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Category: Parenting 08-21-2012, 01:03 PM
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Separation Anxiety and Separation Anxiety Disorder: Part I

It is not unusual for a child to display displeasure when parting from caregivers, which usually include the child’s parents.

During this normal phase of development, the child often displays...
Category: Healthy Behavior 08-21-2012, 12:59 PM
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Encouraging a Successful School Experience for Your Child

As school approaches, parents wishing to give their child a good start may want to think about some of the more important elements of education in their child’s life.

Discussing education in a...
Category: Changing Behavior 07-23-2012, 03:33 PM
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Coping With the Know-it-all

In last week’s column I began a discussion of the know-it-all personality. That kind of person’s attitude often leads him to be narrow-minded and less willing to learn from experience. A boss or...
Category: Changing Behavior 07-23-2012, 03:04 PM
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It Can Be Very Difficult To Deal With Someone Who Thinks They Know Everything

Recognize anyone you know?

At a party, she barges her way into the conversation with an opinion. Not just any opinion, though. Her opinion.

She often tries to monopolize the conversation by picking...
Category: Healthy Behavior 07-09-2012, 12:42 PM
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Achieving Sobriety - Part 2

Last week I began a discussion of the tragedy of alcoholism. Most authorities consider alcoholism a disease and recognize that lack of willpower and self-discipline, immorality and weakness are not...
Category: Healthy Behavior 07-02-2012, 01:48 PM
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Achieving Sobriety - Part 1

Many people may have had either a personal experience with the tragedy of alcoholism or know someone who has been involved with alcohol dependency.

Warning signs of alcohol abuse often are...
Category: Healthy Thinking 06-25-2012, 01:38 PM
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Reading Can Help Combat Summer Boredom for Kids

Have your children started complaining of boredom yet this summer? Since school has been out now for several weeks, school-age children may be starting to say, “There is nothing to do.” And parents...
Category: Healthy Behavior 06-21-2012, 10:06 AM
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Beware of Reading Minds, Telling the Future

Do any of these statements sound familiar to you?

* “She says that she is my friend but I know that she really thinks I am just dumb and stupid.”

* “When my boss gets quiet and doesn’t speak to...
Category: Healthy Thinking 06-13-2012, 07:04 PM
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Views: 1,059
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Thinking 'what if'

Creativity takes many forms and can be expressed in many ways.

Good teachers, for example, have always stretched the imagination of their students by asking questions like “what if.”

Young minds...
Category: Changing Behavior 05-31-2012, 11:07 AM
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Fear of Birds May Be Irrational But Not Uncommon

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

I have a severe fear of birds and I have lived with this fear for most of my life. This includes all kinds of birds — from parakeets to chickens to American (bald) eagles.

Many of...
Category: Changing Behavior 05-31-2012, 11:02 AM
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Various Types of 'Clutter' Impede Efficiency

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

The results of my recent physical came back with several symptoms related to stress. My physician helped me narrow down most of my problems to activities related to my job. I work...
Category: Healthy Behavior 05-30-2012, 03:14 PM
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Coping With Peer Pressure

Peer pressure can be a source of great difficulty in a teen’s life. Parents find it baffling, powerful and even fearful at times. How can an influence outside the solid foundation of their home exert...
Category: Healthy Thinking 05-30-2012, 03:11 PM
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Are You Ready To Tie The Knot?

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

My fiancé and I have been engaged for three years, during which time our relationship and love for each other have become very strong. He has wanted to get married for quite some...
Category: Healthy Behavior 05-30-2012, 03:05 PM
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How Much Is Too Much Involvement By A Parent

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

I am a single parent of two boys, ages 5 and 8. They are the love of my life and I don’t know what my life would be without them. There are times, however, that I am afraid that I...
Category: Healthy Behavior 05-30-2012, 02:57 PM
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Many Barriers Stand In The Way Of Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Mental health is the way our thoughts, feelings and behaviors affect our lives. Good mental health promotes a healthy self-image, which often leads to rewarding relationships with others. Making good...
Category: Changing Behavior 04-19-2012, 05:29 PM
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Relocating Residence in Later Years

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

After many very happy years of living in our current home, my wife and I are in a quandary about our future residential needs.

We are both retired, live on a fixed income, and now...
Category: Parenting 04-11-2012, 02:26 PM
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Views: 843
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Parents Can Help Build Healthy Egos Early In Life

People who chronically experience emotional lows frequently suffer from low self-esteem. They are insecure, hypersensitive to criticism, have very little tolerance for imperfection, with an...
Category: Parenting 04-04-2012, 01:28 PM
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Empty Nests Don't Have to Cause Loneliness

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

Our third and youngest child will be graduating from high school in a few months and plans to attend college in another state, which leaves us with an empty nest.

I chose to not...
Category: Healthy Thinking 04-04-2012, 01:22 PM
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Kindness is Contagious

Among the benefits of kindness is the positive psychological gain for giver and receiver. When we see someone else help another person, it gives us a good feeling, which in turn causes us to do...
Category: Changing Behavior 03-08-2012, 11:40 AM
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Methods to Eliminate Panic Attacks

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

I have developed panic attacks while driving on highways. It began suddenly as I was passing a truck. I felt the desire to yank my steering wheel away from the truck, which means...
Category: Changing Behavior 03-01-2012, 10:32 AM
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Chronic Stress May Result In Physical and Psychological Overload

Chronic stress can result in such overload that something has to give.

It is known, for example, that certain diseases such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, peptic ulcer disease and cardiac...
Category: Healthy Thinking 02-23-2012, 10:24 AM
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Avoid the Tendency To Personalize Negative Events

Faulty thinking, resulting from illogical, irrational assumptions, leads many individuals to perceive themselves in a negative, self-depreciating manner.

Such people frequently tend to degrade...
Category: Healthy Behavior 02-15-2012, 01:18 PM
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Views: 884
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Shift Work Often Beats No Work At All

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

After looking many months without success for the right kind of job, I felt forced to take a job that necessitates shift work. This job is going to involve considerable adjustments...
Category: Aging 02-08-2012, 01:53 PM
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Social Connectedness Has a Positive Effect on Physical and Mental Health

Dear Dr. LeCrone:

My father is living in a retirement center and stays in his room by himself most of the time.

He and my mother were divorced several years ago so he has no one living with him....
Category: Changing Behavior 01-31-2012, 12:36 PM
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Don’t Let Social Anxiety Ruin Your Life

DEAR DR. LeCRONE: I suffer intense anxiety in situations where people, other than my immediate family members, are present. Consequently, I am unable to have social relationships or work in any...
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