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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You can buy green doughnuts at Krispy Kreme for St. Patrick’s Day

If you want to go all-out on St. Patrick’s Day this year, make sure your breakfast is colored green, too.Krispy Kreme is selling green doughnuts for the holiday, so if you forget to wear green, you can just bring your friends and family green doughnuts to avoid getting pinched. Why do people wear green on St….

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OFF THE VINE: Time to stop playing ‘What’s my Wine’

Back in the 1950’s a television game show titled “What’s My Line” featured celebrity panelists questioning contestants in order to determine what exactly they did for a living. An extremely laborious exercise, if you ask me.So, what does all this have to do with wine? Recently I overheard a customer ask a wine store clerk,…

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Music: Americana sound rings true for Lola Kirke in cross-country tour

Lola Kirke grew up as the daughter of famous, successful parents, and she’s already carved out her own lustrous career acting in both films and TV. But this winter Kirke is driving cross-country in a van and playing small venue shows like any other struggling musician, and as far as she’s concerned that’s bliss.Kirke, 28,…

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Questions You Can Expect to Answer for Your Creativity Coach

Creators being seized by irresistible impulses to generate manuscripts, or new entrepreneurial ventures, or new directions in which to lead existing businesses isn’t actually the way that creative efforts usually unfold.  Very often, the most powerful elements of worthy creative pursuits can be coaxed to the surface by questions.  Those questions then begin a process…

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BODY-MIND AND THE CORONAVIRUS ~ Kathi Fairbend Guest Post

The world is engulfed in confusion about Coronavirus data, guidelines, restrictions, sadness about those who have lost their lives and what will unfold in the future. We have been inundated with instructions for disinfecting and hand washing, along with endless reflections on the stress of schedule changes for families. Millions of Americans used to de-stress…

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What is True Personal Power?

It’s one thing to want to be “more successful” or to “have better relationships,” but achieving true personal power is a much more specific goal.  It means that the goals you seek and the successes you achieve are derived from your core self—that part of you that is the reservoir for your most heartfelt dreams…

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The Heart of the Matter: The Pain-2-Power Principle

Today is the official launch of the Pain-to-Power website.  So, today seems like a good day to write about the central idea of Pain-2-Power. In order to become truly powerful, despite any level of adversity (even facing the immense stresses associated with Coronavirus), you have to be working with the non-fiction, authentic version of your…

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Ten Pain-2-Power Coronavirus Questions

We’re being deluged with information about Coronavirus through television and the Internet, by text and by email and by phone.  The media, friends and family are, of course, distributing and exchanging news, facts, rumors and advice all day, every day, while most Americans observe social distancing, working from home or having been laid off from…

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WHAT IF THE PEOPLE WHO HURT YOU GROWING UP WERE DOING THEIR BEST?

One theme that comes up repeatedly as I work with Pain-2-Power clients is how to understand those who caused them emotional pain.  Not infrequently, those are the people who were closest to my clients in earlier chapters of their life stories—their parents, for instance, or older siblings, or close friends.  For so many people, their…

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CORONAVIRUS, ANXIETY, TRUMP AND CUOMO

These are times when fear—including the pain of anxiety about illness and strained finances and social isolation—is spreading like the Coronavirus itself.  So, it is a time when we need all the tools we can get to battle back against that fear. There have been other times when our nation and the world has needed…

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8 places to get farm fresh ice cream in Massachusetts

Ice cream is a special part of summer. Few things are better than a cone at the end of a warm day. But not just any ice cream will do — summer calls for ice cream directly from the farm. Here are eight spots in Massachusetts to get farm fresh ice cream. Rice Fruit Farm Ice CreamLocation:…

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The brilliant Bernadette Peters headlines Boston Pops on Opening Night

When it comes to assembling a set list for her concerts, Broadway legend Bernadette Peters need look no further than the scores of the many hit musicals she’s done.That lofty list now includes “Hello, Dolly!” – revived in 2017–2018 with Bette Midler, and subsequently Peters, in the role of matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi.“I’m going to…

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Q&A: Bruce Springsteen photographer Barry Schneier presents in Holliston April 27

A quick flip through a new coffee table book by Holliston resident Barry Schneier, “Bruce Springsteen: Rock and Roll Future,” will give you an appreciation of some very cool photos Schneier shot on a special night in rock history – May 9, 1974, when Springsteen and that year’s version of the E Street Band opened…

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Finding Your True Self is Like Finding Gold

Visit Dr. Keith Ablow’s websites: https://www.pain-2-power.com https://www.keithablow.com https://www.keithablowcreative.com Dr. Keith Ablow is dedicated to helping others build powerful lives. He is a New York Times bestselling self-help author and the Founder of https://www.pain-2-power.com, a highly individualized empowerment system that combines elements of life coaching, counseling and mentoring into a remarkably effective strategy for personal empowerment….

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