Double-Check Your Perceptions

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I was recently reminded of how faulty our perceptions can be, particularly in our relationships and especially in our digital communication. Perception is affected by so many variables, starting with […]

Family of the Heart

With the holiday season approaching, many of us are making plans to be with family or are longing for family and unable to get home. While this is true for […]

Five Steps out of Couple Conflict

Whenever it comes time for me to write a blog, I think back over the trends I’ve been seeing in my clients. Recently, I’ve had several couples with similar conflict-resolution […]

Wedding Stress: Is it Normal or a Red Flag?

Recently, I have heard several stories about brides having a difficult time planning the wedding they want. One story was about a mother who was trying to plan the wedding […]

What’s Up with the Supreme Court?

There have been several shocking decisions coming out of the Supreme Court. I can’t help but comment on and theorize what the underlying cause really is, and it may not […]

The Why of Mental Freedom

Recently, someone asked what my reasons are for developing Mental Freedom®. I don’t know if I can pinpoint just one—there are many. As so often happens when important things are […]

What is Love, Really?

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Because there are so many levels of love, it can be difficult to define what love is. When someone says, “I love you,” how do you know what that really […]

Tolerance: Who Wants to Be Tolerated?

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In an effort to increase tolerance by helping people and cultures develop mutual understanding, the United Nations has deemed November 16 the International Day for Tolerance. While tolerance is a […]

Addiction & Recovery: A Compassionate Perspective

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The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration defines September as National Recovery Month, a national observance held every September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery […]

Romance

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Apparently, August is a month all about romance. This week, August 8 to 14, is National Resurrect Romance Week; the entire month of August is Romance Awareness Month; and August […]