"Family Stuff....Welcome Home!"
"Family Stuff....Welcome Home!" By L.T.Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist One of the points I stress to my students - when I teach clinical courses is: “Not every family looks like yours”. This is an important point to remember when you are working with families. The other thing I tell my students, and I tell my clients, is: “Everybody has stuff!” In fact, what I have found across time is:: " if a client or family comes in and they look too good - that concerns me". Because, what I h
Raucous: Bring it on! Bring it in! Light it Up!
Raucous: Bring it on! Bring it in! Light it Up! by L.T. Force, Ph. D. Gerontologist So, we think we heard mixed messages positioning ourselves as we entered the: “COVID - Quarantine” and then we thought we heard more mixed messages as to how best to: protect ourselves, entertain ourselves and stay in balance both physically and mentally - during the quarantine. Well, my friends - get ready because the mixed messages are gaining momentum - as we prepare ourselves for reentry i
Ease-Up....”I’m good enough!”
Ease-Up....”I’m good enough!” By L.T.Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist We hear all the time about the importance of staying in the moment....the importance of: "focusing on the now....closing our eyes and focusing on the presence of our breath". There probably isn’t a day that goes by we are not exposed to how important it is to be mindful and to not be captured or entrapped with a focus on the past or the future....and to stay in the present....stay in the moment. However, as I was
Repack, Reset, Repurpose, Revive, Reenter....Go!
Repack, Reset, Repurpose, Revive, Reenter....Go! By L.T. Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist So, here we are - a year plus in this new universe. Just think, 13 months ago we hadn’t even heard the words: “COVID -19”. For sure, we had no idea what the term/diagnosis meant - nor did we have any idea what was in store for us. I remember, early in the: “COVID-quarantine discussion”, hearing on the news and then reading on social media: "the government of Italy had closed the entire country