Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful

Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful

Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful
Connecting as a family is more important than ever now during this time of uncertainty. But even with families spending more time at home together, bringing everyone to the table to enjoy a peaceful meal can still be quite a...

A Brave New World: Life During and After the Pandemic

A Brave New World: Life During and After the Pandemic

We talk about looking for the new normal. We assume things will eventually settle again, but into a new arrangement of reality. That is a reasonable assumption. But what will it look like? The better question to my mind is, “What do we want it to look like?”

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

The relationship between sleep and memory/attention problems can be bi-directional. It’s sometimes not clear which is causing which, says Dr. Mark DeVries.

Who’s Taking Care Of HR?

Who’s Taking Care Of HR?

It’s extremely important for human resource professionals to practice good self-care during COVID-19, counsels Jo Carlson from Pine Rest’s EAP. And that’s your WHOLE self – soul, mind and heart.

Helping Children With ADHD Navigate Changes Due To COVID-19

Helping Children With ADHD Navigate Changes Due To COVID-19

Children with ADHD will need extra support and structure to manage attention and behaviors to weather COVID-19 successfully, counsels Jean Holthaus, LISW.

A Blessing for Easter

A Blessing for Easter

Chaplain Resident Mark Trumpie offers a spiritual mantra of faith, love and healing for Easter meditation and reflection.

DBT Skills: ‘Four Choices’ Strategy For Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

DBT Skills: ‘Four Choices’ Strategy For Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

One if the most fundamental concepts taught in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is referred to as the “Four Choices.” It provides a simple, but effective, model anyone can used when responding to serious life problems.

Mindfulness: The Art of Living

Mindfulness: The Art of Living

Mindfulness takes us far beyond psychological dimension into the spiritual. The practice of Mindfulness opens the heart to love, beauty and wonder.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sheltering at Home

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sheltering at Home

When schools closed their doors due to coronavirus, this created stress for parents everywhere. However, for parents who have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the shelter-at-home quarantine can feel especially overwhelming. Children with ASD thrive on structure and…

Decrease Your Anxiety by Breaking the Judgment Habit

Decrease Your Anxiety by Breaking the Judgment Habit

Judgment will steal your joy and peace and leave you full of anxiety. Jean Holthaus, LISW, dicussed four ways to break the judgment habit.