April 27, 2017

Your Teen, Depression, And Anxiety. How To Build A Better Relationship To Avoid The Worse

It hits all of us at one time or another. Just as in happens with us, your teen clams up, shuts up, and turns off. Teenage […]
March 7, 2017
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Dishes, Distractions, Diapers. No Thanks Honey, I Have A Headache

And just like that…Poof! Your unit of one just skyrocketed into ‘plus one’ in a blink of an eye. Your life as you know it suddenly […]
February 24, 2017
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Our Love Affair With TV’s New Hit “This Is Us.” The Psychology and Neuroscience Behind it

It’s the end of a long day, and what weighs heavily on the mind is relaxing and unwinding. Getting the kids organized and settled, dinner prepped, […]
February 10, 2017
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Marriage Unplugged; The Happy Divorce, Part 2.

  I bet your brain is scrambling to get this one. You’re either thinking I’ve made a typo, or you’ve read it wrong, and you’re re-reading […]
January 11, 2017
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Is The Cold Getting To You? These 3 Tricks Will Help You get Through Winter

Happy New Year, it’s January! April is 90 or so days away. Ninety looooong days away. You’re sad, nervous, and you’re panicking. How are you ever […]
January 11, 2017
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Resolutions Don’t Work. Doing This Instead Will Take You To What You Want To Achieve

Do you find your ‘Resolutions’ short-lived? Some of you do, and some of you will. ‘Resolutions’, as we know them, don’t work. Yes, it may sound […]
January 3, 2017
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The Easiest 13 Steps To Living Free Of All The Noise. All You Need Is Your…..

This is your car. It’s free, just for you. All you need is your will, your want. Seat belts required.  You can get in anytime. It’s […]
December 22, 2016
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C.T.F.D. Calm The **** Down. This Says It All. It’s Communication And Parenting At It’s Best.

Trends come and go, and if you’re not “doing” it right, it could all backfire on you, and fast.  A while back, an article  (not mine) […]
December 21, 2016
Divorced

For Better or Worse, ‘Divorce Month’ Is Upon Us. Are You Thinking Of An Official Break-Up?

Have you been thinking it? Have you been sensing it? Do you think the holidays are going to put you over the edge tis year? Are […]
December 15, 2016
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The Upside To The Downside. What Could Possible Be Positive About When Life When It Absolutely Sucks?

Yes. But you won’t see it until your done and ready. When we’re in the thick of it, and can’t see the forest for the trees, […]
December 15, 2016
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No Merry Anything When Your Anxiety Keeps You From Holiday Parties And Being Social

…except if it’s with your mother-in-law. Ok, we broke the ice, but that’s for another blog, another time. Social anxiety anytime can be debilitating, holding you […]
December 15, 2016
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The Upside of Staying Married. Why Stay And Make It Work. Part 1.

This is it. Again. It’s hit the fan, come to a head, exploded. You’re done. It’s over. “I want out.” Heard it before? Said it before? […]
February 24, 2017
this is us

Our Love Affair With TV’s New Hit “This Is Us.” The Psychology and Neuroscience Behind it

It’s the end of a long day, and what weighs heavily on the mind is relaxing and unwinding. Getting the kids organized and settled, dinner prepped, […]
February 10, 2017
Heartshaped red cable on white background

Marriage Unplugged; The Happy Divorce, Part 2.

  I bet your brain is scrambling to get this one. You’re either thinking I’ve made a typo, or you’ve read it wrong, and you’re re-reading […]
December 22, 2016
calm-the-fuck-down-parenting

C.T.F.D. Calm The **** Down. This Says It All. It’s Communication And Parenting At It’s Best.

Trends come and go, and if you’re not “doing” it right, it could all backfire on you, and fast.  A while back, an article  (not mine) […]
December 21, 2016
Divorced

For Better or Worse, ‘Divorce Month’ Is Upon Us. Are You Thinking Of An Official Break-Up?

Have you been thinking it? Have you been sensing it? Do you think the holidays are going to put you over the edge tis year? Are […]
December 15, 2016
divorce-separation

The Upside of Staying Married. Why Stay And Make It Work. Part 1.

This is it. Again. It’s hit the fan, come to a head, exploded. You’re done. It’s over. “I want out.” Heard it before? Said it before? […]
December 12, 2016
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Don’t Think You’re Angry, Or Unhappy? Are You Noticing How You’re Responding To Others?

You only know what you know, and you don’t know what you don’t know, right?  So how do you know if you’re angry or unhappy if […]
November 29, 2016
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We All Do It; Different Ways, Different Styles, Different Times Of Day. But How Are You Making The Other Person Really Feel?

It’s complicated. And we all do it. In different ways, with different styles, to different people. Girls do it more to girls, and women more to […]
November 25, 2016
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How NOT To Parent. Or For That Matter, Speak to Anyone.Ever.

How NOT to parent. Or behave towards anybody. Period. I’ve seen this video a few times over the years, and it infuriates me. At this age, […]
November 16, 2016
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What You’re Not Saying Can Say It All, Or Send You Into Self-Sabatage; Your Body Is Language Too.

Sometimes, how you say what you say, what tone and affect you have, says more than the words themselves. Sometimes, saying nothing, says everything.   Language […]
June 2, 2014
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The road less travelled. How to avoid conflict, anger and hurt.

It was hot, intense, bold, provoking, and tense. Words were whispered, words screamed out, neither could breathe. She was building, he was building, and neither could […]