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    How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

    How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

“It’s always something or your mother,” as Wynona Judd is fond of saying.  I guess she should know.  She and her mother Naomi Judd were one of the most successful duos in country music history, and the backstory of their complicated relationship has been well documented on reality TV.  

By |May, 17th, 2019|Happiness, Personal Growth, Relationships, Resilience|Comments Off on How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else
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    How to Get Smarter and Happier by This Time Next Year How to Get Smarter and Happier by This Time Next Year

    How to Get Smarter and Happier by This Time Next Year

How to Get Smarter and Happier by This Time Next Year

I’ve noticed the things that overwhelm us during the holidays are really no different from what stresses us out the rest of the year.  They’re actually amped-up versions of two life dilemmas we wrestle with any time of year: 

“Person A, B, or C (or all of the above) is driving me crazy with their…  Can you […]

By |December, 24th, 2018|Happiness, Personal Growth|Comments Off on How to Get Smarter and Happier by This Time Next Year
  • journaling helps reduce stress
    Holiday Stress?  Write It Off. Holiday Stress?  Write It Off.

    Holiday Stress? Write It Off.

Holiday Stress? Write It Off.

The best part of showing up for the University of Louisville Depression Center Conference in November isn’t the continuing education credits.  It may sound strange, but I was invigorated and […]

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  • Lonely?  You’re Not Alone Lonely?  You’re Not Alone

    Lonely? You’re Not Alone

Lonely? You’re Not Alone

What could possibly be more hazardous to your health than obesity, drinking excessively or smoking up to fifteen cigarettes a day?  Does it surprise you to know that it’s loneliness? (more…)

By |July, 16th, 2018|Happiness, Relationships|Comments Off on Lonely? You’re Not Alone