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Write for Us – Van Blarcom Consulting

If you are looking for guest blogging opportunities, submit your blog post to write for us. Founded by Kendall Van Blarcom, Van Blarcom Consulting is based in California. We provide personal consulting to over 1,000 clients around the world. Counseling remotely is a proactive way to reach seniors and individuals who are housebound. Van Blarcom …

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Home Instead of Senior Care

Choosing Your Home Instead of Senior Care

If you are an older adult, or caring for an aging senior, the topic of home instead of senior care has likely come up. But, you don’t have to move to an assisted living facility to get the care needed. There are ways to get help with personal issues, meals, and medication while still living …

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Learn ways to reduce your risk of a stroke.

Ways To Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke

Are you seeking ways to reduce your risk of a stroke? A stroke happens when an area of your brain experiences interrupted or reduced blood flow, resulting in a loss of oxygen and nutrients to brain tissue in that area. Strokes are serious medical emergencies that can be life threatening.  If you are ready to …

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Learn how to deal with anxiety confidentially.

As a Senior, Do You Know How to Deal with Anxiety, Depression?

One thing I’ve noticed over my years as a therapist and personal consultant is how many seniors have a hard time asking for help for personal problems. People at every age are unsure of how to deal with anxiety, and this can be particularly true of older adults who were raised to be self-sufficient and …

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Steps you can take to silence your inner critic.

5 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

It is an unfortunate reality that many engage in negative self-talk, but there are ways to silence your inner critic. After all, if there was a friend in your life who continually pointed out your faults, you wouldn’t want to spend time with them anymore, right? Friends should buoy one another, and self-talk should also …

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Steps to take when it feels like everyone else is happy.

Managing Woe When It Feels Like Everyone Else is Happy

When it feels like everyone else is happy except you, it can be difficult to know where to turn. The term depression is frequently used, some use it to describe temporary sadness associated with an isolated event while others are coping with debilitating pain. For some, depression is a major disorder that can impair one’s …

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Keep your mind sharp by playing and listening to music.

Can Music Help Me Stay Sharp?

Listening and playing music is enjoyable and has real benefits. Studies have shown that music can improve mood and memory while reducing pain and anxiety. Music stimulates the brain and can be a useful tool to keep your mind sharp and maintain mental alertness. If you are a senior or older adult seeking ways to …

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Steps to stress-free parenting

Advice for Stress-Free Parenting

Stress-free parenting isn’t easy. After all, being a parent has many joys but it can also be difficult. Youngsters can be demanding, and they have a lot of energy. But remember, it’s your priority to make sure they’re safe, fed, and have a roof over their heads. Thinking about your actions is important, because you …

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5 Tips for Avoiding Senior Fraud

Unfortunately, senior fraud exists. It happens when an older adult is convinced to relinquish their assets to another person. Sometimes it is a stranger, but there are even examples of family members taking advantage of the senior citizens in their lives.  There has been progress as regulators and legislators have taken note of senior fraud. …

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Coping with Nervousness

Are you stressed and anxious on a regular basis but you aren’t sure why? There are ways to handle negative feelings rather than denying or running away from them. You don’t have to let stress control your existence. A personal counselor can help. Steps to Coping with Nervousness Anxieties are inevitable. When you are confronted with …

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Sometimes the best thing to do is to say goodbye to an unhealthy relationship.

Saying Goodbye to Unhealthy Relationships

Not every relationship is meant to last forever. There are times when the best thing we can do for ourselves is to say goodbye to an unhealthy relationship. If you feel like you are constantly monitoring your behavior or you are investing a lot of emotions into another person and getting little in return, it …

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Write for us

Write for Us – Van Blarcom Consulting

If you are looking for guest blogging opportunities, submit your blog post to write for us. Founded by Kendall Van Blarcom, Van Blarcom Consulting is based in California. We provide personal consulting to over 1,000 clients around the world. Counseling remotely is a proactive way to reach seniors and individuals who are housebound. Van Blarcom

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Home Instead of Senior Care

Choosing Your Home Instead of Senior Care

If you are an older adult, or caring for an aging senior, the topic of home instead of senior care has likely come up. But, you don’t have to move to an assisted living facility to get the care needed. There are ways to get help with personal issues, meals, and medication while still living

Read More »
Learn ways to reduce your risk of a stroke.

Ways To Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke

Are you seeking ways to reduce your risk of a stroke? A stroke happens when an area of your brain experiences interrupted or reduced blood flow, resulting in a loss of oxygen and nutrients to brain tissue in that area. Strokes are serious medical emergencies that can be life threatening.  If you are ready to

Read More »
Learn how to deal with anxiety confidentially.

As a Senior, Do You Know How to Deal with Anxiety, Depression?

One thing I’ve noticed over my years as a therapist and personal consultant is how many seniors have a hard time asking for help for personal problems. People at every age are unsure of how to deal with anxiety, and this can be particularly true of older adults who were raised to be self-sufficient and

Read More »
Steps you can take to silence your inner critic.

5 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

It is an unfortunate reality that many engage in negative self-talk, but there are ways to silence your inner critic. After all, if there was a friend in your life who continually pointed out your faults, you wouldn’t want to spend time with them anymore, right? Friends should buoy one another, and self-talk should also

Read More »
Steps to take when it feels like everyone else is happy.

Managing Woe When It Feels Like Everyone Else is Happy

When it feels like everyone else is happy except you, it can be difficult to know where to turn. The term depression is frequently used, some use it to describe temporary sadness associated with an isolated event while others are coping with debilitating pain. For some, depression is a major disorder that can impair one’s

Read More »
Keep your mind sharp by playing and listening to music.

Can Music Help Me Stay Sharp?

Listening and playing music is enjoyable and has real benefits. Studies have shown that music can improve mood and memory while reducing pain and anxiety. Music stimulates the brain and can be a useful tool to keep your mind sharp and maintain mental alertness. If you are a senior or older adult seeking ways to

Read More »
Steps to stress-free parenting

Advice for Stress-Free Parenting

Stress-free parenting isn’t easy. After all, being a parent has many joys but it can also be difficult. Youngsters can be demanding, and they have a lot of energy. But remember, it’s your priority to make sure they’re safe, fed, and have a roof over their heads. Thinking about your actions is important, because you

Read More »
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5 Tips for Avoiding Senior Fraud

Unfortunately, senior fraud exists. It happens when an older adult is convinced to relinquish their assets to another person. Sometimes it is a stranger, but there are even examples of family members taking advantage of the senior citizens in their lives.  There has been progress as regulators and legislators have taken note of senior fraud.

Read More »
https://kvanb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Coping-with-nervousness.jpg

Coping with Nervousness

Are you stressed and anxious on a regular basis but you aren’t sure why? There are ways to handle negative feelings rather than denying or running away from them. You don’t have to let stress control your existence. A personal counselor can help. Steps to Coping with Nervousness Anxieties are inevitable. When you are confronted with

Read More »
Sometimes the best thing to do is to say goodbye to an unhealthy relationship.

Saying Goodbye to Unhealthy Relationships

Not every relationship is meant to last forever. There are times when the best thing we can do for ourselves is to say goodbye to an unhealthy relationship. If you feel like you are constantly monitoring your behavior or you are investing a lot of emotions into another person and getting little in return, it

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