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“Take time to appreciate the food on your plate. Notice the colors and textures. Take a bite. Slowly experience the tastes on your tongue. Put down your fork and savor.” ~Melinda Beck, Wall Street Journal/Health Journal Food is constantly on our minds. But often, food loses [...]
“Become a Less Aggressive Driver” ~ Suggestion # 57 from Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson, Ph.D. Distractions If I don’t consciously think about it, I become an impatient driver. That’s usually because I have too many things I want to get done [...]
"Parking garages rank third among top locations for violent crime (after homes and public streets)." ~ Melissa Heckscher, BE SAFE - Simple Strategies for Death-Free Living Living Alone When my last child set off on his own, I felt an urge to tell someone to "drive carefully, drink [...]
“This great experiment in liberty will endure and flourish only so long as we maintain the humility, faith, and character to govern ourselves.” ~ John Adams Are you tired of political propaganda? I am. Even though I love our process of democracy (as messy as [...]
“Many of us go through life with only a fuzzy sense of where we are going.” ~ Jeffrey Young, PhD and Janet Klosko, PhD, Reinventing Your Life: How to Break Free From Negative Life Patterns Questioning Where am I going in life? What is life all [...]
"We’ve been so busy being the good wife… the good mother… the good daughter, the outstanding employee, the successful entrepreneur, and everyone else’s idea of what 'perfect' is supposed to be that we’ve lost touch with who we really are.” Elaine St. James, author of [...]
It's Not Your Responsibility Because it's Father's Day, many of you are probably dealing with feelings of guilt and sadness about what has been lost in your children's lives. One important thing to remember, however, is that it's not your responsibility to "fix" Father's Day [...]
Get Active! Without a doubt, one of the most transformative ways to get through your divorce and be a more effective parent is to become an active person. During my Mom's recovery period after the divorce, I could always tell the days when she missed a workout. [...]
Although divorce is a challenge for everyone involved, there are many ways you can make the transition easier for your children. In general, children are adaptable and will adjust to the new situation, but even the most resilient people can become overwhelmed when too much [...]
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