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Want a Happier Relationship? Stop Criticizing! Complain Instead.

May 18th, 2014|

How do you express to your partner that your feelings are hurt or that you are annoyed or angry with him/her? The way you convey these concerns makes a big difference in your relationship, how your spouse is likely to feel and respond, and whether or not you will get your needs met. Many of us are very adept [...]

Tips for When a Holiday Gathering Does Not Look Like A Hallmark Card

April 21st, 2014|

Another holiday has just passed! While this may be a time that you get together with family and friends, it's important to realize that not everyone's family dinner will look like a Hallmark card! For many, holiday gatherings are stressful and difficult. Here are some tips to help you get through the day! 1. Respect differences. You more likely [...]

The Awakening

May 28th, 2013|

The Awakening (Author unknown) A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out…ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying and blaming and struggling to hold on. Then, like a child quieting down after a tantrum, you [...]

Imagination, Fantasy, and Play: Personal Growth Is Just Some Fun Away

September 10th, 2012|

Imagination, fantasy, and play. Three concepts that naturally belong together. As children, they were a part of our lives in a very real way. As we get older, we tend to leave play behind to a large extent. Our society dictates that responsible adults focus more on the business of acquisition and achievement – very much ego activities. The [...]

Children Are Like Kites

June 21st, 2012|

Children Are Like Kites I see children as kites – you spend a lifetime trying to get them off the ground – you run with them until you are both breathless – they crash – they hit the rooftop – you patch and comfort, adjust and teach. You watch them lifted by the wind and assure them that someday they [...]