Category Archives: Dr. Dickinson

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

Every family has traditions. From the way a family passes out presents, what the family eats on holiday mornings,  or even celebrating a religious tradition, these traditions flow through our holidays.  As children grow, move out of the house and even start their own core families, deciding which traditions to take from generation to generation is up to the children.Read More »

Exploring Gratitude: Gratitude and Sparkle

Exploring Gratitude: Gratitude and Sparkle

I was doing some nerdy reading recently and stumbled on a scholarly publication called “The Journal of Happiness Studies.” Yes, please! Basically these scholars review and approve articles all related to Happiness. Turns out study after study has been done to try to break the code on how to make us happier. Read More »

Exploring Gratitude: Gratefulness According to Webster

I confess – I’ve always had a secret love for the dictionary. I find language to be fascinating, care about the way that things are said, and appreciate the nuances in the choice of one word over another.

I found myself the other day thinking about how we have a tendency to interchange the words thankful and grateful. So I decided to do a little research and what I found really surprised me. It’s changed the way that I look at the idea of gratitude.Read More »

Dealing with Stress During the Government Shutdown

Part of the challenge with this kind of stress is that it is outside of our control. Most people can handle almost anything for a few days, but after that window of time, endurance fatigue starts to set in and people begin to feel overwhelmed and hopeless. It’s important to do what you can to manage the stress of the uncertain and unknown. Here are a few things that we recommend to our clients during times of stress…Read More »

Why Are We Running?

Why Are We Running?

There was an intensity to the movement that left no doubt the only thing to do was join in the crushing 400 meter dash. We, along with the other 200 people on the train, made it out to the sidewalk so quickly that you would have thought the last person on the platform was going to be shot. There we were, arm in arm, backpacks jostling, approaching near Olympic speeds hurling headlong down the ramp – and we had no idea why.Read More »

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