Archive | March, 2014

Make Time For Exercise And Meditation

If you are like most people, you probably feel like your days are pretty full. Many of my patients, colleagues, friends and family members are putting in very long hours at work. To make matters worse, some people have long and stressful commutes at the start of their work days and then again at the […]

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Depression, Suicide and Stress Among Soldiers’ Family Members

This excellent articles examines the effect that recent wars are having on our soldiers and their family members. Suicides among spouses in quite disturbing. Our heroes and their families need comprehensive treatment. http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2014/03/us/uncounted-suicides/

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International Day Of Happiness Conference

Here is a link to an interesting event on being positive. https://www.entheos.com/International-Day-Of-Happiness/Elaine-Tarantin-O’Brien

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Athletes Use Meditation To Improve Focus And Performance

Here is an interesting article on the value of meditation for athletes. http://www.philly.com/philly/health/sportsmedicine/20140316_Athletes_using_meditation_to_improve_performance.html

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How To Build Self-Esteem

There are many books on building self-esteem. I recently read Dr. Nathaniel Brandon’s work, The Six Pillars Of Self-Esteem. This is an excellent book for psychologist, psychiatrists, marriage therapists, parents and coaches. http://www.amazon.com/Six-Pillars-Self-Esteem-Definitive-Leading/dp/0553374397/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394897755&sr=1-1&keywords=nathaniel+branden+books

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One Simple Tip For Managing Stress From Buddhism.

From my weekly newspaper column, here is a simple tip for managing stress. http://www.northjersey.com/community-news/family/one-simple-tip-to-manage-stress-1.740001

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Tennis Tips: Do You Have A Drop Shot?

Tennis Tip For This Season: The Art Of The Drop Shot A drop shot is a thing of beauty and it can be a powerful weapon in every level of tennis. Being able to hit a well disguised drop shot on your forehand and your backhand can be a great asset for you and for […]

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How To Build Self-Confidence And Self-Esteem At Any Age

Psychologists, psychiatrists and psychotherapists have been interested in how to build self confidence and self-esteem for a very long time. Much of their research has focused on children and adolescents. However, I believe that building self-confidence and self-esteem are important throughout our whole life. This article describes how a positive experience helped seniors to feel […]

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Parenting Tip: Should You Go To Your Child’s Next Game?

Should You Stay Away From Your Child’s Next Game Watching children participate in sports can be a wonderful experience foryoungsters and for their parents. Some kids really love having their family members at their sporting events. And some moms and dads love coaching their kids in sports like baseball, soccer,basketball and football. Parents often feel […]

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How To Parent Your College Age Student

How To Parent Your College Student A lot of young adults including two of my own will be heading off to universities and colleges very shortly. When raising a young person, there are times when we need to hang on and to protect them and there are other times when we need to let them […]

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Some Important Facts About Autism

Some Important Facts About Autism Recently, I received a referral from a colleague who wanted me to talk to patient of his. The man was in his fifties and his physician felt he was suffering from stress and perhaps depression. While this man was a bit depressed and did report some symptoms of stress, his […]

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What Your Dog Can Teach You About Stress Management

Dogs And Stress Management Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. I just got back from the dog park where my canine and I had a wonderful time. Nate and I try to get there as much as possible. We have a lot of friends at the dog park. Some are four legged and some are two legged. […]

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Things I Will Miss About Derek Jeter: From My Weekly Newspaper Column

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