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Help Prevent Tragedies Like Newton, Conn.

Help Prevent Tragedies Like Newton, Conn.

Thankfully, discussions on how to prevent tragedies such as Newtown, Conn.  are filling the media and political arena. Debates will be heated and action will be painstakingly slow. You can wait for research to be done, debates to be held and laws to be passed or you can take action now in the place it matters most… with your own family. If every family in America embraced change within their own family the likelihood of another senseless tragedy could be reduced. We can start a grass roots movement that will be as powerful as any legislation that can be passed.

Expressing Yourself Can Be A B*tch

Expressing Yourself Can Be A B*tch

Happy New Year! I know you’ve had plenty of people tell you about goal setting, so I am not going to bore you with how to set goals or resolutions today. Today, I am telling you another true story. A client of mine, we’ll call her Jane, called me the other day with a burning question for me, and it took on an interesting twist. She started off by telling me about a guy friend of hers that she had worked with in the past. Steve, as we’ll call him, lives in another city. They talk via phone every now and then and text frequently.

5 Ways To Revamp Your Online Dating Strategy This Year

5 Ways To Revamp Your Online Dating Strategy This Year

Now is the best time of the year to get back online or revamp your online dating strategy. Statistics suggest that the time between Christmas and Valentine’s Day is when online activity increases dramatically. People are looking for love in the chilly winter months (especially in the upper half of the US) when they are stuck inside between these two holidays. That is why I have been recommending to my clients they get back online or consider revising their current online dating strategy ASAP!

Don't Listen To 3 Myths About Break-Up Grief

Don't Listen To 3 Myths About Break-Up Grief

16 years ago- just 2 days before Christmas, I found myself on a morphine drip in a hospital bed. The surgery was planned. What was a surprise was waking to find my husband looking down on me, announcing that we were getting a divorce. Suddenly, without my permission or input, my life changed horribly.  I felt completely victimized by change… by the losses beyond my control.  I was broken hearted, simpy powerless, and it felt like my influence over my own life and the lives of my children had ceased to exist.

Bring Back The Spark & Romance

Bring Back The Spark & Romance

How would you describe your relationship right now? Is it... Okay Has its ups and downs Fireworks, but of the wrong kind Snooze-fest kind of boring Sure, it’s common for a love relationship or marriage to go through spurts of passionate connection and then lulls of distance and dullness. The trick is to not let the lulls take over.

Stop Fighting! 4 Steps To Lovingly Disengaging

Stop Fighting! 4 Steps To Lovingly Disengaging

What does it mean to lovingly disengage from conflict? How do you keep your heart open and lovingly disengage when someone close to you is saying things about you that aren't true, or saying things about others that aren't true, or saying things about themselves or about life that aren't true? How do you lovingly disengage when someone close to you is blaming you, complaining, withdrawing from you, resisting you or attacking you?

Dating A Divorced Guy? Beware Of The Top 3 Red Flags

Dating A Divorced Guy? Beware Of The Top 3 Red Flags

It's impossible to date in the 21st century without, at some point, dating someone who’s divorced. Fortunately, most divorced singles have as many pros as they do cons. However, when it comes to dating divorced men, some are more ready to date than others. If you meet a cute divorced guy, be on the lookout for the following Red Flags:    Red Flag #1: His Divorce is Recent