Intentional Healing – What is it and How Do I Start?

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Healing is a process of restoring balance, energy, and meaning.  It involves the unification of desire, purpose, action, receptivity and faith.  It doesn’t necessarily mean nothing hurts or your condition goes away, but it does offer you a new relationship with life, yourself and others.

Intention

Intention involves assigning a focus to your day or specific task, choosing a deliberate idea ...

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Coping with a Diagnosis of PTSD

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PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, affects millions of people each year. A PTSD diagnosis usually comes after a stressful event–such as an accident, witnessing a terrorist event or military combat, or enduring abuse–and can wreak havoc on the emotions and mental well-being of an individual and his or her family.

Although most people who ...

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How to Approach the Discussion on Assisted Living

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In New England, resident elders are usually rugged individualists. This can make conversations about assisted living more of a challenge. Typically, people place more value on maintaining independence here in the Northeast. The reluctance to recognize the need to accept help can be a daunting hurdle.

Several factors may come into play – are there family members or in-home caretakers readily available to visit over time to observe how the elder is doing? What terms are you one with the elder(s) ...

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How to Embrace “Less is More” on the Golf Course

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Less is more. We all know the truth in this – when it comes to the golf swing. It doesn’t take strength as much as speed and soft hands to allow the club head to effectively compress the ball – whether we’re putting, chipping or driving the ball. Once we get out onto the golf course, the ego generally likes to take over and hit – hard and far. Often the result is not pretty and it takes a toll ...

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