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Making Decisions

By |2020-11-17T13:41:25-06:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Focus, Planning, Seniors|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes making decisions is easy, other times not so much.  We all make decisions all the time, every day throughout the day.  We don’t think twice about many of them since they are part of our daily routines.  We usually make these types of decisions quickly because they are not complex and may be repetitious.  The brains working memory only holds about 7 items.  More than that is processed into long-term memory which requires conscious effort. There are always choices or options to consider in order to make decisions. A decision ‘is the act or process of deciding’ according to [...]

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When it Rains it Pours – Dealing With Overwhelm When Life Happens

By |2020-11-17T13:41:44-06:00November 5th, 2012|Categories: Reduce Stress|Tags: , , |

Ever hear that phrase, ‘when it rains, it pours’? I’m sure you have at one time or another.  And we all know what it means – when one thing happens right after another, and these ‘things’ are usually not good things, although they can be. That's when overwhelm happens. Life happens, and things can change dramatically at a moment’s notice, and it can be overwhelming. The not-so-good things can cause a huge amount of stress and anxiety, especially if you don’t have time to recoup from one thing before the next one happens. Our bodies and minds are pretty resilient; [...]

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