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  • Considering Divorce
    It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup

    It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup

It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup

It starts with a secret— a decision you make in the quiet recesses of your own mind. This decision will redefine your relationship and will undoubtedly affect your partner, but you keep it to yourself. (more…)
By |February, 29th, 2020|Love & Marriage, Relationships|Comments Off on It Starts with a Secret: Anatomy of a Breakup
  • The Problem with Relationships:  We Crave Connection. That Seriously Freaks Us Out.  Here’s How to Handle It. The Problem with Relationships:  We Crave Connection. That Seriously Freaks Us Out.  Here’s How to Handle It.

    The Problem with Relationships: We Crave Connection. That Seriously Freaks Us Out. Here’s How to Handle It.

The Problem with Relationships: We Crave Connection. That Seriously Freaks Us Out. Here’s How to Handle It.

“We’re not close.” That was the elegantly simple way a distressed mother tearfully described her relationships with her grown children. Although she had an active social life outside her family, she was quite lonely and in a lot of pain about the degree of distance between herself and her children and their families. She […]
By |February, 7th, 2020|Relationships|Comments Off on The Problem with Relationships: We Crave Connection. That Seriously Freaks Us Out. Here’s How to Handle It.
  • Divorce
    THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go? THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?

    THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?

THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?

While I was going through my messy divorce I was stunned to run across a book called “The Good Divorce.”  Hello?  Who does that? No matter how you cut it, divorce is not an easy solution.  It’s not easy emotionally and the stakes are high financially and legally.  In fact, divorce is the second […]
By |November, 6th, 2019|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on THE DIVORCE DILEMMA: How Do I Know Whether To Stay Or Go?
  • Dr. Jan Anderson
    Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer

    Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer

Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer

The best way I can describe the emotional tone in the room was “contained and intense,” as I prepared to facilitate a group of caregivers for patients living with aplastic anemia and other bone marrow failure diseases. An hour earlier I had delivered an interactive presentation for patients and caregivers about […]
By |September, 4th, 2019|Mindfulness, Relationships|Comments Off on Three Ways To Immediately Connect With People And Stay Present Longer