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Parenting Is a Bitch, and Then They Call You One

If you’re a parent you know the never-ending quest for parenting education and tips. You’ve looked for help with what’s normal, how to navigate certain developmental behaviors, how not to damage your kid’s mental well-being. Recently I attended two very helpful presentations encompassing all of the above: Screenagers and an in-person presentation of How To […]

March, 2018 | 0 Comments

Handling Difficult People

Handling difficult people is, well, shitty. You thought I was going to say difficult – surprise! I swear a lot, at least in person. Difficult people trigger stress, which triggers a domino effect of coping mechanisms in our brain and body. Not least of which is the hormone cortisol. It is said that weeks of […]

June, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Is Enough, Enough?

Setting limits is hard.  It involves a sense of rejection and staking a stand that you deserve better.  That requires some selfishness people are increasingly uncomfortable with.  Our society sends conflicting messages that confuse this issue: traditionally we are to be always respectful, considerate of others but social media and conventional wisdom advises learning more […]

March, 2014 | 0 Comments

Getting What You Want

I wrote the following article for a local publication in my community, Ross Living.  I based this piece on the myriad of clients I see that struggle with finding happiness in what they think they should be doing. In today’s lifestyle, it is easy to get sidetracked with multi-tasking and competing for the next must-have […]

September, 2012 | 0 Comments

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