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Teaching Children About Gratitude

Teaching Children About Gratitude
By Leslie Visser, MA Gratefulness is an emotion - it is not something we can force our children to experience. And while we can't make a child appreciate something, we can encourage them to say "thank you" and provide teachable...

How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)

How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to changes in the seasons. SAD has a tendency to begin and end at about the same times yearly. For most people the symptoms arrive in the fall and end...

After Perinatal Mood Disorder: When You Just Aren’t Communicating

After Perinatal Mood Disorder: When You Just Aren’t Communicating
  This post is part two in a three-part series on how to rebuild the relationship between partners after a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD), which can include postpartum depression and anxiety. One of the symptoms of a struggling...

Early Dementia Detection is Crucial to Treatment

Early Dementia Detection is Crucial to Treatment
Everyone knows that we become forgetful as we grow older, right? Wrong. Memory problems are not a normal part of aging, but it isn’t always easy to know the difference between normal changes that affect us as we grow older...