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  • Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

    Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

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Are you one of those rare people who hasn’t had an argument with someone about politics?

How about someone close to you? Like maybe your spouse or partner?

When it comes to politics, there’s not much that my husband and I agree on.

And we’re by no means the only ones.

According to a recent Pew report, political affiliation has become the […]

By |March, 26th, 2023|Couples: Conflict, Couples: Love & Marriage, Emotions, Habit Change, Love & Marriage, Mindfulness, People Skills: Conflict, Self-Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences
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    Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself. Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself.

    Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself.

Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself.

This year I started asking my clients three questions at the end of every counseling session.   (more…)

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    How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier

    How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier

How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier

I could tell the moment I said it that I’d struck a chord.

“Procrastination has almost nothing to do with a lack of willpower or poor time management. Procrastination is an emotional issue — it’s about short-term mood regulation.”

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By |July, 27th, 2017|Success: Conflict|Comments Off on How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier
  • How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

    How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

You’d think most of the people I encounter show up blindsided by a serious personal or professional crisis — a divorce, death or health crisis, or the loss of a job, partnership, or long-term friendship.

That’s actually not the case. More likely the person simply wakes up one day and says, “I can’t do this anymore.”  

By |June, 19th, 2017|Success: Conflict|Comments Off on How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back