communication

Denial As A Defense Mechanism

There are many defense mechanisms that people routinely use to protect their psyche from pain. Denial is one of those defense mechanisms. The definition of denial is a refusal to […]

Handling Emergencies

It is very interesting to me that in my professional life I am as cool as a cucumber during any type of emergency. In my private life though, I do […]

Happy Birthday Spencer!

Twenty six years ago today, I became a mother. It changed me so profoundly, it became everything that defined me in my life. Happy birthday Spencer!! I am so proud […]

Fear Of Change

So many of us are fearful of change. The unknown can create intense anxiety for adults and children alike. Regardless of the reasons for change, the anticipatory anxiety before the […]