Dr. Atkins Thoughts

November 3, 2016

Tips for Creating Calm

When we experience tumultuous times we may not believe we can create calm in the midst of chaos. Whether that chaos is related to family, relationship, […]
December 1, 2016


Five years ago, in response to the crazy “shopping for sales” days immediately following Thanksgiving (“Black Friday and Cyber Monday”), some caring folks at the 92nd […]
January 31, 2017

Trauma and Resilience

In preparation for a recent conference about the transmission of trauma and resilience I was once again reminded of the prevalence of trauma in people’s lives […]
March 28, 2017

Tips for Self-Kindness

Being kind to our self is vital to our overall wellbeing. Yet reminding ourselves of that fact often eludes us. One way we can be kind […]
May 1, 2017

Grown Married Children

As parents we are hard-wired to find or preserve peace among our children and families, and once our children are married, we sometimes have to learn […]