Posts Tagged ‘Mental Health’

How to Repair and Sustain Relationships

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:48 1 Comment

Guest Post by Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.

Practice forgiveness, acceptance, compassion, consideration, graciousness and generosity. Turn the other cheek. Treat others as you wish to be treated.
Try to avoid getting defensive and angry. Give the benefit of the doubt. Don’t assume the worst. Don’t assume your partner did what they did to intentionally hurt you.
There is […]

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Happiness: 3 Tips for a Spectacular YOU

Friday, June 11, 2010 15:19 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Posted in Healthy Living
Thank you to all the Huffingtonpost readers for retweeting my latest post on Huffingtonpost, “3 Tips for a Spectacular YOU, Oh Really?” (published in the “Happiness” section) on Twitter 348 times.  I greatly appreciate your readership.
You know that person you work with, the one that always seems […]

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CDC Finds 1 in 5 High School Students Abuse Prescription Drugs

Thursday, June 3, 2010 18:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra RN, BSN, MPA
Latest News Update

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that one in five U.S. high school students have taken a prescription drug that they didn’t get from their doctor.
According to the 2009 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) that was released today from the […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse: Superwoman Syndrome Fuels Concern

Friday, March 5, 2010 9:24 1 Comment

Part I
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

There’s no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it’s escalating in epic proportions.  Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.  Concerning trends include older adults, adolescents and women.
On MSNBC’s website, Karen Asp writes, Superwoman syndrome fuels pill-pop culture, and it’s about how […]

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3 Ways to Boost Your Health: Meditate, Connect With Friends & Smile

Saturday, September 19, 2009 13:10 No Comments

3 Simple Things to Boost Your Health
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

1.  Meditate
You may feel that you need to be in a lotus pose or in a spa like environment to gain the benefits of mediation, but truth is you can be anywhere.
You can meditate while waiting in line at the post office, in a […]

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