Mental Illness

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Give Yourself a Dose of Self-Compassion and Reduce Your Stress

February 5th, 2019

Do you speak to yourself as you would to a friend? Or are you as kind to yourself as you are to a friend? According to one of the leading experts in self-compassion, Kristin Neff, self-compassion is showing yourself kindness and care the same way you would to a friend in instances of perceived inadequacy, […]

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Mindfulness Training for Older Adults: Adding Life not Just Years

January 29th, 2019

Before there was cryonics, there were Egyptian mummification. Before there was mindfulness, there was unconscious living. Before the significant advances in medicine in the 21st century, the average life expectancy in the world was 48 years. Today the average life expectancy in the United States is 78.6 years according to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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Embracing Brené Brown Vulnerability in Aging

December 31st, 2018

“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability. To be alive is to be vulnerable.”1 Could we have gotten it wrong all these years? That is, that feeling of being emotionally exposed or uncertain, as Brené […]

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A Conversation about End-of-Life Care

December 6th, 2018

From the lens of a social worker and a professional care manager, Lisa Rogers shares about the difficulties, the tough decisions, the complexities involving end-of-life care for patients and families, and how her presence as a care expert can help guide them through these challenging times. Etta:  Lisa, describe to us your role at Intervention […]

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