We spend a lot of time at work. So, to be unhappy at work means we spend a lot of time unhappy. No one faults a person for looking elsewhere when work starts to take a toll, and sometimes, unhappiness at work requires a change. But for a variety of reasons, before changing jobs, it …[Read More]
For all of you Reality TV junkies, the latest season of Celebrity Rehab (Season 3), the brainchild of Dr. Drew Pinsky, MD, was no doubt a success. It portrays and chronicles the addiction and early recovery process of several struggling celebrities with all the guilty-pleasure-sympathy-inducing drama that fans could hope for. As a psychologist, one …[Read More]
It is never too late to make changes that could have a positive impact on your health, and every little bit helps. For this reason, I am devoting this blog to a few of the smaller everyday changes that caregivers should consider that will hopefully provide dividends down the road. Here are a few resolutions that stem from lessons I have learned in working with those who spend their time engaged in caring for a loved one with dementia.