Tag Archives : stress

Emotional Health · Family & Friends · Health

Women’s Voices: How to Stay Healthy and Sane During the Holidays

By Women's Voices For Change
We tapped the wonderful women of the Women’s Voices family and asked them to give us their tried and true blueprints for navigating the holiday season. Here, they share with us the beauty of pressing "pause," saying “no,” modeling imperfection, creating time and space for reflection, being selective, keeping it short and sweet, and of course, making lists!
Read More »
General Medical · Lifestyle

Heart to Heart

By Katharine Johnson
At 35 years old, I wasn’t expecting a heart attack. Afterward, I had a friend tell me, “If I had to make a list of 10 people least likely to have a heart attack, you would have been at the top of the list.” I  certainly never thought I’d have two, so quietly that they almost missed it. I was…
Read More »
Money & Careers

Patricia Yarberry Allen: Economy Worries, Hard Realities

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I am worried. This is not an unusual state for me, as friends and colleagues will agree. Often, my worries can be assuaged by thoughtful preparation or action.  The worries of these days have left me in a state of paralysis. Every day I speak to dozens of people, professionally or socially or just out in the business of daily…
Read More »
Emotional Health

The Everyday Terrorists

By Sheenah Hankin
In my office I deal with terrorists every day. Their weaponry is words. They don’t torture me but daily commit cruel verbal attacks on others. “He won’t talk to me,” she complained. “I tell him what a lousy husband he is, how he expects me to do everything. Then he explodes and calls me a nagging bitch.” “So you do…
Read More »
Health · News · Technology

Death by Blogging Declares the NY Times; A Doctor’s Prescription for Boot Hill Bloggers

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen The Blogosphere was initially populated largely by wired boys with wit and dreams. Now we read on the front page of old media’s finest that unless they cash out young, the gender and ambition of these bloggers may do them in. “In Web World of 24/7 Stress, Writers Blog Till They Drop” the New York…
Read More »