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Month: November 2014

When the Police Are Called on Your Child: Our Introduction to the Juvenile Justice System

“Welcome to the Juvenile Justice System. We will do our best to ensure you have a pleasant visit so that you will return again and again!” This is what I believe the guide I read recently for parents to acquaint themselves with the Juvenile Justice System SHOULD say. Why am I reading about the DJS, you ask? A short time ago I wrote a blog about my twelve-year-old stepson who steals. He moved in with his dad and me at the age of nine. At that time he was stealing, lying and destroying property. His mother was at her...

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I Caught My Child Lying: How to Manage Sneaky Behavior in Kids

Let’s face it; we are probably all guilty of some type of “sneaking around” when we were younger. We may have stolen cigarettes from our parents, or lied about going to a friend’s house, or said we were going to the “library” when we were really going to a dance. We may have even thought we were justified at the time and come up with all kinds of reasons to explain our misbehavior. The sneaky behavior and lying become the “method” for them to solve problems – not a good or effective method – but a method. Despite how...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

generalized anxiety disorder symptoms can be widespread and debilitating, affecting people both mentally and physically. Not everyone who suffers from GAD will have the same symptoms or suffer to the same degree, but the most common symptom is excessive anxiety and unremitting worry which lasts for at least six months and is out of proportion to the events, circumstances or risk in a person’s life. The worry is also not specifically about certain problems in particular, rather it is a general worry about a variety of topics, events or activities. This may then result in excessive reassurance-seeking from others. Psychological symptoms can include the following: Constant worrying Intrusive thoughts that make you anxious Feeling unable to stop or control worrying Feeling ‘on edge’ Difficulty concentrating Irritability Restlessness Having feelings that something awful will happen Imagining the ‘worst case scenario’ of situations Feeling that you can’t cope with uncertainty Physical symptoms can also include: Tiredness and becoming easily fatigued Muscle tension Nausea and stomach upsets Sleep disturbance – difficulty falling or staying asleep Dizziness A noticeably fast or irregular heartbeat Headache Pins and Needles Dry mouth Excessive sweating Trembling or shaking The signs and symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder can change and fluctuate, sometimes you can have better days than others or find that certain situations, people or events increase your symptoms. It can be difficult to break the cycle of...

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Managing The Stresses Of Making Business Decisions

It can be stressful when you have to make important decisions regarding your business and career. We all want to make the right decisions and this can create a lot of anxiety. As a result, here are some suggestions on how to manage the stresses of making the right decisions. First, get all of the facts and necessary information to make the right decision. Find out the necessary facts of the situation and study all relevant information. This is important because you do not want to miss critical information that could make a difference in your decision. Think about...

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Get Into a Relationship for the Right Reasons

Some people get into a relationship so they do not have to be alone. This is not a good idea. Getting into a relationship with someone just so you are with someone doesn’t always work out. A person should get into a relationship for the right reasons. Getting into a relationship with someone for the sake of not being by yourself can cause problems down the road. What happens if you pick the wrong person? Let’s say you choose someone and you get married. After five or six months, you start to realize that you made a mistake in...

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