I know that l am experiencing PHSD, post traumatic Harvey disorder. I think most people in the broader Houston area are having stress reactions. I want to share a message that my friend wrote. It replaces images of destruction with images of humanity.

“Memory is a tricky thing; it does not record events exactly as they unfold. Instead, people engage in an array of energy-sparing mental shortcuts. Daniel Kahneman finds that people time-sample their experiences and encode an event according to how they feel at it's peak and at its end..."

On June 19th, 2016 Genie Brown Joslin participated in a radio show speaking about the tragic events that took place in Orlando, Florida. Please follow the link below to hear the segment. The discussion begins at the 32 minute mark. Thank you!

Communicating

July 11, 2016

I often remind couples to speak to each other as adults. This avoids defense reactions. Even if  we approach our partners as in a nurturing way we can sound like we are coming from a  parenting role. Whether we speak as a Nurturing Parent or a Critical Parent our partner is likely  to respond from a Child prospective...

Senior Expo

September 14, 2016

I will be participating in a Senior Expo on September 28, 2016. The event is hosted by The Leader newspaper. It is from 9 AM - 1:PM at SPJST Lodge 88 (15th St. & Beall). The Expo is FREE! And, there will be food & drink...

School Has Started

September 14, 2016

School has started and teacher conferences are coming soon. If your child is having some difficulty I can help you with parenting issues communicating with your child or the school I also can help your child with communication skills and feelings regarding the school experience...

Depressions & Big Elections

October 17th, 2016

"It's the Presidential election, and the campaign trail ain't pretty. In fact, it's an emotional time for many. An American Psychological Association 2016 Survey claims that 52% of the general public is experiencing Election Stress - and it doesn't matter if you're a democrat, republican, libertarian or independent..."-Psychology Today