About ELINOR STANTON
BiographyElinor Stanton is a psychiatric nurse practitioner on Marco Island. She has 27 years of experience as a therapist in private practice and with a large health maintenance organization in Boston. Send comments and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 394-2861. Visit Stanton's Web site at http://www.etseven.net.
- Columnist - Marco Eagle
12/25/2007 - current
Mind Matters: Low energy? There may be more going on
Published 03/17/2011 at 5:23 p.m.
Do you have difficulty starting and/or finishing projects? Or initiating a new behavior, such as exercising or working out? Do you become excited thinking of tackling a long postponed task, only to become discouraged and overwhelmed when you try to ...
Mind matters: The ultimate betrayal
Published 02/25/2010 at 9:14 p.m.
A common social problem that exists at many levels and can probably be found anywhere in the world is domestic violence. Women and children tend to be the most likely victims but males are not immune to domestic abuse.
Codependence may not be what you think
Published 02/18/2010 at 2:03 p.m. 1 Comment
Do you often find yourself worrying about everyone else and neglecting your own needs? Do you tend to become overly committed and overwhelmed? If so, you may be codependent or tend toward codependency.
Mind Matters: Codependence may not be what you think
Published 02/16/2010 at 12:19 p.m.
Do you often find yourself worrying about everyone else and neglecting your own needs?
Mind Matters: How do you show R-E-S-P-E-C-T?
Published 02/10/2010 at 11:16 a.m.
An ingredient missing in many relationships is respect.
Mind Matters: Making marriage a sacred relationship
Published 02/02/2010 at 4:15 p.m.
Are you in a space where you want to make your marriage or most significant relationship better?
Mind Matters: Who has time for stress management?
Published 01/26/2010 at 1:11 p.m.
Are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed or filled with anxiety about how much you want/need/can’t accomplish
Mind Matters: Vive la difference in relationships
Published 01/21/2010 at 2:58 p.m.
Men are not like women; women are different from men.
Mind Matters: Life is just a bowl of cherries – or maybe Post-Its
Published 01/14/2010 at 2:13 p.m.
Clients arrive in my office bearing a wide variety of problems, ranging from depression to difficult relationships and adverse life circumstances.
Mind Matters: Instead of resolutions, make goals
Published 12/17/2009 at 2:41 p.m.
In less than two weeks we will celebrate the closing of 2009, with traditional parties to acknowledge another ending.
MIND MATTERS: Rules are made to be broken
Published 12/30/2009 at 2:37 p.m.
Life is full of rules and laws. Without them social and political stability would be tremendously compromised and many societies would exist in anarchy, so we have governments to enforce laws. We also have spiritual and religious leaders to interpret ...
Mind Matters: Violence a symptom of mental illness
Published 10/22/2009 at 7:55 p.m.
Domestic violence has recently made frightening headlines with the mass murders of a local family. Domestic violence occurs everywhere and among all social classes. Most often, women and children are the victims, usually of men who are either addicted to ...
Mind Matters: Try these stress-fighting techniques
Published 10/15/2009 at 8:04 p.m.
There are many measures that may alleviate or treat anxiety, a pervasive problem of society today. Prevention is the first step. Some individuals are more prone to anxiety than others. This is due in part to heredity, as well as ...
Mind Matters: Don’t panic! Manage your anxiety
Published 10/08/2009 at 7:28 p.m.
Are you one of millions who suffer from anxiety? Do you regularly avoid certain situations because your discomfort is unbearable? Do you bravely push yourself through dreaded activities, hoping no one will suspect how nervous you are? Or perhaps a ...
Mind Matters: Invest now in your 'golden years'
Published 10/01/2009 at 8 p.m.
Are you happily married? If so, can you honestly say it’s been wonderful every day, 24 hours a day, for 40 or 50 years? Only a chosen few can honestly say, “Yes.” For most, marriage is truly a mixed bag; ...
Mind Matters: Time’s ravages spare no one
Published 09/24/2009 at 8:22 p.m.
As we grow older, we hope to grow wiser. The sages of old are depicted as mature men, with long white beards and kind, thoughtful faces. In our culture, wisdom is less valued than in other parts of the world, ...
Mind Matters: Don’t bend to blocking beliefs
Published 09/17/2009 at 8:19 p.m.
Do you tend to put yourself down by minimizing your abilities and accomplishments? Are you one of those people who realize only a small percentage of your true potential? Do you often tell yourself you could never achieve or accomplish ...
Asuntos de la mente: Amor sin salida
Published 09/17/2009 at 10:47 a.m.
Cuando los matrimonios y relaciones terminan, dejan tras sí las huellas de un equipaje emocional que se hallaba presente desde el principio, y que si se deja desatendido, continuará saboteando cualquier intento futuro de lograr felicidad.
Mind Matters: Listen to your inner voice
Published 09/10/2009 at 7:50 p.m.
There’s an old saying that honesty is the best policy. Most of us espouse that belief; we don’t lie, steal or cheat. Honesty is a universally admired character trait by which most of us try to live. In spite of ...
Mind Matters: Why do we hurt each other?
Published 09/03/2009 at 12:50 p.m.
Why do people hurt each other? Why do war, brutality, and personal vengeance exist? Man’s inhumanity toward his own has made history for eons. It provides the stuff of headlines, jobs for lawmakers and law enforcers. Is there any way ...
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