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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Solutions To Loneliness That Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

“Half of Americans view themselves as lonely,” said David Cordani, president, and CEO of Cigna Corp. “I can’t help but be surprised [by that].” (Cigna is an NPR sponsor and a major provider of health insurance for NPR employees.) The latest surveys also found something surprising about loneliness in the younger generation:  .”..”the younger generation was …

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How To Complain Wisely

Need to complain, moan and groan? Don’t we all? Here’s the rub: Chucky Complainers and Wendy Whiners get little respect. People want you to suck it up. However, that can eat at your heart and give you an ulcer. What to do? Strengthen your Emotional Inlelligence by finding a complaint partner.  Never heard of Complaint Partners?  This …

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Know Life Is Always Changing: An Emotional Intelligence Strengtening Tip

Emotional Fitness Training Tips Tip one; Hope for change when the storm surrounds you. Tip two; Embrace peace and calm when you can. Tip three: Remember what matters and keep working to make your small part of the world less storm driven. Thank you for all you do Practice Kindness and share, comment or like this …

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