By Christen Deering-Wilcock, LMSW There are 4 types of parenting styles: Authoritarian Authoritative Permissive Uninvolved 1️⃣Authoritarian parents are very strict. Obedience is very important to these parents; behave or be punished… end of story. They tend to be highly demanding but not too responsive for the needs of the child. Children of such parents may […]
Why do I do what I do?Many have asked me and all I can say is I can’t help myself. I can’t imagine doing anything else. You see, I have made my life journey my work and I have come to realize that every fiber of my being wants to help others lessen the load. […]
First published in the Pawling record on December 29th, 2017. Talking about the things many of us take for granted. Inspiring local resident, Lucille Grippo, shares how she’s come to learn the value of the simply things in her life, like the calendar. Read more. Click here.
First published in the November 2017 issue of the Pawling Record. Read more. Click here.
Life is a series of refocusing the lens. The lens of how you view yourself in relation to the world. What makes you tick and do the things you do? Today while journaling I focused on contentment. In the past I would be clouded by discontentment, second guessing myself, and indecision. I couldn’t imagine any […]
Wow! How quickly a mood can change. You’re plugging along, cramming the day full of “STUFF”, open the mail to an unexpected $8000+ bill and a letter from a company saying they are sending you to collections. Panic….TEARS….a call to your insurance company only to find that somewhere along the line a check was lost […]
There’s really nothing to be afraid of. All you need is more information. Advanced directives are something everyone over the age of 18 should have. Did you know that 20-30% of end of life interventions had no meaning and actually prolonged patient suffering? So don’t be a chicken. Read more about ADVANCED DIRECTIVES your or […]
Ever find yourself at a quandary? You know what you have to do, finding the time to do it is another question. More often than not, many of us leave our physical health on the back burner, taking for granted that it will be there when we need it, only to find that perhaps we’ve […]
Many times we overlook some of the simplest pleasures in life. There is something to be said about the healing of fiber arts paired together with the aromatherapy of essential oils. Did you know that people who infuse their homes, cars, offices with essential oils can improve the quality of their air, affect their mood, […]
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