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Items of interest to our Vaishnavas C.A.R.E. community and readers.

Conflict Resolution Skills

Conflict Resolution Skills

Whatever the cause of disagreements and disputes, by learning these skills, you can keep your personal and professional relationships strong and growing. Understanding conflict Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything, all the time. The key is not to avoid conflict butmore>>

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

What is borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness. It develops during adolescence or early adulthood. It’s marked by a pattern of emotional instability, impulsive behavior, distorted self-image, and unstable relationships. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 1.6 percent of adults in the United States have BPD.  Whatmore>>

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Oatmeal and Diabetes: The Do’s and Don’ts

Oatmeal and Diabetes: The Do’s and Don’ts

Overview: Diabetes is a metabolic condition that affects how the body either produces or uses insulin. This makes it difficult to maintain blood sugar in a healthy range, which is crucial for the health of those with diabetes. When managing blood sugar, it’s important to control the amount of carbohydrates eaten in one sitting, since carbsmore>>

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How to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship

How to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship

Getting out of an abusive relationship isn’t easy, but you deserve to live free of fear. Here’s how to find help for abused and battered women. If you’re in an abusive relationship “Why doesn’t she just leave?” It’s the question many people ask when they learn that a woman is suffering battery and abuse. Butmore>>

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How Chronic Loneliness Can Trigger Health Problems

How Chronic Loneliness Can Trigger Health Problems

A growing body of research shows links to serious conditions By Deborah Quilter Last time you visited your doctor, did he or she ask if you felt lonely? Did your doctor inquire about how many friendships you have or ask about how many community groups you are involved with? There’s a growing body of research showingmore>>

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UPCOMING Vaishnavas CARE Seminar in Toronto, Canada

UPCOMING Vaishnavas CARE Seminar in Toronto, Canada

  Please Join Us for our NEXT Vaishnavas CARE Seminar in Toronto, Canada Where: ISKCON Toronto Temple When: Saturday, May 16, 2020  Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Workbooks, Snacks and Lunch provided) Our Toronto Vaishnavas CARE Team has grown to become the largest of our Vaishnavas CARE teams within North America. Presently, they havemore>>

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Dying Children: How Much Do They Know?

Dying Children: How Much Do They Know?

By Barbara Karnes QUESTION: Should children be told of their impending death or do they somehow know it? It is interesting to me that we can talk about adults approaching death and all the dynamics involved with a certain amount of detachment. Being an adult I understand that people die (other people, not me ofmore>>

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Why Many Doctors Botch Delivering Bad News

Why Many Doctors Botch Delivering Bad News

As a result, patients are too often left ill-informed about their prognoses By JoNel Aleccia Dr. Ron Naito, an internist in Portland, Ore., who was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in 2018. His doctor wouldn’t confirm the terminal diagnosis. After nearly 40 years as an internist, Dr. Ron Naito knew what the sky-high resultsmore>>

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Grief Support: Knowing What to Say and What to Avoid

Grief Support: Knowing What to Say and What to Avoid

By Steven Moeller   The majority of grievers are desperately in need of support to help them in coping with their losses. They need someone to listen to them witho analysis, criticism or judgment. Fear of how to approach grievers and assist them stops many well-meaning people from being there for these people when theymore>>

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Are you guilty of obesity shaming?

Are you guilty of obesity shaming?

By LESLEY YOUNG Check your own internal weight biases with this quiz so you can avoid spreading a body-shaming attitude. Do you find yourself making assumptions about the people in this photo based on their weight? Take the quiz to find out whether you have unconscious biases that contribute to body shaming.      Havingmore>>

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