WLNS-6: Social Withdrawal: How it hurts kids and how to spot the signs

(Source article here) LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – It’s a routine many school-aged children are now used to waking up at home to attend virtual school, at home. Eating lunch, at home. Spending free-time alone, at home. This grind is all too familiar to local 3rd...

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WELCOME 2021: The Theme is Resilience

Hello all, I wanted to share thoughts I have about the beginning of the New Year and the ending of the previous year. In pre-pandemic years our focus was on holiday and winter blues and stress management. I have written tips about how to handle...

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My ABC WLAJ53 – Your Daily Buzz – My Peace of Mind: Karen Gallagher – Racism

What is racism and how does it affect people who are being discriminated against? Feelings like fear, and living with stigmas make it challenging to live comfortably. Communities can come together to defeat this negative experience.  Tips to help defeat racism are provided by the...

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My ABC WLAJ53 – Your Daily Buzz – My Peace of Mind: Karen Gallagher – Social Injustice

Episodes of social injustice is an experience which causes retraumatization for people. Retraumaitization is a reminder of past trauma. It can be caused by triggers from historical events that bring up feelings of loss of control and may call emotional suffering. The Wellness Institute of MI...

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