Friday, July 28, 2017
Blog Page 14

Living with an Anxious Spouse

Living with an Anxiety Disorder is typically associated with a great deal of personal distress, but it can be difficult on the partners of those diagnosed with Anxiety as well. Significant others of those suffering from the challenges of an Anxiety Disorder often take on more...

Making Love Last Forever– A Simple Way

Many couples can decrease the need for and cost of therapy, or eliminate it totally, by establishing a simple routine on their own. Regardless of life’s ups and downs, spouses who are able to communicate respectfully can increase romance, intim...

Getting Old Sucks

“Getting old sucks!” That’s what my 86-year-old father shared with me on a recent visit. He has lived in Boca Raton, Florida, since moving from my childhood home in Connecticut a few years ago. He lives alone; his wife of 49 years, my...

Finding Rest

On the 7th Day, there was rest… We see it all throughout the Old Testament of the Bible. Here are some examples: Genesis 2:2: By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. ...

Accepting Loss is a Part of Being Free

Loss is difficult to process. It's painful to let go of our cherished relationships and beliefs. Most of us resist loss at all cost. We hold on to relationships that may have run its course. We hold on to behaviors that don't serve us any more, and get...

When to Say “No”

One of the things that each of us face as adults is the decision about when we have to say “no” to the addition of something else in our schedules. The more we stretch ourselves, work to meet family obligations, volunteer and somewhere fi...

We’re All Disabled

We’re All Disabled The Huffington Post, for whom I blog weekly, asked me to write a post for the TEDWeekends edition of its website focusing on the TED talk by the wheelchair -bound performance artist, Sue Austin, titled, Deep Sea Diving&helli...

Inner Compass: Inner Child

Emotions can help us make choices by giving us a vital compass that tells us where to go and who to get involved with. If we follow the directions of our inner compass, then we can make choices that feel authentic, enthusiastic, and sustainable. Imagin...

Inner Compass: Tuning In

As we learned in my last post Inner Compass: Inner Child, emotions can help us make choices by giving us a vital compass that tells us where to go and who to get involved with. If we follow the directions of our inner compass, then we can make cho...

Falling In Love Again– -Rekindling the Spark in a Long Term Marriage

Maintaining the love and affection once a relationship is well-established requires that effort. Often the responsibilities of life, work, and children get in the way and married couples forget to nurture their relationship. One may begin to feel tha...

Recent articles

A Clean Slate

Marie and Luke were in unfortunately familiar territory in this fight. Mostly they got along okay; but then something relatively small would happen and it would seem to set off a bigger fight. It was if the fight was about something bigger than what t...

Parental Mental Illness

Coping with Loss

More articles