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Helping People with Dementia Cope during Holiday Gatherings

Helping People with Dementia Cope during Holiday Gatherings

Helping include a loved one with dementia in the holidays does require adjustment and planning. But these preparations are important because if someone has dementia, that doesn’t take away their desire to enjoy the holidays. UW Health Geriatric...
12/11/2019 | Helping People with Dementia Cope during Holiday Gatherings

Learning How to Savor the Moment

Learning How to Savor the Moment

It sounds like the plot of a holiday movie – an adult swept up in the stress of a busy job, bills, chores and other demands is reminded by a young child about the simple joy that comes from playing in the snow. While it might cause some eye rol...
11/19/2019 | Learning How to Savor the Moment

Tips to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Tips to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

At work, are you afraid colleagues might find out you’re not as capable as they may think? Do you feel like any praise you receive for success is because people are just trying to be nice, not because you actually deserve it? Rather than celebr...
10/22/2019 | Tips to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

The Benefits of Going to the Gym

The Benefits of Going to the Gym

If you’ve been considering joining a gym, you know there are an overwhelming number of options out there. Low monthly fees, no contracts, 24-hour access, personal trainers, child care – the options are endless, but your wallet isn’t...
10/21/2019 | The Benefits of Going to the Gym

Managing Grief

Managing Grief

The thing about grief is that we may not even realize that’s what we’re feeling. Often, we tie it to a significant loss – such as the death of a loved one or a beloved pet. But feelings of grief can also result from a medical issue ...
9/23/2019 | Managing Grief

Helping Teens Learn the Mental Aspect of the Game

Helping Teens Learn the Mental Aspect of the Game

For those who were athletes in high school, you may have poignant memories of missing the ball, striking out or missing a goal. Even years later, the feelings can be quite strong and with reason. Teens are particularly hard on themselves, often ...
9/19/2019 | Helping Teens Learn the Mental Aspect of the Game

 

 

 

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