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Positive Psychology - PPP011: Big Life Drama and Daily Discord: Overcoming Adversity with Eileen Lenson

 

Today’s guest and I are separated by 13,000 km and the mighty Pacific Ocean but thanks to the wonders of technology we chat in this episode as though we're in the same room. Eileen Lenson is in California and she is talking to us about adversity, resilience, courage, hope and her recently published book Overcoming Adversity: Conquering Life’s Challenges.

PPP011 - Eileen Lenson
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Radio 950AM KPRC Radio Interview - Texas

 

Safety for senior citizens is of great concern for both seniors and their loving family members.  I speak about a family support group I lead at an assisted living facility with the goal of making the emotional adjustment as comfortable as possible.  I explain several of the concerns that both the senior and family members will likely experience, and how to make the transition smoother for all. 

KPRC Radio - Eileen Lenson
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Radio 100.3AM KIKK Radio Interview- Holidays and Depression - Texas

 

I talk about the challenges people may encounter around the holidays. We are told to expect everything to be wonderful, which is known as the ‘Santa Myth!’  And yet some people find the pressures and holiday expectations cause them to experience depression and holiday blues. This is particularly difficult for people who are grieving the loss of a loved one during the holidays, or parents who are divorced and not spending the holiday with their children.  I share suggestions for anyone encountering the negative aspects of the holidays, and how to plan ahead so as to find what they need at such times.

KIKK Radio - Eileen Lenson
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Radio 790AM KABC Radio Interview - Los Angeles

 

Former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner was on a rampage in the Los Angeles area, killing law enforcement officers and citizens.  I address the psychological motivations behind his killing spree.  Psychological wounds collected over the years likely resulted in his anger growing into revenge, which distorted his perspective, reduced his coping mechanisms, and eventually concluded with the current tragic conclusions.

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KABC Radio - Eileen Lenson
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My training and experience provide me with the awareness of psychosocial issues that impact on people, the skills necessary to assess....

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