

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21st Century Thinking: Remote Work Is Here to Stay

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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The Future of Work:

    • The biggest challenge with Remote Work is not the concept itself, but rather in accepting, and embracing it, as a new normal. Remote work is here to stay, and the challenges that we consider “difficulties” are only difficult because we are still trying to apply yesterday’s logic to today’s new world.

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5 Ways to Best Support the Mental Health of a Loved One

Available for Interviews: Dr. Pete Loper

Dr. Pete Loper, MD, MSEd, FAAP, is a triple board-certified physician in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry. He is also a professor and executive coach and is dedicated to mental health and wellness advocacy.

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Supporting the Mental Well-being of Loved Ones:

We need better strategies and tools to support best our loved ones who may be experiencing mental health challenges. Here are five ways we can help:

    1.  The best way to support someone living with a mental illness is to be fully present, engaged, and available for them.
    2.  The concept of “befriending,” or engaging in consistent, meaningful interpersonal interactions, is an evidence-based intervention to support those with mental illness, particularly those suffering from depression. 
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Holiday Relationship Tips From a Mediator

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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Holiday Relationship tips
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Hints to help the holidays during and after divorce and how to best get along with your family:

      • Plan ahead. We advise our clients to have the holiday plans locked in and committed as soon as possible. Waiting until the last minute or going into the holidays without everyone knowing where they’ll be, who they will be with, and how they will celebrate really helps!

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Obesity in Kids Is an Epidemic Problem. Here are 6 Healthy Eating Tips for Parents

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weight Loss. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Obesity & Kids:

    • During the pandemic, the national rate of obesity among kids ages 2 to 19 increased to 22.4% in 2020, up from 19.3% in 2019.
    • In the U.S., childhood obesity alone is estimated to cost $14 billion annually in direct health expenses.
    • Caused by eating more processed foods and less physical activity as well as socioeconomic differences.
    • Bariatric surgery is becoming more prevalent and a standard in the pediatric population.
    • Better nutrition and increased physical activity with parental support remain a must.
    • https://stateofchildhoodobesity.org/data/cdc.gov

How to Take Charge of Your Sexual Health 

Available for Interviews: Dr. Karyn Eilber

Karyn Eilber, MD, is a board-certified urologist, an associate professor of urology & OB/GYN at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and is an expert in women’s health and men & women’s sexual wellness.

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Addressing Sexual Health:

You take charge of your physical health, your mental health, and even your financial health. What about your sexual health? More often than not our sexuality isn’t paid attention to unless it’s a problem. Instead of waiting for your sexual function to become a dysfunction, there are some simple things you can do to maintain and even improve your sexual health:

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7 Steps to a Successful Mediation When Divorcing

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer who has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law. She is also the author of The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Divorce in Colorado.

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Everything You Need to Know About Mediation:

YOU NEED MEDIATION WHEN. . .

    • You have accurately determined or agreed upon the value of your assets
    • You have received the legal advice you need to make sound decisions
    • You exchanged proposals and are stuck and can’t resolve the remaining issues.

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4 Ways to Improve the Quality of Our Lives

Available for Interviews: Dr. Pete Loper

Dr. Pete Loper, MD, MSEd, FAAP, is a triple board-certified physician in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry. He is also a professor and executive coach and is dedicated to mental health and wellness advocacy.

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Improving the Quality of Life:

It seems that in our harried busy, busy worlds having a rich, fulfilling life is all too elusive. Dr. Loper breaks it down and gives great advice about how to live a life with more connectedness, love, meaning, and mindfulness.

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