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TIR: What It Is and How It Can Help People Affected by Trauma and Stress

TIR: What It Is and How It Can Help People Affected by Trauma and Stress

In 2003, Cynthia Scott had some unresolved issues that she wanted to put to rest. She ended up seeing a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) whose primary counseling tool was something called TIR. TIR stands for Traumatic Incident Reduction. TIR therapy was developed by retired California psychiatrist Dr.

Movies: "The Counselor"

Movies: "The Counselor"

Dark doings south of the border.  Fast cars, guns and snazzy parties.  A big drug deal goes awry and the naive man in the middle finds himself the target of a vengeful and remorseless Mexican drug cartel.

Wait, haven’t we seen this movie before?

 

Health Events in Maine November 3 to November 10.

Health Events in Maine November 3 to November 10.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3

1. GET LOTS OF GREAT IDEAS ON HOW TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE

HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO

Marriott at Sable Oaks
200 Sable Oaks Drive
South Portland

Sunday, November 3
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free screenings, demonstrations, fitness tips and healthy food!

For more information …

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

2. LEARN HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE GRAIN, BEAN AND VEGETABLE DISHES

3rd Annual Williams-Cone Craft Fair

3rd Annual Williams-Cone Craft Fair

Craft Fair at Williams-Cone School

19 Perkins St in Topsham Saturday Nov. 2, 2013 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craftt - Baked Goods

Soups and more sale.

Top 5 reasons to come to the Williams-Cone Elementary School CRAFT FAIR tomorrow:

5.

Trick or Treat and a Halloween Candy Confession

Trick or Treat and a Halloween Candy Confession

There was a time when the neighborhood kids did not get Halloween candy from the Atwood family. Instead, we handed out granola bars because we thought it was a healthier choice. We weren't the favorite house in the neighborhood. Fran Evans down the road beat out everyone. She made cupcakes from scratch and put each child from the neighborhood's name on top. My daughters still remember those cupcakes with great fondness. Read more ...

What is a Naturopathic Doctor? Can They Practice in Maine? Are They Covered by Insurance?

What is a Naturopathic Doctor? Can They Practice in Maine? Are They Covered by Insurance?

When my daughter was a toddler back in the mid 80s, one day I noticed that the soles of her feet were all cracked and peeling and red. She was diagnosed with eczema. The treatment was a steroid cream to reduce the inflammation. It didn't take long to figure out what was causing the problem. Footed pajamas. We thought they would keep her little feet warm and toasty, but instead the plastic materials made her feet sweat. We cut out the feet and she wore cotton socks instead. We also began using Calendula cream, which was prescribed by a naturopathic doctor. Read more ...

Leaving Something to Chance Might Open the Door to New Possibilities

Leaving Something to Chance Might Open the Door to New Possibilities

It's not easy to let go sometimes. To leave something to chance and see what happens. That's what we learned to do in our 2D design class while working on three separate projects. Read more ...