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Mon, 08/1/2011 at 8:48pm

Life is a Bowl of Cherries

By Hilary Katz MSW, LSW

Whoever said,” life is a bowl of cherries”, was not being entirely honest. While, we certainly experience all kinds of wonderful things in our lives, we also are challenged by feelings that can sometimes overshadow those positive events. Everybody deserves to own a set of tools that can be utilized when bad feelings become all consuming. Who would not want to have the ability to tackle the negative feeling in order to get back to those ripe, sweet cherries?

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Sat, 06/4/2011 at 5:49pm

Mental Mistakes and Cognitive Distortions

Mental mistakes or cognitive distortions are ways of thinking that help us to understand and navigate our world.  Cognitive distortions are learned ways of thinking.  Our experiences can help to reinforce them.  Though they help us to cope, can be adaptive and are logical, they are not rational.

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Tue, 08/20/2013 at 8:12am

 

1.     Clarify with your children the difference between basic expectations and situational rewards. 

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