Why Won’t Bullying End?

A lot of you cared, just not enough. ― Jay Asher This week, we saw another child, thirteen-year-old Daniel Fitzpatrick, take his own life, leaving a note telling of all the bullying he endured and how he just couldn’t go on. He tied a belt around his neck and hung … Continue reading

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Sharing a Feeling Called Loneliness

Yes they’re sharing a drink they call loneliness, but it’s better than drinking alone. ~ Billy Joel “The Piano Man” The picture here was taken this week by me while walking alone on the beach. As I took the picture, I sensed in myself a feeling of being alone and … Continue reading

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Fake It Until You Make It

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. ~ Albert Ellis I remember having a conversation with a doctor … Continue reading

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Healthy University: Episode 31 – Dr. Ellen deLara on Bullying Scars

Family therapist and author, Dr. Ellen deLara, talks with host, Alan Eisenberg, about the scars that bullying can leave on people, long after the abuse has ended. Dr. Ellen Walser deLara is a family therapist and an associate professor at the School of Social Work at Syracuse University. Her areas of research expertise … Continue reading

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Living with Contentment

“I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.”  ― John Stuart Mill “I am never happy,” I told my mentor.” “Never?” he asked me. “Do you expect to be happy all the time. So you are never happy?” “Well, maybe … Continue reading

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Better Living with Therapy

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson For some, life is not all sunshine and daisies. Life can be trying at times, especially if an individual has an addiction. While in its throws, addiction can … Continue reading

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Healthy University: Episode 30 – Author Amy Pecic on the Long-Term Effects of Bullying

Author and writer, Amy Pecic, talks with host, Alan Eisenberg, about the long-term effects bullying had on her life. Amy Pecic is currently a writer and public relations consultant. Her professional background includes over 20 years in sales, business development and public relations. She’s worked with clients at some of the largest … Continue reading

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