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TALKING with my 88-year-old mother, four and a half years after my father died from a brain tumor, I was surprised to hear her questioning herself. “You’d think I would be over it by now,” . . . .

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event 

By Caryn Jung, MS
Senior Coordinator, UA Life & Work Connections

What you will eat, how much, and what kinds of foods you consume are daily decisions you make. UA campus organizations are combining forces to create an easily identifiable way of recognizing nutritious and sustainable foods offered to you from the UA Dining Services.

If you are reading this, you are probably considering weight-loss surgery as a way to resolve your weight concerns once and for all. That is a big step!

During the holiday season, we have a special opportunity to reflect on who we once were and how we have arrived at our present self. Holiday events, customs, and beliefs can help us feel connected to others, even during times of stress or loneliness.

Experts say gaining weight doesn't have to be inevitable during the holidays, but it could take some extra concentration and commitment.

The holiday season brings many mixed messages about food and drink. It can be hard to navigate for those who want to maintain a healthy weight, as so many of the foods are high in calories, fat, salt, sugar, and alcohol. No single food causes weight gain.

The web article "Surviving the 'Back to School' Schedule Shifts: Tips for Working Parents and Managers" offers excellent advice for managers as well as working parents who face the perrenial challenges of work-life scheduling transitions.

Since there's no standard for grieving, it can be hard to tell if we're making progress. Many of us worry whether the feelings we experience are "normal."

The following tips are provided to help ensure a safe and healthy home, work and learning environment. This is beneficial information for individuals of all ages, but especially for: