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‘We ate too much.’ ‘Never never home.’ ‘We didn’t get to spend any quality time with those we wanted to.’ ‘Spent too much money.’ ‘I feel exhausted.’ ‘Why do we even bother?’ Avoid Holiday Stress If you want to avoid that stressed-out feeling this holiday season try implementing some new strategies and avoid some common mistakes. Like many, we tend to let our expectations, poor planning, and over-indulgence get in the way of truly enjoying and de-stressing during our ‘down-time’. The key to success in avoiding the ‘holiday blahs’ is to recognize those activities that energize, motivate, and please us, and to delete or change those activities that irritate, disappoint, and anger us. The first and...Read More
Spread the word, not the germs! This is the theme for National Hand Washing Awareness Week. They are looking for hand washing champions to join Henry the Hand in promoting hand washing to prevent the spread of germs. Washing your hands regularly can prevent many flus, and flu-like illnesses. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Think of yourself as a human petri-dish that grows all kind of icky bacteria and is the warm and cozy home for all kinds of viruses. Washing your hands regularly can prevent many flus, flu-like illnesses, common colds, conjunctivitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, Coxsackie viruses, Streptococcus, Pneumoccous, TB and more from growing, spreading or from entering your body. Beverly’s Hot Tips...Read More
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder “So what do I do when she comes back from break and has to clean her whole desk and equipment before she starts work again?” Many of us do things that are quirky. We check the lights, the iron, or the locks before we get on with our day. Some of us repeatedly check these things and some of us get so caught in the process that we are unable to get to work. What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is characterized by recurrent obsessions and/or compulsions that are severe enough to be time consuming or cause marked distress or significant impairment. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is made up of two parts; obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are...Read More
National Home Fire Safety Week “I know how we’d get out of the house mommy if we had a fire.” This was the start of a conversation I had with my 7 year old after a school fire drill. Plans were made and walked through and now we are all more prepared in case of a fire. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet It hadn’t occurred to me to have that conversation before then. But once we started talking about our home fire safety plan, all kinds of questions came up. Plans were made and walked through, and now we are all more prepared in case of a fire. Beverly’s Hot Tip For Building Resiliency and...Read More