What is acute stress disorder?

Acute stress disorder (ASD) is a short-term condition that can develop after a person experiences a traumatic event. Its symptoms are similar to those of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and can include mood changes, negative thoughts, flashbacks of the event, and nightmares. Learn more here. Originally posted 2019-02-05 00:11:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Just the two of us

Fabiola Mendez’s fingers moved agilely and rapidly along the strings of her cuatro playing a happy folk song from her native Puerto Rico.It was just the two of us in a small office, seated directly across from each other. Strangers forced into an intimate setting.The music starts. My eyes are transfixed as I’m instantly drawn…

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New album, gigs for Pembroke’s Matt York

Pembroke’s Matt York doesn’t play the kind of music that dominates the contemporary country music charts, which is to say arena-rockin’ odes to your truck, your small town, the beach, beer, country music, and occasionally even your significant other.But that hasn’t stopped York from developing a burgeoning fan base in Nashville, where he just spent…

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What are the best ways to stop overeating?

Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more here. Originally posted 2019-05-24 00:09:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Seen behind the scenes at NSMT’s ‘Jersey Boys’

The musical, “Jersey Boys,” tracks the rise, adult troubles and split of the Four Seasons to the group’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.Here’s what some of the cast and people behind the show look like in real life.The show runs through Sept. 1. Originally posted 2019-08-09 00:06:06. Republished by Blog Post…

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Lexapro?

Lexapro is the brand name of a drug called escitalopram, which is a safe and effective treatment for depression and anxiety. Doctors strongly recommend that people avoid alcohol while taking Lexapro. Alcohol can counteract the benefits of taking antidepressants and worsen their side effects. Learn more here. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:56:11. Republished by Blog Post…

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REVIEW: Mott the Hoople ’74 rocks Boston

The fact that there’s plenty of musical fire left in Ian Hunter comes as no surprise to rock fans who’ve followed the singer’s career over the past decade or so, but the revelation that his cohorts from the 1974 edition of Mott the Hoople are also willing and determined to kick out the jams was…

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EMDR therapy: Everything you need to know

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a type of therapy that doctors sometimes recommend for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental health conditions. Learn about how it works and whether it is effective here. Originally posted 2019-07-12 00:18:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Seen behind scene: What cast members of ‘Oklahoma!’ look like off stage

The cast does more than horse around in the North Shore Music Theatre’s production of the Rogers and Hammerstein classic, “Oklahoma!”The show includes plenty of singing and dancing with songs such as “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning,” The Surrey with the Fringe on Top,” “I Can’t Say No,” “People Will Say We’re in Love,” and,…

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Folk and blues legend Chris Smithers to perform in Plymouth

Chris Smither sings and plays the acoustic blues better than almost anyone ever has, embodying the way the music is ultimately about triumphing over travails, persevering through troubles, and, not infrequently, having a good time as you walk, or occasionally stumble, through life. Smither was born in Miami but mostly grew up in New Orleans, where…

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Street Therapy w/ Dr. Keith Ablow

This young woman continues to choose the wrong man. She’s been lied to, cheated on and even physically abused. Dr. Ablow believes that the choices she makes today are affected by the male role models who walked out on her during childhood. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:15:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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THE NEXT DRAFT: Pumpkin beers creep back into the market

SPENCER — The monks of St. Joseph’s Abbey follow a Trappist tradition that dates back to the 17th century.They operate their brewery by the strict standards of the International Trappist Association and produce timeless styles of beer that float above the whims of craft’s fleeting market.But, being in New England, their abbey cloister could not avoid…

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