4 Helpful Tips To Help You Get Back To Work

4 Helpful Tips To Help You Get Back To Work

More than 26 million jobs have been lost in the United States since the end of March. So now more than ever, getting back to the basics is of the...
Enjoy the Good

Enjoy the Good

In Lancaster County we are now close to moving from a “red” to a “yellow” designation which is the beginning of “reopening” for our community. Not surprisingly, a lot of...
My Experience with the Protest in Lancaster Sunday

My Experience with the Protest in Lancaster Sunday

Sunday at 2:00 there was a car rally to respond to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Instructions were to drive in your cars along a designated route of...
And also…And also…And also…

And also…And also…And also…

And also...And also...And also... A friend asked why I have not said anything about Minneapolis this week. The same could be said about my silence about the Bramble last week....
So…did we ever find the Fountain of Youth?

So…did we ever find the Fountain of Youth?

“What do you want?” I was asked that simple question yesterday on a Zoom call, during a communication exercise. While there is no shortage of things all of us long...
Counselors Discuss Ways to Manage COVID-19 Anxiety and Anger, and How We Move Forward

Counselors Discuss Ways to Manage COVID-19 Anxiety and Anger, and How We Move Forward

While many of us have finally settled into a routine after the disruption of the coronavirus pandemic, the anxiety of what lies ahead has not abated as our uncertainty of...
Helping Kids Cope

Helping Kids Cope

Someone recently came to me asking for advice on how to talk to their child about the pandemic and social distancing. Their 6-year old daughter had been managing well, but...
Yearning to get out? Dig in.

Yearning to get out? Dig in.

There is something cathartic about digging through the dirt. The pandemic has turned many of us into semi-professional landscapers and hikers. I know that I for one have gone on...
Staying Connected Through Compassion

Staying Connected Through Compassion

The level of loss, fear, and even anger that we are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic can leave us with tremendous distress. Significant changes playing out in our personal lives,...
Together-ing with Melissa Ressler

The Elderly Population And Covid In Lancaster PA — A Perspective

Melissa Ressler works among the elderly population in Lancaster PA in her roles as Executive Director of Lancaster Downtowners and Residence Manager at Steeple View Lofts. She shares how the...
Living Alone During a Pandemic

Living Alone During a Pandemic

As a therapist, I have had many conversations with people about loneliness. My interest in this was piqued recently due to a confluence of circumstances—the pandemic with its isolation, a...
Some Good News

Some Good News

Need something to make you feel good on a Monday? Maybe some good news in a sea of not-so-good news? Actor John Krasinski has been sharing some good news from...
Deaths in Long-Term Care Homes Traumatize Young Nurses

Deaths in Long-Term Care Homes Traumatize Young Nurses

COUNTY TEAM SKILLED IN TREATING PTSD IS PREPARING TO HELP THEM It’s a health issue brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic that has received little attention so far. But in...
By the People, For the People, Accessible to the People

By the People, For the People, Accessible to the People

So often, it seems as if the government by the people, for the people cannot seem to align itself with the schedule of the people. Be it carving out time...
Commissioners Meet  While Stevie Wonder’s Livestream Provides Inspiration

Commissioners Meet While Stevie Wonder’s Livestream Provides Inspiration

From left, Lancaster County Commissioners Craig Lehman, Josh Parsons and Ray D'Agostino. There could have been much inspiration for constituents who joined the Commissioners' livestream meeting on Wednesday, May 13....
Stress Management: Financial Peace

Stress Management: Financial Peace

Help, my mortgage is due and I don’t know if I can pay it! Does this sound familiar as a result of the Coronavirus? Are you stressed out at night...
In Need of Domestic Violence Services?

In Need of Domestic Violence Services?

If you are the victim of domestic abuse there are many great, local resources available. Most importantly, if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911...
Together-ing John Spidaliere

Realtor Expects Lancaster PA And Other Small City Real Estate Markets To Boom In Spite Of Covid Recession

Realtor Expects Lancaster PA And Other Small City Real Estate Markets To Boom In Spite Of Covid Recession   John Spidaliere is a realtor and owner of LancLiving Realty​ in...