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June 24, 2021

Resilience in the Long Run

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June 23, 2021
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‘T’ Stands for Tell the Truth

June 16, 2021
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Resilience in the Long Run

I am fascinated by resilience.  Not because I have it all figured out but because it is an endless process. Resilience is a personality trait and […]
June 9, 2021
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How to Calm Your Fight-Flight-Freeze Response

June 2, 2021
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Getting Through A Bad Day

May 26, 2021

Boundary Tending: Beach Style

Whenever I head off to the beach, there are a few essentials I always have on hand: water, sun screen, hat, towel, flip flops, wrap, a […]
May 19, 2021
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Healthy Boundaries with Children: Less Arguing, Yelling, or Giving In

May 12, 2021

Setting Boundaries using the Broken Record Technique

Boundary setting is one way to reduce the stress in your life.  There are lots of boundaries and many ways to set them.  The broken record […]
May 5, 2021
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How to Come Back from a Crisis

My life as I knew it was over.  In the same day, a difficult relationship ended and I had a house fire. I moved between feeling […]
April 28, 2021
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Set Your Internal Compass: Create a Five-Year Timeline

Several years ago, I drew out a five-year timeline and decided that my simplified goal was to live a low– maintenance life that allowed flexibility to […]
April 21, 2021
Instructions for Long Term Resilience

My Favorite Grounding Exercise

March 19, 2021

A Series of Questions to Reduce Procrastination: From an Expert

By Laura A Gaines 1980:  My English teacher writes in my yearbook: “Laura, You are one of the brightest students I have ever taught – and […]