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Talking Brains Episode: Parenting During a Pandemic with Mark Bertin MD

By |2020-03-27T14:55:34-04:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Health, Parenting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A podcast about parenting during the coronavirus pandemic.You may already have marked a week since you quarantined with your kids. You also may feel like you're about to lose your sanity. Good news! Mark Bertin MD has returned to Talking Brains to help you figure out this "new normal." Dr. Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and [...]

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“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Right Now” on Psychology Today

By |2020-03-27T12:40:42-04:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Crisis, Health, Mental Health, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , |

Feeling overwhelmed has become our new normal. You are probably feeling extremely stressed, fatigued, and overwhelmed right now. The good news is that you are completely normal for feeling this way. The bad news is that this has become our new normal. How did we get here, and how do we protect ourselves emotionally? First, the lack of testing and accurate [...]

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“12 Ways to Effectively Parent During Coronavirus (COVID-19)” on Psychology Today

By |2020-03-17T16:47:10-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Children, Health, Parenting, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

As a parent, you are probably feeling a variety of emotions right now about the coronavirus pandemic — anxiety, fear,  anger, burnout, confusion, and an overwhelming sense of chaos. We are in the midst of an event that many have not seen in our lifetimes. On top of that, your kids' school has just been canceled for two weeks. You may have [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Ways to Effectively Parent During Coronavirus

By |2020-03-16T12:10:35-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Health, Parenting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A podcast about parenting during the coronavirus pandemic. As a parent, you are probably feeling a variety of emotions right now about the coronavirus pandemic — anxiety, fear, anger, burnout, confusion, and an overwhelming sense of chaos. We are in the midst of an event that many have not seen in our [...]

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Coping with Anxiety Related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

By |2020-03-16T12:11:46-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Ways to cope with fears about contracting coronavirus. I have heard from many people who are having a severe increase in anxiety due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic. Learn ways you can cope with an increase in stress related to fears about contracting the virus.

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Talking Brains Episode 7: Mental Energy as Expenses & Income with Irene Kerzhnerman PhD

By |2019-01-23T15:31:28-05:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Health, Mental Health, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about Mental Energy as Expenses and Income with Irene Kerzhnerman PhD. Is your energy running low? Viewing your energy as a bank account can stop you from being "overdrawn". Irene Kerzhnerman PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist with offices in Boca Raton, Florida. With over 20 years experience, she has been [...]

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Is It ADHD or a Thyroid Disorder?

By |2017-06-27T12:29:36-04:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: ADHD, Health|Tags: , , |

Is It ADHD or a Thyroid Disorder? Symptoms of ADHD and a thyroid disorder can be very similar.  You may also be more likely to have a thyroid disorder when you have ADHD.  Read on to find out more about both disorders. What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—a neurological, genetic, and biological disorder [...]

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Get Outside to Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

By |2017-06-27T12:20:46-04:00February 6th, 2017|Categories: Health, Nature|Tags: , , , |

You may think when you go out in nature that you are just looking at the beautiful scenery, but being in a "green space" - whether that is a park, trail, or grassy area -  improves your mental and physical wellbeing.   A "green space" is defined as any area that has not been developed and is [...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Life Better in the New Year

By |2017-02-06T11:10:57-05:00December 18th, 2016|Categories: Happiness, Health, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

The new year is upon us, and that means a fresh start.  This is the perfect time to reassess where we are going in life, where we want to go, and how we are going to get there.  Here are some ways to improve your quality of life in the new year. 1.  Set better boundaries. Setting [...]

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Sarkis Interview on Sirius XM 11/6

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00November 5th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Books, Health, Money, School|Tags: , , |

ADD and Your Money Listen In! On Tuesday 11/6 from 8-9am EDT, I will be interviewed about ADHD and money. You can hear it on Sirius XM Doctor Radio, Channel 81 in the segment "Everyday Health" with Dr. Carol Bernstein. Can't listen in then? No worries! It will replay again from 8-9pm EDT. [...]

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