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Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

 October 30, 2013 By Tim Urban pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|nounthe action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination. Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution. Avoid procrastination. So elegant in its simplicity. While we’re here, let’s make sure obese people avoid overeating,… Read More Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

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5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life Your day-to-day activities offer ample opportunities to call up mindfulness in any moment. These simple practices will breathe space into your daily routines. BY PARNEET PAL, CARLEY HAUCK, ELISHA GOLDSTEIN, KYRA BOBINET, AND CARA BRADLEY   AUGUST 27, 2018 How often have you rushed out the door and into your day without… Read More 5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

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Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS

Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS Are you getting enough sleep? If you’re like many people, you’re no stranger to sleep deprivation. According to a sleep poll of about 15,000 respondents on this site, around half are getting six or fewer hours of sleep per night—which can put them… Read More Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS

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How Does Racism Affect Health? By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

How Does Racism Affect Health? Research indicates that discrimination could have lasting physical effects. Posted Jun 04, 2020 The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research   Race is at the forefront of our national consciousness this week as many mourn the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, and protests and… Read More How Does Racism Affect Health? By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

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Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. By Tami Forman

Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. Tami Forman Dec 13, 2017,11:40am EST The way self-care is portrayed today is completely and utterly backward. First, self-care as a concept is almost exclusively aimed at women (generally wealthy white women who can afford the goods and services that get marketed to them as self-care). The… Read More Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. By Tami Forman

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Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance

Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance The Stresses of Caregiving Caring for an individual with Alzheimerʼs disease or a related dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. Frustration is a normal and valid emotional response to many of the difficulties of being a caregiver. While some irritation may be part of… Read More Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance

Book Recommendations

Book of the Month: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all small stuff by Richard Carlso, PH.D.

Therapist’s Pick/Book of the Month Therapist: Dawn Krull MA, MS, TLLP Theme: Mindfulness, reflection Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all small stuff by Richard Carlso, PH.D.(1997) is a great coffee table book that reminds us to slow down and enjoy life. It’s packed with stress management and personal  growth tips and techniques. The sections… Read More Book of the Month: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all small stuff by Richard Carlso, PH.D.

Walking Two Paths

Mindful Brain Exercises: Anxiety and Stress Aid, Two Paths Integrative Wellness, Farmington Hills MI

Mindful Brain Exercises By Dr. Vanessa Brown Mindfulness is a type of meditation that involves being aware of the present moment.  It means not allowing yourself to get lost in thoughts, instead coming back to your current experience in the here-and-now.  It is a lovely practice for anyone, but can be especially helpful for those… Read More Mindful Brain Exercises: Anxiety and Stress Aid, Two Paths Integrative Wellness, Farmington Hills MI