Give a Helping Hand

A helping hand or encouraging word. Sounds easy, doesn't it?  But I believe this is a difficult lesson to learn and to practice.  That's because the ego - that essence of our uniqueness will fight this almost every time, especially if in a work or other competitive situation where being 'right'  or 'recognized is considered important. But …

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30 Days of Self Esteem Day 3: Forgiveness

Jan Deelstra's premise works - "Letting go means living longer and healthier and happier.  If you must get even with the purveyor of betrayal, get even with the victimizer by living your best life, letting go of any attachment to the circumstances that you are now far beyond." Easy for me to say.  There is scientific proof (see blog …

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Are your Aging Parents or Elderly Clients Depressed?

Are your Aging Parents or Elderly Clients Depressed?.  This article is fascinating and something for all of us who have aging parents.  Keeping active is key. Related articles Treating Depression in the Elderly (everydayhealth.com) Benefits of Geriatric Massage Therapy (massageenvy.com) The Elderly in Convalescent Homes: the forgotten generation (insidesantosguardiola.wordpress.com) Role Reversal: Cohabitating with an Elderly …

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