Uncontrolled Anger & How to manage it

Ivette J. Russo MS in Clinical Psychology

Do you find yourself fuming when someone cuts you off in traffic? Does your blood pressure go through the roof when your child won’t cooperate? Anger is a normal and even healthy emotion; it lets us know that something is wrong.  That is why learning how to deal with it in a positive way is important.

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#1 Killer of Women

Heart disease is the number one killer of woman in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease remains the leading cause of death for men and women alike. Yet, for more than two decades, more women have died from it.

This staggering statistic came about because the healthcare community is more focused on significant relatable diseases like breast and ovarian cancer. Most women present themselves with atypical symptoms; they do not typically suffer from classic, chest-gripping heart attack pains.

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The Trauma Resolution Center (TRC)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Declares – Victim Services a Unique, Transformative Approach for Trauma Victims

 

MIAMI– The Victim Services – The Trauma Resolution Center (TRC) has gained national attention for their outstanding work in effectively resolving the impact of trauma in the Miami community for a dozen years.
In June, two representatives from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration visited the TRC as they had received a number of reports about the results of the program. After two days of interviewing staff and clients, here is their statement:

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GET FOCUSED

Ivette J. Russo MS in Clinical Psychology

You can be the most motivated, driven individual around, but at one time or another we all lose our focus. If you find that you’re not accomplishing as much as you’d like or that you spend too much time procrastinating, then you might need to improve your focus. A laser beam focus helps you accomplish more in less time, improves your attitude and makes work more enjoyable. Here are some helpful ways to achieve that focused state of mind. See which ones will work in your world.

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Solving a Problem and Making a Decision

Ivette J. Russo MS in Clinical Psychology

I wanted to cover the fear of solving a problem and making a decision individually, because I have come to the realization, that indecision can drain your mental and physical resources. Not knowing what to do or when to do it is one of the most frustrating situations I can think of. Sometimes a person becomes confused about when a decision should be made. The answer is ever so simple! Whenever there is a PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED. If there is no problem to be solved, then no action is necessary. Now, below is an outline you can follow to begin solving some of your problems using sound and logical decision making skills without fear.

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THE GIRL IN THE CAFÉ

Written by Paul Goodrich I hear them whispering the minute she walks in.  A jury of middle-aged women passing a verdict down on what they used to be, or could have been, if it wasn’t for all that botched liposuction and those fucked up Botox injections. This girl is beautiful, stunning.  Not like one of

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Graduation Rates – A National Problem

Written by Syl Peterkin Nobody plans to be dropout but the reality is more than 1/3rd of all students do! Most students don’t have a plan to drop out, but realistically it does happen for a number of reasons. People lose their scholarships (because of a bad grades, etc.), grants are dropped, family situations change

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Praising Oneself and Receiving Praise From Others

Praise is fuel for our positive self-worth. When someone offers a compliment, kind word, they’re actually fueling up your self-worth. Self-worth is the value we have for our self: our ideas, accomplishments, successes, as well as our appearance, personality and character. When other praise any of these qualities, they are doing us a big favor – they are recognizing us in a positive way. When we were young, most of us were taught some very basic elements of courtesy. For a lot of adults, they’ve simply forgotten how to say thank you when they receive the gift of recognition. Someone offers us a compliment, we hid and blush and try to become the invisible man or woman.

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Staying in Control

Ivette J. Russo MS in Clinical Psychology Stress is an emotional response to the demands of life.  It is the pressure we feel to meet a deadline, write a report, keep to a schedule, to expect others to keep their commitments, or to raise caring children in a seemingly hostile world.  It is estimated that

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Empowering Children to Manage Their Behavior

Ivette J. Russo MS in Clinical Psychology Who’s the boss around here? Sound familiar? Just about one time or another everyone’s been told what to do by someone else.  Not the most joyful experience people can have.  Children are no different.  For most children, when they know what to do, they don’t have to be

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