Monthly Archives: May 2015

Caregiver Burnout 

Being the primary or sole caregiver for another person is a huge responsibility. Many factors come into play when you give your life over to the care of someone else. Over time, feelings of concern and nurturing can give way … Continue reading

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5 Strategies for Living with Chronic Illness

Good health is one of the main things people value — and take for granted. While we’re healthy, we don’t think much about what it would mean to our daily lives to be sick. Most of us are not fully … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Positively Resolving Family Conflict

As an ideal to work toward, the image of the perfect family can be inspiring. More often, though, it is dispiriting because it sets an impossible standard. Trying to be the perfect parent, partner, or child adds unnecessary pressure to … Continue reading

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How to (and not to) talk about mental illness

When someone we know – a friend, family member, or even an acquaintance – has a serious illness of any kind, it can be difficult to know what to say. In the case of mental illness, we can be at … Continue reading

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4 Tips to Help You Spring into Change

January 1 seems to get all the attention when it comes to making life changes. The New Year’s Resolution is the gold standard of self-improvement commitments, and, yet, spring seems like a much more appropriate time to dive into real … Continue reading

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