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Audio: De-Stressing Before The Holiday of Pesach!!!!

Effective techniques to de-stress before the Pesach holiday.
3/27/2012, 2:05 PM

A7 Radio's "The Jewish Home & Family" with Leora Mandel
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Pesach is coming with much anticipation and much preparation.  Many
find the preparation required before the holiday arrives to cloud the
joy of celebrating the pesach holiday once is comes.
How can you effectively de-stress?
During this segment, we explore ways to itentify the sources of stress
in your life.  Are you currently coping with stress in healthy or
unhealthy ways?
There are two basic ways to deal with stressful situations:
1) Change the situation
2) Change your reaction to the situation.

These are two very important principles that we explore in depth.

Relationship Skills:
The importance of tuning into your spouses feelings, and effectively
responding to them.

Segment 2:
Parenting in a Nutshell:  Techniques for helping our children
effectively deal with stress.

Are you ever in a stressful situation where you feel the need for a
quick stress relief?  I think that we would all answer yes to this
We explore quick stress relief skills that are unfamiliar to many, yet
very effective:  Engaging your senses.  Listen to this segment to
learn more about how to effectively use this powerful tool.

Happiness:  Recognize  that there is a significant difference between
pleasure (what will make me feel good now) and happiness (what will
make me feel good in the long-term).


Family therapist, Leora Mandel, is both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).  She was trained in the U.S and has had experience working with individuals, couples and families. Her experience spans working in schools, mental health clinics, and private practice.  She does in-home family therapy and is available for online counseling.  Leora made aliyah to Israel with her husband and children, and today lives in the Jerusalem area where she also teaches Torah classes.  She lectures on marital relationships, child rearing, Jewish holidays and home life, to help you increase the harmony in your home! Email Leora with questions or comments at:
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