Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

Holiday stress is a by-product of the season.  By having a strategy to avoid and manage the pressure of the holidays you can glide through the season. When we start to see the decorations, listen to the jingle-bell music and start to smell the pine we prepare for the joy the season promises. What we [...]

By |2022-08-01T16:30:46-04:00November 30th, 2015|All Blog Posts, Family, Life Tools, Personal Care|2 Comments

Tips for Cutting Negativity from Your Life

Tips for Cutting Negativity from Your Life A healthy person has to trim some things out of their life at times. Think about the attitude you want to have in your life. More than likely, you’d like to be a happy person who enjoys daily living. It’s important to make that a conscious decision, but [...]

By |2019-05-01T18:26:05-04:00September 7th, 2015|Family, Friendships, Life Tool Box, Life Tools, Personal Life, Relationships|0 Comments

Tips to Help You Tighten Your Personal Boundaries

  Tips to Help You Tighten Your Personal Boundaries Just like a fence around our property, personal boundaries establish where we end and another person starts.  Boundaries are the physical, emotional and mental borders we build to safeguard ourselves from  being manipulated, used, or infringed by others. They allow us to establish our limits as [...]

The Space Between Us – Intimacy and Wellness

  "Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others." ~ Harriet Goldhor Lerner   We are hardwired to connect. We need each other in order to survive. Even those of us who are [...]

By |2019-05-01T18:01:05-04:00July 11th, 2015|Emotions, Family, Relationships, Wellness|0 Comments

Deal With Family Holiday Stress In Unique Ways

To Grandmother's House Deal With Family Holiday Stress In Unique Ways Family Holidays are wonderful. It fills us with warmth and love and reminds us of tradition. We look forward to being together with our loved ones and experiencing the joy of the season. Ok, having said all that, there can also be some family [...]

By |2016-10-18T00:32:59-04:00December 15th, 2014|Emotions, Family, Life Tools, Relationships|12 Comments

The Most Wonderful Season of All – Grief and the Holidays

The holiday season is a festive season filled with family joy, right? There are holiday decorations, holiday songs, gifts  and so much food. With everyone referring to "the most wonderful time of the year," how can you not feel pressure to be joyous when you experience grief during the holidays? Well, there may come a [...]

By |2019-05-01T17:51:25-04:00December 8th, 2014|Emotions, Family|12 Comments

Your Midlife Marriage | 3 Shades of Gray Divorce

Your Midlife Marriage | 3 Shades of Gray Divorce It is easy for us to get lulled by the mundane aspects of everyday that we don’t even notice subtle shifts in our world. Then abruptly everything can change and all we believed to be true, suddenly isn’t anymore. It feels like we suddenly woke up [...]

By |2017-10-16T16:24:39-04:00December 1st, 2014|Family, Marriage / Divorce, Personal Life, Relationships|17 Comments
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