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Managing Stress: A Bowenian Perspective

In the last 18 months or so, the world has been touched by coronavirus. It has quickly evolved into a global pandemic. This unexpected force has relentlessly disrupted the flow of commerce, changed the shape of education, revealed the inadequacies of our healthcare system, exposed the limits of politics and legislation, and is even reshaping…

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Parenting and Mental Health: A Systemic View

Raising children is one of the most challenging responsibilities that we have as human beings. The process of parenting is extremely complex and often unpredictable. Every generation of parents must learn new ways to fulfill the parenting role. There are no fixed and absolute methods for raising children that will guarantee a positive outcome. Through…

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Articles Thinking Changes Things

Thinking Changes Things

In October 1929, the U.S. Stock Market crashed. Investors lost billions of dollars; were drained of their sense of invincibility; and confronted with the limits of industrialization and human power. This unprecedented event set in motion the Great Depression—a deep and sustained economic downturn that held the world in its grip for nearly a decade.…

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The Individual in Relationships and Families

When thinking about relationships, it is important to understand that there is an emotional process at work in all relationships and families. It is an instinctual and evolutionary process that varies in degree, not substance. Practically, this means that members of any relationship system are reactive to each other, mostly unconsciously. This reactivity is generally…

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