Twelve Ideas for Beating the Corona Shut Down Boredom Blues

Find something to learn. What have you always wondered about? Use the internet to research a topic that you are interested in. It could take 5 minutes. Learn something new every day. Appreciate art. Listen to music (really, just sit and listen to every note of a song). Give yourself to immerse yourself completely in… Read More

10 Ways to Survive “Parenting in Place”

: Parenting Is Now More Stressful Since the onset of “stay at home” orders, I’ve talked with many parents who are dealing with the stress of being cooped up inside with kids for a long time. We love our kids, but the usual activities that burn off energy and keep them busy are not available… Read More

Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity

Dramatic Changes: What happens next with this Coronavirus? Our lives have already changed dramatically. Kids are home from school.  Increasingly, people are working from home. Grocery store shelves are half empty. Information on the news is confusing and changing day by day. New recommendations from the government all the time. We wonder how long all… Read More

The Pain Brain Feedback Loop

Pain That Stays: People who have physical pain face a host of problems. For good reason, the main focus is usually the physical pain and attempting to find some relief, if not a cure. Unfortunately for many people, chronic pain becomes a part of life. Medical solutions often are temporary, or inadequate.  Sometimes doctors can’t… Read More