Articles About self-care

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    NOV 22, 2019

    Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 6 tips to help you cope.

    Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 6 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >

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    FEB 08, 2019

    Why everyone should keep a journal — 7 surprising benefits

    What do Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Frida Kahlo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Frederick Douglass all have in common? Each of these famous figures kept a journal or diary to record their experiences, thoughts, or feelings. Kahlo and da Vinci even used illustrations to express emotions and sketch out ideas. ... Read More >

    TOPICSself-careStress Management

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    DEC 11, 2018

    Start fresh — your month-by-month guide for a great 2019

    It’s a new year — and the perfect time to turn over a new leaf. But New Year’s resolutions are often short-lived, sometimes producing more guilt than results. ... Read More >

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    SEP 07, 2017

    When Georgia caregivers need care, too

    Whether you’re taking care of aging parents, a spouse with an ongoing condition, or a seriously ill friend, caregiving can be deeply rewarding. But it can also be one of the toughest jobs you’ll ever have. ... Read More >

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    SEP 07, 2016

    How to integrate work or school into your life

    Life is hectic — that’s the reality we live in now. Getting the kids ready in the morning, rushing to class or to the office, battling traffic, trying to find a moment to schedule that dentist appointment, clearing time to hit the gym or study during the day. Whatever activities fill your calendar, finding ways to integrate your work or school and your life takes effort. ... Read More >

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