How To Fret Less About Politics – Six EFT Tips

Apparently, the rates of clinical depression have increased since Trump took office. Sad, but even sadder are the increases in hate talk and fear-mongering that are now every present in all news.  I would worry less if such increases did not lead of the more unstable to acting violently. either against others or the self. Both …

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Labyrinths: An Innovative Mental Health Tool

 This post is about my years directing Mental Health Crisis Teams in the South Bronx.  It was there that I discovered Labyrinths and Meditation. I was fortunate to find in Social Work a career that I loved. Point of interest: I never aspired to be a social worker. I fought it tooth and nail. However, …

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Creating A Community of Care: F.R.I.E.N.D.S Inc

This article details my journey directing two Visiting Nurse Service of New York’s programs: children’s mobile crisis team and a family support service, in the poverty and crime-ridden Mott Haven section of the South Bronx.  Both services were funded by a special federal grant that allowed a great deal of innovation. Three other services were funded by the same …

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Thinking About What Matters: Why We Suffer?

 This post is about using Emotional Intelligence to ease the devastation of suffering. Each quote represents the universal attempt to explain suffering.. The most common explanations: It is our fault, randomness, God’s punishment, proof there is no God. As Robert Frost noted: “We dance round in a ring and suppose/But the secret sits in the …

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