Posts made in May, 2015

Helping Seniors Avoid Isolation And Loneliness

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Depression, Elderly | 0 comments

Helping Seniors Avoid Isolation And Loneliness

(As Seen In Anton Publications May 13 – 19, 2015) In a time when many American families do their best to juggle the needs of their children with the necessity of dual incomes, making time to see our parents isn’t always easy. As time goes on and they get a little older their deteriorating health and mobility may further impede their ability to socialize and eventually many seniors find themselves feeling isolated and alone. They may see a doctor who will check for heart disease. They may have a nurse to assist with basic needs they can no longer do for themselves but they may have no...

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Have Fun While Staying In Shape

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Motivation | 1 comment

Have Fun While Staying In Shape

Many of us feel we need to be in better shape.  Many of us say we want to lose weight.  A Nielsen survey revealed that weight loss and fitness made up 69% of all 2015 New Year’s resolutions.  It’s interesting to note that, while in January you may have had to wait to use your favorite elliptical machine or dumb bells at the gym, by now you are now likely able to start your workout right away.  Why is that?  A study by the University of Scranton suggested that only 8% of us actually achieve our New Year’s goals.  The truth is that it’s hard maintaining the motivation.  Exercising is hard...

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Preparing For Exams

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Anxiety | 0 comments

Preparing For Exams

(As seen in Anton Publications week of April 8 – 14, 2015) The melting snow and vernal equinox may herald spring for some of us, but for many of our students Mother Nature’s machinations are eclipsed by common core assessments, Regents exams, and the SATs.  The summer may sparkle like a trophy for them, getting a little closer every day, but the heat is on now and the stress of these tests can make it difficult to focus at a time when they want to be just as sharp as their number 2 pencils. It’s normal for kids to feel a little nervous before taking an important test but test anxiety is more...

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