Dr. Elaine Ducharme

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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog A Healthy Heart for Valentine’s Day February 4, 2018

With all the focus on romance and love around Valentine’s Day, the most important aspect of the heart is often overlooked—its health. February is National Heart Month and a time when Americans should remember that there are simple steps they can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. According...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog January 28, 2019

Having a Conversation about Money Tips to Avoid Financial Woes Money can be stressful. We all enter relationships with ideas on how money should be handled. It can be very frustrating for people to discover that they and their partner have different financial goals or even differ on how to manage...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog January 21, 2019 Problem Solving: Men vs Women

Big news flash…men and women solve problems differently. I know you are all shocked to hear this. I am kidding. Anyone who has ever been married, been in a family with both males and females living under one roof or worked together with men and women knows this to be true. I think that covers most...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog January 14, 2019 Teens and Risky Behaviors

I am sure many of you have either seen or heard about the Netflix movie The Bird Box. Netflix has had to issue a warning to people not to try to do things blindfolded. This may seem rather obvious. But, as we all know, teens love to try crazy, risky things and many jump at the chance of a challenge...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog January 7th 2019 Advice to New Brides

As we enter 2019 many of us open our minds and hearts to new changes and adventures in life. One of those changes is marriage. I recently had the opportunity to attend a bridal shower for the soon to be wife of a friend’s son. The hostess had several party games prepared. One of them was entitled...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog December 17th, 2018 The Gift of Reading

If you ask people, most will say they know kids are spending too much time on electronics. But one outcome of this is pretty astounding. As reported in the American Psychological Associations magazine, The Monitor on Psychology, a study in Psychology of Popular Media Culture, teens today spend more...
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Dr. Elaine Ducharme: Holiday Tips After Divorce

Dr, Elaine Ducharme was in studio to chat with Allan , Mike & Mary about how to handle the holidays post divorce. Listen to the podcast below!
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog December 3, 2018 When Being Shy Hurts

The holidays are here.Time for everyone to relax and have fun at holiday gatherings. For some kids and adults these kinds of events can trigger major anxiety. Shy kids want to cling to their parents or stay by themselves rather than talk to or interact with people they don’t know well. Many adults...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog November 26, 2018 Mindfulness During the Holidays

The holiday season has officially begun. It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays has come and gone. We are now completely surrounded by messages of what we should buy and foods we should be preparing and eating.Great “deals” and recipes are everywhere. As a result, it...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog November 19, 2018 Can We Be Thankful?

The holidays have always been a time of emotion and increased stress. People assume everyone else has a perfect family or is having the perfect meal. Scrolling through Facebook, it seems like everyone is so happy. That, however, is not reality. People rarely post about their child who is struggling...
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