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What is Your Organizing Inspiration?

What is Your Organizing Inspiration?

All of us, regardless of age and whether or not we attend school, feel and live the rhythm of the academic calendar. End of August through …

Back to School: Every Obligation is an Opportunity

Back to School: Every Obligation is an Opportunity

School programs are often concerned with meeting defined standards and focus on how the administration, teachers and students are evaluated. Many …

Back to School Lunch, Think Outside the Box

Back to School Lunch, Think Outside the Box

It’s hard to believe that the summer is waning and in a few weeks, school bells will be ringing to return to classes once more.  There is a lot to …

Self Esteem, The Not So Silent Killer

Self Esteem, The Not So Silent Killer

When I think of the bright, successful people who don't experience themselves as successful, who always feel they need to do more than what is …

Life Help

Divorce

Divorce Law & Other Laws, How Does it Apply to Me?

Divorce Law & Other Laws, How Does it Apply to Me?

The U.S. legal system can seem like the Wild West — sometimes bewildering and sometimes cruel. Although there are endless details and nuances, the logic behind our legal system is rather simple. This article is meant …

Divorce and College-Bound Kids

Divorce and College-Bound Kids

A college freshman told me that his parents thought they were doing everything right by waiting until he left for college to divorce and sell the family house. “But my first visit home from school was terrible. My …

3 Transformational Practices for Divorce Negotiations and Beyond

3 Transformational Practices for Divorce Negotiations and Beyond

Divorce has the power to be a transformational event in your life because it invites you to handle things for the best when you're at your worst. Of course, none of us want to seek stressors for the sake of personal …

4 Simple Steps for Getting Divorced

4 Simple Steps for Getting Divorced

Easier Said Then Done You might be surprised to hear divorce is actually really quite simple. There are only 4 areas that need to be determined! Of course, simple doesn’t necessarily mean it is easy. Those 4 areas …

Divorce,The Emotional Toll of Two Households

Divorce,The Emotional Toll of Two Households

“What’s a reasonable settlement for me?” a wife said, repeating the question we’d asked her in divorce mediation:  “Marry rich.” “Well we can’t put that in a separation agreement!” her …

Divorce: Traumatic or Transformative?

Divorce: Traumatic or Transformative?

A life event as stressful as divorce has the power to be many things.  In most cases, it is a roller coaster that seems to embrace the entire spectrum of human emotion.  In the midst of divorce, you never know whether …

Health

Self Esteem, The Not So Silent Killer

Self Esteem, The Not So Silent Killer

When I think of the bright, successful people who don't experience themselves as successful, who always feel they need to do more than what is expected, who believe what they did was not quite good enough, I have an …

Mental Illness, Faith and Reducing the Stigma

Mental Illness, Faith and Reducing the Stigma

One of the most interesting and challenging issues facing communities of faith is the growing awareness, as Boomers age out, that mental illness and the issues associated with this subject, can no longer be avoided. My …

10 Years of Gerontology: Then and Now

10 Years of Gerontology: Then and Now

We hear often about how science and technology are making everything happen more quickly around us than ever before, but it is the 'cutting edge' part of these fields that is constantly moving. To the layman, it is …

Finding a Therapist

Finding a Therapist

The good news about therapy is how largely accepted it is as an effective way of handling stressed emotions or difficulty in improving a particular life situation. More good news is that prospective patients have a …

Mental Health and Trusts

Mental Health and Trusts

People set up Revocable Living Trusts for a wide variety of reasons. Some want to travel extensively and need someone to handle things while they are away. Others fear they will become ill or incapacitated and want …

6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Through Divorce

6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Through Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful life event according to the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory.  As a result, it is important to have a regular practice or coping mechanism to reground yourself with positive …

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