Anyone who works or has responsibilities outside of family can relate to this post. When a close family member becomes ill; it is sometimes difficult to even think about shifting work #priorities. Often family members show there “true colors” when they do this – or do not. It can be challenging – cancelling and reprioritizing … More #Family First!
**Spend some time everyday in green spaces. Research shows 20 minutes in nature can lower stress hormones! Get the whole family outside with a walk, hike or bike ride. **Practicing Mindfulness for 2 weeks can rewire the way your brain reacts to stress. Studies have found that after doing mindfulness exercises like meditation and deep … More Rewire Your Brain – and Your Child’s!
Parenting Skills Program to Reverse High Stress Parenting (Parents of 4-8 year olds) It’s easy for parents to feel overwhelmed, especially in today’s world. This program shares stress and anger management strategies and how to become proficient Active Listeners and Conflict Resolution Practitioners essential in our busy home lives today. More About Eileen’s Parenting Skills Program INTRODUCTORY GROUP: Wednesday, … More Parenting Skills Program to Reverse High Stress Parenting (Parents of 4-8 year olds)
Bullying rates remain higher for children with disabilities, even as they mature. Studies point out the necessity for special education programs to teach appropriate response skills to children with disabilities. I facilitate workshops and trainings for children, families, educators and parents with this topic as well as bullying prevention and anger management Training Programs … More Bullying Prevention and Strategies for Conflict Resolution/Intervention Group Trainings and 1:1
I was on the airplane 3 nights ago, a return flight from European family fun and travels- and found myself contemplating how growing up in Brooklyn near Coney Island may have been a blessing in disguise- I became fearless going on the “scary” rides even though I never would go on the parachute- there were … More Scary Places & Being Resilient!
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Are you SOARing! into summer? Here in Long Island, NY everyone is participating in beach, boating, biking, bar-b-ques outdoor concerts and other fun. I hope that you can take a few days to relax, renew and recharge! I’m also in especially high spirits because all month we’ve had out of town company here- daughter Jess … More Summer Fun and BP Venues
The front row of upper level of double decker bus is the best seating :). Any seat at The Royal Albert Hall is fantastic- and the sound for Mark Knopfler & his band was super..great to hear the old faves “Sultan of Swing”, etc. and new music too. Pub lunch-supper (lupper?) by the Thames was … More London Fun!
SYNCHRONICITY-SERENDIPITY-SYNERGY are wonderfully timed scenarios-circumstances; it’s fabulous that the English language provides us with these feel-good words… Lately, my career/collaborations as well as family events and relationships are feeling that way/all good! My current involvement with The R.E.D. Team: Recharge-Empower-Develop You and Your Family (for additional insight view http://www.balanceandpower.com/events.php) is a perfect example: as I … More SYNERGY!(c) Eileen Lichtenstein 2010
I recently came across this on the internet- I am a firm believer in the importance of vacations. A new survey finds that when it comes to women, the emotional rewards of a vacation are often key drivers in where they choose to spend their holiday getaways. The survey, conducted by Roper Public Affairs for … More Women View Vacations as Priority(c) 2009 Eileen Lichtenstein