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Mindfulness and Mood Changes

Mindfulness and Mood Changes

Can meditation help you identify oncoming mania or depression and give you time to intervene and avoid the worst? I’ve found that it can. Mindfulness meditation is simply being still...
On Leaving Things Unfinished

On Leaving Things Unfinished

  Completion, certainty, and a guarantee all have one thing in common – they leave no room for questioning. And these are things that give us a sense of security...
Today I Love The Small Changes

Today I Love The Small Changes

Today I love the small changes we made around the house this weekend, progress is progress and there’s no going backward if you’re already going forward. I love that we...
So How Was Goat Yoga For Me, You Ask?

So How Was Goat Yoga For Me, You Ask?

A few years back, I started a new tradition. It suddenly occurred to me that every year like clockwork I have another birthday. It always happens in December, just a...
Best of Our Blogs: January 22, 2019

Best of Our Blogs: January 22, 2019

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” –  late Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. As I write this it’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day....
Persistence: Compassionate Accountability

Persistence: Compassionate Accountability

My blog is all about how to engage conflict without casualties. I’ve written quite a bit about reframing our relationship with conflict and drama. In this post I suggested that...
If ADHD Were a Movie

If ADHD Were a Movie

This morning I was reading about a new TV series based on the experiences of a woman with “Pure O” OCD, or OCD without observable compulsions. In the TV series,...

“You’re a Racist.”

This has never happened to me before, and since it is Martin Luther King Jr. national Holiday today in the states, I’d thought I’d share what happened to me. Last...
Successful Anger Management

Successful Anger Management

I’m proud to announce that the Anger Management Workbook has now sold over 10,000 copies on Amazon. Are you ready to take control of your anger? The Anger Management Workbook for Men...
How to Deal With an Ambivalent Partner

How to Deal With an Ambivalent Partner

What can you do when the object of your affection seems consistently less enamored of you and less committed to your relationship than you are? You may feel confused, frustrated...
The Intersection of Chronic Illness and Sex

The Intersection of Chronic Illness and Sex

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic diseases affect 133 million Americans, representing more than 40% of the population of this country. By 2020, that number is...
Fighting Food Cravings With Your Nose

Fighting Food Cravings With Your Nose

Just catching the scent of french fries may lead you to order the fattening food. But new research shows that if you breathe it in for longer than two minutes,...
Mindfulness Tied to Fewer Menopausal Symptoms

Mindfulness Tied to Fewer Menopausal Symptoms

Mindfulness may be linked to fewer menopausal symptoms, particularly in women struggling with irritability, anxiety and depression, according to a new study published in Climacteric: The Journal of the International...