Reducing Stress in the Family

What is it about stress that we like so much, I wonder? We must if we keep inviting it into our psyches and our lives. Stress can be good. Athletes will describe how stress can actually enhance performance and medical researchers are finding that stress can strengthen the immune system and fight against diseases like Alzheimer’s, because it causes brain cells to work at peak capacities. … [Read more...]

Joan Esposito

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I'll be talking with Joan Esposito Saturday morning. Joan is the remarkable woman who has taken the Women's 4 Miler Training program from 150 to over 1,000 participants a year. She has inspired thousands of women over the last 13 years. Tune into WINA 1070 AM at 8:30 tomorrow morning to find out how... … [Read more...]

Blumpari

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK: Small sparks exist inside all of us should we be brave enough to acknowledge them and patient enough to let them bloom. --Cherry Kwunyeun One of the things I like best about Real Life with Jennifer Till is how often what I get from the show is so different from what I expect to get. Before the interview with Cherry Kwunyeun I would have said that this show was about social … [Read more...]

Surviving the teen years…

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: When I was 16 years old, I was amazed at how stupid and incompetent my father was. By the time I turned 21, I was amazed at how much he had learned in just five short years. (paraphrased) --Mark Twain If I’ve learned anything from my travels and travails is that difficulties in a relationship almost never lie at the feet of only one party in the relationship. Introspection … [Read more...]

Long distance caregiving

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: When a father cares for his son, they both laugh. When a son must care for his father, they both weep. (paraphrased) --The Talmud Caring for others can and often does make us feel good. Acts of love and compassion can and do enrich the soul. What is it then that causes us to drive ourselves to pain and distraction when caring for our parents? I am thinking it's the same thing … [Read more...]

The Power of Pleasure

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: Be kinder to yourself than you think you ought to be. -- Cheri Huber The feedback on this interview has been really interesting. Some of my listeners, I am guessing those who have had experience in movement training (Tai Chi, martial arts, yoga, dance, etc.) seemed to connect more easily to much of what Susan McCulley was saying. Others had a more difficult time. In either … [Read more...]