Posts Tagged ‘Mental Health’

Live in the Moment or Envision the Future?

Friday, June 5, 2009 18:39 No Comments

How to get excited for both

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I have a really good friend who has somehow mastered living in the moment.  Ask him about the future and you won’t get much of a response.  While I enjoy the “moments” of everyday I can’t help but move my mind forward to envision the […]

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health

Friday, May 8, 2009 13:24 No Comments

Simple lifestyle changes boost your health–and your happiness

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Health care isn’t just what happens between you and your medical professionals. It’s how you care for yourself and maintain your health and well-being. Here are five ways to change your life in a way that will not only make you healthier, but […]

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Prescription Drugs: Keep Out of Reach of Teens

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 16:42 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Will Hiding Mom & Dad’s Meds Keep Teens’ Hands off Them?
Keep Out of Reach of Teens
While fewer teens may be trying inhalants as reported recently in The Wall Street Journal, more teens are abusing prescription drugs.
“Every day, 2,500 kids age 12 to 17 abuse a prescription painkiller for the first […]

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Hope and Healing

Sunday, March 15, 2009 15:31 1 Comment

By Walter E. Jacobson, MD
Do you think it’s possible to heal your body with hope and heart?
Barack Obama spoke of hope in his presidential campaign. Hope and change to detoxify, to unify, to restore vitality and heal a nation.
The physical body is not unlike the body politic. With hope and by making better choices, it […]

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Happiness: It’s Contagious

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 8:01 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
If you’re happy chances are your friends will be happy and their friends will be happy… and so on and so on and so on.
When was the last time you felt really happy? Maybe it was this morning, yesterday or last week. Those feelings of joy, cheer, elation, euphoria or […]

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