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Relieving Stress – with Pokemon Go?
With news of terrorism, racial divide, partisan protests and Presidential politics added to already high levels of stress among Americans, rates of tension have skyrocketed. And there seems to be no let up in what we can expect in the foreseeable future. Millennials, who lead the other generations in the amount of stress they experience on a daily basis, have recently turned to an unusual stress reduction technique – Pokemon GO. Chasing little virtual icons in the real world and capturing them has become a way for Millennials to have … Continue reading
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The Empty Nest Revisited
Transitions are complicated and can be hard to navigate. When Millennials first leave home, a lot of moms feel unsettled. What were you more worried about, their adjustment in school or yours to the empty nest? It’s natural and normal for our college-aged kids to move toward greater independence. Of course you’re still needed, but not in the same way. Letting go of hands-on mothering means creating different relationships within your family. And during those years full of changes you have an opportunity to write a new chapter in your own … Continue reading
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A Time for Change
The Jewish New Year celebrates the birthday of the world for all people and Yom Kippur asks us to reflect about our own humanity. During these days of awe we search for answers about how to improve our relationships with those around us. We face and apologize for our moral transgressions against others and grant forgiveness to those who have hurt us. Divisive conflicts and frightening extreme tribalism highlight our need for connections and communal relationships. Amidst the cacophony and sounds of discord, the blast of the shofar is clear … Continue reading
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