What is unique about Team Positive: How to Build Support for Someone Dealing with Chronic Illness, is the focus on what caregiver should do.
One of the first tools I introduce in working with those dealing with a chronic, life-altering challenge (as well as just about any anxiety-induced problem) is this simple mindfulness ritual. The goal is to begin to strengthen the ability to remain in the present moment. This includes being able to notice when the mind shifts... Continue Reading →
While writing Team Positive: How to Build Support for Someone Coping with Chronic Illness, I would often find articles like the following: My Friend’s Cancer Taught Me About a Hole in Our Health System https://nyti.ms/2U2ezYY The situations that he outlines here are exactly a few of the major reasons why I was compelled to write... Continue Reading →
In working to develop support for a difficult diagnosis, I have played around with a large range of products available on the market. One of the most useful tools I have come across would most certainly enhance the information in my book, Team Positive, How to Build Support for Someone Coping with Chronic Illness, would... Continue Reading →
Here is the most recent presentation that I used for a CHADD Chapter (the National Resource on ADHD) here in Providence RI. It is a quick overview of what ADHD is, what it is like to live with it, how to get/give support, and treatment options. https://youtu.be/lCSPDc86s1M
This next article come from a series of online videos called "This Way Up!" in which I looked at how we develop a habit. We often use these approaches in forming a good habit but, this same process is also good at developing the habits that we don't want. Worse yet, we often don't even... Continue Reading →
Here is a technique that I've utilized often times in helping couples, families and even individuals in situations where they are dealing with other parties and they don't understand why the conversations always seem to end poorly. Have you ever had one of those moments where you come home, you've had an emotional day at... Continue Reading →
How much time do you waste? Now, I'm not talking about the time that you're playing video games or engaged in a book or a lot of the guilt ridden things that we do for fun because if you review the four main areas that we need to focus in order to have a balanced... Continue Reading →