No doubt. Tough times. And for many, very, very tough times. When living on very little, having nothing now is the difference between eating and not eating. I drove by a recycling center this week. It was cold and rainy.
Have you noticed your brain is habitually asking questions? It happens automatically and goes on constantly throughout the day. For many, the questions generated during smooth times are torturous enough to cause stress, anxiety, anger, and even depression. But look
I received an email this week from a reader asking a seemingly simple question, “How do I change my tendency to react with anger… to those I love?” This mom went on to describe her efforts to keep calm in
While I often write about how to set your course for a more responsible, happy, and successful life, it seems that perhaps I have been missing the mark. While some readers appear to seek change and growth, there is an
As we all move forward into the New Year, we may have set our resolutions and be on our way. However, I notice that many of my clients struggle with making their intentions materialize into reality. Over New Year’s, I
With all the challenges of the last couple of months unfolding in many ways for all of us, most families are experiencing this in ways that challenge their coping abilities. The pressure from society, schools, work, finances, children are accumulating
As we launch into another New Year, let me first offer my warmest, most heartfelt wishes for a healthy, happy, and abundant New Year. With the last year bringing most of us unique challenges that taxed us both physically and
As we all know, the upcoming New Year brings much thought and attention to the future, and for many of us, we begin to consider the changes we want to make in our lives. We might have a conversation, or
The Holiday Season is here, and our thoughts turn to family, friends, and community. With COVID in our lives, no doubt those thoughts have been modified to some degree. And yet, we have shopped bargains in record-breaking numbers this year.
Many of you have negotiators in your home. It’s a constant struggle. And it’s exhausting. Others have kids who argue with you constantly, and again, it’s an exhausting struggle. Some of you have complainers, and it frustrates you. But there