Share What I Know
|Concussion is not just in your head
Concussions have been in the news lately, especially as related to sports injuries. A recent car accident in Jacque’s family has brought the painful and long-lasting effects of this type of head injury to the forefront of her attention -- and it isn’t pretty.
|When Dementia Creeps Into Your Life
It was very difficult for Susanne to slowly watch her mother slip away day by day. Eventually, all she wanted was for her mother to smile and have a good day. That was enough.
|Slowly Dying (From the Head Down)
People with Alzheimer’s, die slowly – very slowly – from the head down. While their bodies persist, their identity erodes gradually until they reach a point of no return. For the family who lives with this, the saddest and most difficult reality of all is that their loved ones die long before their death.
Concussions: Be Prepared
|Straight Talk about Sex
A study shows that there may not be any link between strokes and sex in middle-aged men. Any link may, in fact, just be coincidental.
|The Grass Is Greener Right Here
As someone who recently celebrated her 50th birthday, Diana has been struggling to get her head around her age and the best way to approach the whole aging process.
|The TurnAround Mom
With all the concern about the effects of a sports-related concussion, Carey is focusing on emotional concussions: the effects of a dysfunctional family on a child.
| The Power of Grief|
Many boomers and older adults experience the deaths of several friends and relatives in a short period of time. Diane Snyder Cowan write about managing multiple losses.
|Living On Purpose|
What makes us who we are is not just our ability to think and reason; it’s also the ability to connect emotionally. A head injury can do irreparable damage to the emotional center of the brain, changing the personality forever.
For all columnists, click here.
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”~Ghandi What if there was a gift you could give that would give you a great return on investment that improves YOUR life? Even though you are the one giving the... The post What’s The Greatest Gift You Ca [...]
Posted by • 3 days ago • View comments
How To Reduce Anxiety Up To 65 Percent Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Berthold Auerbach If there was something you could do to reduce stress right now, would you do it? It depends on... The post How To Reduce Anxiety Up [...]
Posted by • 6 days ago • View comments
How to deal with Holiday Stress Quote “Holidays in general breed unrealistic expectations. The minute you start wondering, ‘is it going to be wonderful enough?,’ it never will be.” -Pepper Schwartz How To Deal With Holiday Stress Do you often... T [...]
Posted by • 10 days ago • View comments
“High functioning depression is when someone seems to have it all together on the outside, but on the inside, they are severely sad.” – Carol Landau, PhD Do you ever feel like you have 2 sides of yourself that you... The post How To Deal With [...]
Posted by • 13 days ago • View comments
Fastest Ways To Release Stress In Your Body In humans, the extremes of the two polarities might appropriately be described as Love (+) and Fear (-). Love fuels growth. In contrast, fear stunts growth. –Bruce Lipton Have you ever stopped to... The p [...]
Posted by • 17 days ago • View comments