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The Family Project

The Re-Introduction//Re-Engagement and Re-Creation of the Family can occur in many different ways. One way is to identify and enact a family project. What is something that you can do as a family that brings in all of the energy, talent and shared enthusiasm of family members. The Singing Family We can introduce one example […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On April 2, 2020
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A Healing Sound

Ivan Zy Lim, Psy.D. To Taoists, emotions are seen as energetic states that rise from the five major organs – the liver, heart, spleen, lungs and kidneys – each associated with a geographical direction, a natural element, and specific positive and negative emotions. This is part of the Five Transformational Phases (wu xing) theory, also […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 31, 2020
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The Tug of War Toy

As I sit in the floor playing tug-of-war with my new puppy, I realize that I don’t feel like a sandwich generation person, I feel like the tug-of-war toy! I am a happily married, 60-year-old woman with three grown children who are all successful in their chosen fields of work. I have four grandkids and […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 31, 2020
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Handwashing with Mindfulness

Ivan Zy Lim As we receive daily updates on the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), one key advice involves hand-washing. We should all be frequently washing our hands for at least 20 seconds using soap and water or hand sanitiser. In particular, when you get to work or arrive home, after you blow your nose, […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 31, 2020
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The Chinese Handshake

Ivan Zy Lim, Psy.D. In today’s society, people usually shake hands when meeting like in western society. Shaking hands is a form of human contact subject to the finest variations and distinctions. Possible variations as regards pressure, duration, emotional response, sex, the height of the person, the condition of the skin affected by social classes […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 30, 2020
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Activity and Learning: How Do we Achieve Both for our Stay-at-Home Children?

William Bergquist, Ph.D. In a recent issue of Time (March 30, 2020) Susie Allison offers some advice about how to keep our kids busy. We offer a summary of her recommendations, as well as several of the reflections made by members of our Task Force. Establishing a Routine First, according to Allison, we should establish […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 30, 2020
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The Professional School of Psychology

Web Site: https://psychology.edu/ The Professional School of Psychology (PSP) is a global organization that has been serving the educational needs of professional psychologists and human service needs of diverse populations throughout the world for more than 40 years. While in existence, PSP has addressed human needs in such areas as AIDS, trauma induced by terrorism […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 24, 2020
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Collaboration: Issue Four (2020)

Until recently, Communities Collaborating was facilitating the building of a coalition among small, often isolated communities across the United States. These communities are often “islands” (whether surrounded by water or unoccupied land) and offer distinctive local services–often serving as communities of heart. While this collaboration is still of great value, there is now a much […]
  • Posted by Bill Bergquist
  • On March 22, 2020
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