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Posts from ‘August, 2009’

Boomers Dealing with Difficult Teens

You’d think at this stage of your life, things would get easier. After all, the kids aren’t babies any more. They are pretty much on their own. However, who’d expect them to be so rebellious, moody and just plain out of control?

The stress it puts on you and your family is huge and most times you just drop your hands in disgust without knowing what to do. Yet, there are lessons to be learned and strategies you can use to make things better.teens1

Teens are going to argue with you no matter what the issue. This is how they find their place in an adult world, as they learn to transition away from being children to young productive individuals.… CONTINUE READING

Baby Boomers’ Health Care: Three Steps to Positive Outcomes

You know that at some point in the future, you will probably need to have surgery or some medical procedure that may arise unexpectantly. Would you be prepared? Studies show that patients who prepare themselves for surgery heal faster, experience less pain, have fewer complications and speedier recovery time. How do you keep the anxiety of surgery down so you experience a calmer, more positive surgical procedure?surgery2

1. Learn to relax yourself. Naturally, before any procedure, your nervous system becomes unbalanced and stressed. Train yourself to settle down so that your system can perform in a way that works for you, not against you.… CONTINUE READING