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Life Is Meant To Be Enjoyed. This Guide Will Help You Do It.

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

It's Time to Enjoy Life: The Enjoy Life Community Program

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

Years ago I was the President of the Port Jefferson Station / Terryville Civic Association. During my time as an officer, our organization functioned...

'I'm Going to Die Soon'

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

"I'm going to die soon." Yesterday I spoke with a relative who said this to me. Not, thankfully, because she has any particular health reason for th...

People Living With Alzheimer's Can Still Enjoy Life

Marie Marley | Posted 08.22.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

It seems that Alzheimer's is a devastating illness and that those who have it can never again enjoy life. But in the books of several experts on the disease, however, a somewhat different picture emerges.

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing.

Expectation

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

"This is going to be hard" "This is going to 'suck'" "I'm going to have a terrible time" "I'm dreading going to work" Sound familiar? When we a...

With vs. For

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

When I work with people, I never consider them working "for" me, or me working "for" them, but "with" me as part of a team. I now understand why I've been met, time and again, with disappointment or frustration.

Bruce Jenner: Conformance and Judgment

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

I commend Jenner for opening a much-needed area for discussion, and, hopefully acceptance for many. After all, Who says we can't all live together in harmony and enjoy life?

8 Ways Snow Makes You A Happier Person

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

There's no doubt that the worst of winter has arrived, bringing sub-zero temperatures and icy winds along with it. The dark, frigid days make it tough...

5 Ways To Slow Down And Enjoy Your Life More

Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Andy Puddicombe for YouBeauty Most of us have wished for a simpler life at some stage or other. No surprise really, given how hectic our tech-fu...

Don't Rush Through Life: Give Yourself Permission to Rest and Relax

Heather Martin | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Martin

Life is short, yet we spend an awful lot of it in angst about our past, present and future. We push ourselves to keep working and producing when we just need a little break -- a nap, a beach day, a walk.

10 Things People With Alzheimer's Have Taught Me

Marie Marley | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Alzheimer's caregiving and pride don't mix! To avoid embarrassing the person or, even worse, to avoid a major argument, try agreeing with whatever they say, even if it's wrong. It takes some time to master this approach, but it is usually successful.

Are You in Denial?

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

It's most important to remember anything is possible and that it may be in our power to make a change to prevent a potentially undesirable situation from becoming worse.

Don't Label Me

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

If you must put a label on someone, tell them they have a tendency to be successful. Tell them that they will excel. Tell them that they are wonderful. Tell them that they are beautiful. Tell them that they shine.

Don't Let Things Fester

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

Look at yourself -- look at your health, your relationships, or that "dead end" job. Is it time to get a life situation under control, like the fleas? Only you can decide when it's the right time to do so.

5 Simple Pleasures -- Made Better

Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living

If you hadn't heard, Louis C.K. will not be getting his daughters smartphones. “I think these things are toxic, especially for kids,” the come...

Time for... Change?

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

If you can put into your mind that there is no mountain too big to climb, you can start making changes to get there. All it takes is your realization that you need to start the process.

Can People With Alzheimer's Still Enjoy Life?

Marie Marley | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Among the general public, Alzheimer's is typically considered a horrible, cruel and devastating disease that destroys its "victims," one that robs them of their very humanity.