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5 Reasons Your Mom Rocks

5 Reasons Your Mom Rocks

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD for GalTime.com   If you are lucky enough to have a mother who you have a relatively good relationship with for most of your life (no matter how old you are), then you are one lucky person.  Here are just a few reasons why we our mothers, in spite of and sometimes for their quirks, deserve to be honored (and not just on Mother's Day).   1. She is invested in the details

Feeling Overwhelmed? Know How To Do Better

Feeling Overwhelmed? Know How To Do Better

New Year festivities is over, all of sudden the year is getting too busy. Deadlines at work, early Flu season, upcoming Valentine's Day all are adding up. I won't blame you if you are feeling a little overwhelmed. Do you wonder why it happens? Understanding a bit of how our brain works might give you some idea.  

Are You Teaching Your Child To Diet?

Are You Teaching Your Child To Diet?

By Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC for GalTime.com   Flipping the calendar provides many of us with the motivation to reinvent ourselves, which often manifests in the form of a New Year’s resolution. While motivations may be well-intentioned, attempts to change weight or body size could lead to a negative body image and the adoption of unhealthy weight loss regimens.

4 Self-Esteem Lessons to Learn from Bargain Hunting

4 Self-Esteem Lessons to Learn from Bargain Hunting

Do you have judgments about yourself or others who often go for bargains or freebies? Here are some new ways you can look at and feel about those behaviors. 1) Find creative ways to stretch what you have. I’ve always liked getting something for nothing, or feeling like I got double duty out of something. This morning, it felt like I won at kitchen Bingo! I was wondering what to have for breakfast and I thought of eggs, but didn’t feel like fried or boiled eggs.

Help! Merging Our Lives is Harder Than We Thought!

Help! Merging Our Lives is Harder Than We Thought!

Lily and Don, both in their 40s, decided to get married after dating each other for a year. Lily's children were in college, while Don still had children coming to his house every other weekend. They discovered early in their marriage that it was one thing to date and quite another to merge their lives in the same house. Little things started to bother them that were not issues when they were living separately and just spending weekends together.