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Dealing with hard times and depression

Even in the best of times, depression is a major mental health issue. Recent statistics find more than 17 million Americans are... — Updated 5/28/2020

 

Don't let the children drive you crazy

One result of the health crisis has been a great many parents getting to spend a lot more home-time with their children. While situ... — Updated 5/20/2020

 

Is today's stress affecting your sleep and dreams?

The coronavirus health crisis that has so terribly affected this nation and the entire world is clearly a cause for heightened... — Updated 5/14/2020

 

Handle the stress of the current health crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has created high levels of stress and fear for many people. The anxiety can seem overwhelming to many... — Updated 5/7/2020

 

Recognize the benefits of volunteering

Regardless of where people live, virtually every community has programs that rely on volunteers to operate. Hospitals, homeless she... — Updated 4/13/2020

 

Realize that actions do speak louder than words

If you ever find yourself yelling, “How many times have I told you?” then you’re likely aware that words often are not going... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

Put nature to work fighting stress

Yes, people live in a pretty stressful world these days. Whether it’s international events, job pressures or personal problems,... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Eating for better mental health

There is a growing body of research showing that the dietary choices people make each day affect not only their physical bodies... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Brain fitness can help fight memory loss

It’s a common problem many people encounter as they age – they forget more things and it seems to happen more frequently. It ca... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Is your teen able to handle peer pressure?

As parents we may often ignore what is probably the most important influence in our teenager’s life -- peer pressure. While... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

It's time to salvage those New Year's resolutions

Special to The Village News No, those New Year’s resolutions you made weren’t a bad idea. The fact that you haven’t been... — Updated 1/25/2020

 

Use love to help a sick child feel better

Ah, ‘tis the season for many households to find themselves with one or more children suffering from a cold or the flu. Damp,... — Updated 1/18/2020

 

Promoting good behavior in your children

Special to Village News Parents are naturally proud when their children are well behaved. When our kids play well with others, resp... — Updated 1/17/2020

 

Reducing conflicts with your boss

If you're in a work situation where you have a strong, positive relationship with that supervisor or boss above you,... — Updated 1/10/2020

 

Why new year's resolutions can be a bad idea

While wanting to see positive changes in your life isn't a bad idea, the way most new year's resolutions come together is usually... — Updated 1/2/2020

 

Lower stress levels for holiday travel

In today’s world virtually any holiday travel is going to be a cause for increased stress and anxiety. Whether driving for a holi... — Updated 12/20/2019

 

Holiday depression is a common problem

‘Tis the season when everyone is bombarded with happy holiday images. Advertisers continually show rejoicing families with their... — Updated 12/12/2019

 

Opening communications with an aging parent

Special to Village News Many families are facing the important issue of having one or more aging parents reaching the point where... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Reducing conflicts with your boss

If you’re in a work situation where you have a strong, positive relationship with that supervisor or boss above you,... — Updated 11/30/2019

 

Not letting that family gathering overwhelm you

Special to Village News The holiday season is coming which for many can mean family get-togethers. It would be wonderful if every... — Updated 11/21/2019

 

Is your teen able to handle peer pressure?

Parents may often ignore what is probably the most important influence in their teenager’s life – peer pressure. While... — Updated 11/15/2019

 

Eating for better mental health

There is a growing body of research showing that the dietary choices we make each day affect not only our physical bodies (yes,... — Updated 11/7/2019

 

Planning ahead can lower college application stress

Special to Village News For most families, the college application process is a major source of anxiety. But it doesn’t have to... — Updated 11/6/2019

 

Understanding why people lie

Special to Village News People live in a world where lying has become a fairly common occurrence. Indeed, there are now... — Updated 11/1/2019

 

Don't let anger get the best of you

In today’s world, high levels of stress and anxiety seem to be the norm. People face daily news reports of economic woes,... — Updated 10/25/2019

 

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