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November 29, 2016

How to Manage Holiday Blues

Every year there is a certain time of year that has a tendency to make people feel a little more vulnerable, lonely, and depressed. That time of year starts now. The holiday season seems to magnify what you don’t have. Whether it be friends that you can count on, family that is nearby, money to…

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November 21, 2016

Action – Just Jump In

Sometimes the hardest thing in life is getting started. After that, you often discover your flow. Remember that the best cure for fear, doubt, procrastination, and general inertia is often simply to act. Force yourself to jump into an activity, and chances are you’ll start to feel more enthusiastic. Your ability to energize yourself will…

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November 17, 2016

Gratitude

The definition of gratitude by Oxford Dictionaries is; the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.  No one can make you have a spirit of gratitude but I do believe if we practice being grateful or kind and focus on choosing our mindset and actions, we in turn can…

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November 9, 2016

A Story about Offering Dignity and Love

Since PeopleCare Health Services provides care to a significant number of people that have unique needs/challenges, this reminder from a friend is worth sharing and deserving of a few minutes to be read. I’m a bit torn up. My friend Eric and I have lunch together every couple of weeks. We met about 3 years…

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October 6, 2016

Peace of Mind

“Sometimes peace of mind means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing.” In today’s world it often feels as if events are moving so fast we are at a loss to understand them all.  The need to know can cause severe anxiety when the information simply is not available yet. Allowing…

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October 3, 2016

Time

Where does time go? Seriously, an hour is 60 minutes, no more and no less but, some days, there just isn’t enough time and I feel like I’m just sprinting through my day, only focused on moving forward. It can also be true with evenings and weekends because we pack so much into our lives…

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October 3, 2016

Therapies at Home: When to Be Done

One of the frequently asked questions when visiting people in their homes is “How do I know when to be done with my physical, occupational, speech or cognitive therapy?” The answer to this question obviously varies from person to person, but the premise is that if a client is not at a level where they…

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September 21, 2016

Stories

Purposeful storytelling is the ultimate tool for helping people understand an idea, concept, or vision. Stories are game changers, because they engage a listener’s emotions. Typically, emotion, not logic, causes people to act. Stories resonate within us, which is precisely why people are far more likely to remember information embedded within a story than information…

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September 8, 2016

How to Gain Control When You’re Not in Control

Have you ever been in a situation where dysfunction of a situation has you saying, “if I could just…”, but find yourself frustrated and stressed instead because you feel you have no control over the situation? At this time you probably notice you are not at your best and feel overwhelmed and stressed. I don’t…

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August 23, 2016

Healthy Eating on the Go

One of the biggest challenges when trying to eat healthy is when you are on the go or traveling. It becomes too easy to run through a fast food restaurant and pick up something that is not nutritious and very high in fat and calories. There are certain things that can be done to avoid…

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