Tag Archive: communication

Aug 04

Mukilteo Is Strong, But Healing From The Emotional Wound Is Slow

How Can We Support Each Other?   Mukilteo has been shaken by the fatal shooting that occurred on Saturday night. We are all devastated by losing three of our young people, and another injured. For the young man who pulled the trigger, he is facing life altering charges. In such traumatic events, we witness very …

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Apr 15

Personality Disorder Under The Lens

Personality Disorder – not label, not put down, but no excuse for bad behavior: what is it then?   Attaching a mental health diagnosis to each other has become fashionable lately. Recently, statements in the press stating Trump is a narcissist, the neighbor is borderline, and the boss is bipolar are pretty commonplace. In defense …

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Feb 26

4 Reasons Why ADHD Is Epidemic in America (but not in Europe)

Considering ADHD our focus might be in the wrong place   Thanks to the challenge made by one professor of pediatrics, the ADHD argument received new momentum recently. In his published opinion, “ADHD does disservice to children as a diagnosis,” Dimitri Christakis, of Seattle Children’s Hospital said he considers that the “attentional capacity” varies from …

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Apr 30

Mirroring, mirroring…

Why couples seem so similar after many years spent together? Partly because they accustomed to mirror each other’s posture, gestures, tone of voice, many times meta-communication, even the negative ones. The more you know about your unconscious reaction, the more you understand what your partner goes through… Shortly after our first anniversary, my husband and …

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May 27

Acknowledge Feelings

Acknowledge Understand Accept Empathize Importance is in this order         When I was a new immigrant to America, iI was exposed to many unfamiliar things coupled with complete bewilderment. Shortly thereafter, I was attending a local college to learn English as a second language. At the end of the year, I was …

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