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What Charlie Sheen Can Learn from the Tragic Earthquake in Japan

Often, in the face of disaster, we feel a deep sense of helplessness. And the tragedy in Japan evokes a particular vulnerability when we see the pressing and immediate needs for food and shelter. Many who have lost everything are offering support and hope to one another – their self reliance and resiliency are apparent. One couple in their late 70s weren’t waiting for help. They immediately began fixing up their home so they would be able to help others. If only Charlie Sheen could access that kind of courage … Continue reading

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As we finish up our posts on Sandwiched Boomers caring for their grandchildren, here are some final tips: Do whatever is necessary to maintain familiarity and continuity in the lives of your grandchildren. By nurturing them and stabilizing their environment, they’ll begin to feel more secure. The structure in their lives and the support you give them will relieve their feelings of anxiety and stress. Children are resilient – as you model positive thinking and hope, they will thrive. Whether their troubling behavior stems from a hunger inside that needs … Continue reading

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