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What is a well-lived life? The academy award-nominated Sci-fi film Arrival explores a deeply human dilemma

2017-07-31T18:39:05+00:00

Spoiler alert! This review gives some of the movie’s more intricate plot twists away, thus I recommend holding off on reading this until you have seen the film.  If I had a penny for every time I have talked a client out of running from a relationship out of fear of getting hurt, I could cover [...]

What is a well-lived life? The academy award-nominated Sci-fi film Arrival explores a deeply human dilemma 2017-07-31T18:39:05+00:00

Laugh At Your Own Risk

2017-07-31T18:39:24+00:00

I have to admit, when a long-time friend ended his story about an exceptionally crappy day with “And when I got home and got out of my car, a squirrel peed on me,” I laughed. Luckily, my friend laughed with me. Together we chuckled at how life can be so relentless and absurd. What else was [...]

Laugh At Your Own Risk 2017-07-31T18:39:24+00:00

BREAKING UP: 7 WAYS TO KNOW YOU’RE IN THE WRONG RELATIONSHIP

2017-07-31T18:39:47+00:00

Do you ever wonder if you are in the wrong relationship? Knowing the difference between what constitutes a deal breaker in relationships instead of common areas of conflict can help you decide more easily if your relationship can last. Deal breaker #1: Physical Abuse This should be obvious but is worth stating anyway: If your partner has shown [...]

BREAKING UP: 7 WAYS TO KNOW YOU’RE IN THE WRONG RELATIONSHIP 2017-07-31T18:39:47+00:00

Living with a Depressed Person is Hard: Take These Steps to Make It Easier

2017-07-31T18:40:09+00:00

If you live with a depressed person, you know how hard it can be—sometimes harder than being depressed yourself. Depression wreaks havoc on relationships and, according to one study, it makes divorce nine times more likely. While none of us can make another person get better or get help, it is crucial for you to resist [...]

Living with a Depressed Person is Hard: Take These Steps to Make It Easier 2017-07-31T18:40:09+00:00

3 Reasons Why Understanding Your Depression Triggers Will Help Heal Your Depression

2017-02-10T03:21:13+00:00

You can usually spot the signs of depression even if someone's trying to hide the fact that they're suffering from it. Irritability, sleep problems, chronic fatigue, feelings of worthlessness and hopelessness, withdrawal – and, sadly enough, the list just keeps going on and on. If you're one of the millions of Americans who struggle with depression, [...]

3 Reasons Why Understanding Your Depression Triggers Will Help Heal Your Depression 2017-02-10T03:21:13+00:00

Love Beyond Words: 3 Ways To Improve Communication

2017-02-22T22:51:45+00:00

When you are speaking to your partner, does what you are saying, “go in one ear and out the other?” One of the biggest misconceptions about good communication in relationships is that it involves lots of talking. Frequently, quite the opposite is true: everybody is talking and yet no meaningful communication is taking place because nobody [...]

Love Beyond Words: 3 Ways To Improve Communication 2017-02-22T22:51:45+00:00

Why Self-Care Makes You A Better Partner And Improves Your Relationships

2017-02-10T03:04:28+00:00

Refusing to take care of yourself does not make you a martyr worthy of medals but instead probably a total pain to live with. This may sound counterintuitive but makes total sense if you consider that we all want the ones we love to be happy, healthy, and around for as long as possible. You might [...]

Why Self-Care Makes You A Better Partner And Improves Your Relationships 2017-02-10T03:04:28+00:00

5 Ways To Deal With Difficult People At Work And Keep Your Dignity

2017-01-30T22:09:19+00:00

We spend the greatest percentage of our waking hours at work. This makes having to deal with difficult people at work especially frustrating and often impossible to avoid. It would be wonderful if we could all be friends with everyone but unfortunately, life is not a sitcom. The diverse personalities, perspectives, and agendas in the workplace [...]

5 Ways To Deal With Difficult People At Work And Keep Your Dignity 2017-01-30T22:09:19+00:00

Battling The Procrastination Monster? Conquer It With These Strategies

2017-01-30T22:10:31+00:00

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with life as your responsibilities pile up, your days fly by, and your motivation slowly but surely disappears. You might feel like there’s too much to do and not enough time to do it. Perhaps you feel overwhelmed and, like many people, you start putting off the things you should be [...]

Battling The Procrastination Monster? Conquer It With These Strategies 2017-01-30T22:10:31+00:00

Put Your Phone Down: 5 Things Your Cell Phone Use Is Telling Your Partner (And It’s Not Good!)

2017-02-10T03:02:58+00:00

We love our phones. It’s true. We want them, we need them, we think of them as an extension of ourselves. We feel that way so much that, “Put your phone down, please,” can seem like an unreasonable request. But in truth, you are putting your partner in a precarious position and it is you, refusing [...]

Put Your Phone Down: 5 Things Your Cell Phone Use Is Telling Your Partner (And It’s Not Good!) 2017-02-10T03:02:58+00:00