Recent Posts by Dr. Andrea Bonior
Stress relief. When things get crazy, you might feel far too busy to schedule that brunch. But when you’re slammed, that’s actually when you need your friends the most: the laughter, distraction, and catharsis that they can provide are among the best medicine there is. And they work wonders for bringing down your blood pressure, clearing your mind, and helping you sleep better. (It’s not just the mimosas!)
Countering Depression. You might have enough Facebook “friends” to fill a concert hall but still feel a profound sense of isolation. Close, nourishing relationships, however--those of...
Volunteer. I know, I know. You barely have time to buy new underwear. How could you possibly commit to a soup kitchen? But even a three-hour shift somewhere can bring a multitude of benefits: from the mood boost of helping your community to the interaction with other energetic people. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box: from animal shelters to stream cleanings to nursing home theater troupes, there’s a volunteer opportunity for everyone.
The Wonders of Technology. Much has been written (in print and online!) about how much technology has revolutionized the way we socialize. But...
There's bound to be that one mother who can't seem to leave you alone. No matter what the situation, she finds a way to execute a snide remark about your cooking, parenting, or multitasking skills. You've been doing your best not to butt heads with her, but it is just getting really hard! Here are a couple tips to handle that crazy MILP:
Remember It's Not About You. As easy as it is to take it personally when she makes a crack about the snack your brought (High Fructose THIS!), a mom who is continually cutting you down is almost invariably doing it because of her own insecurities,...