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Best of Our Blogs: December 11, 2018

Best of Our Blogs: December 11, 2018

For a season that’s supposed to be “the best time of the year,” many of us are filled with grief, anxiety and depression. The whirlwind of activities, death of a...
Why Are We So Fascinated by Narcissists?

Why Are We So Fascinated by Narcissists?

People with narcissism live in world that focuses on themselves all day, every day. The world in which the narcissist “lives” is quite distorted, filled with self-indulgence, thoughts of superiority,...
Unintended Ableism: On Calling Men “Creepy”

Unintended Ableism: On Calling Men “Creepy”

Upon hearing about the most recent accusations of sexual impropriety against a celebrity scientist, I noticed several things in the accuser’s comments which sounded familiar.  He was accused of “not...
Trusting Our Intuition

Trusting Our Intuition

In my own mothering experience, there have been numerous occasions when I had a strong instinct or intuition about something wrong with my child. Rarely have these intuitions misguided me,...
Today I Love Engaging With My World

Today I Love Engaging With My World

Today I love engaging with my world at so many levels and for so many reasons. I love that most people reciprocate when they are engaged. I love how wildly...
Don’t Let Norman Rockwell Ruin Your Holidays

Don’t Let Norman Rockwell Ruin Your Holidays

With the holidays upon us, it is easy to picture the perfect family season.  Everyone gathered together in perfect harmony, multiple generations of relatives unified by genetics or marriage smiling...

3 Steps to Learning New Skills

Humans are learning machines.  From the day we are born and even before, our brains capture and encode our experiences. The mind is a web of connections with over a...
Dealing with Loneliness During the Holidays

Dealing with Loneliness During the Holidays

For some, the month of December rings in with a strong sense of joy and glee, as it’s a time when families gather together, there’s time off work, and people...
50 Things To Talk About Besides Dieting or Your Weight

50 Things To Talk About Besides Dieting or Your Weight

Around the dinner table, at the gym, at restaurants, at New Year’s Eve parties, it’s not uncommon for the conversation to turn to calories, cake, clothing sizes, diets and weight...
The God Element

The God Element

“God wants a clean fight, What God wants God gets, Don’t look so surprised, It’s only dogma” Roger Waters  Ingrained in the human psyche is the “God element.” If you...
Your Next is Your Now

Your Next is Your Now

The nor’easter was blowing against our windows when I sat down, crossed my legs on the coffee table and heard the television evangelist claim, “Your next will be better than...
How To Create a Realistic Morning Routine

How To Create a Realistic Morning Routine

Talk to any personal development or self-improvement guru, and they’ll tell you the importance of the morning routine.  And everyone, from top athletes, musicians, and celebrities, to successful CEOs and...
New Drug Shown to Ease Pot Withdrawal, Lessen Use

New Drug Shown to Ease Pot Withdrawal, Lessen Use

A new drug can help people diagnosed with cannabis use disorder reduce withdrawal symptoms and marijuana use, according to a new study. According to recent national data, approximately one-third of...