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Why YOU are the Solution to your Divorce

Why YOU are the Solution to your Divorce

This quote by Jim Rohn inserted in the above cartoon gave me a lot to ponder as a recent divorcee myself and a Certified Divorce Coach. It speaks …

The Gray Divorce: From a Divorce Mediator’s Notebook

The Gray Divorce: From a Divorce Mediator’s Notebook

Lately, I’ve found myself working with several clients who are getting divorced after many years of marriage. In each of these cases, the kids are …

Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

Unless one has been living in a cave cut off from civilization, or under a self-sustainable rock cut off from the grid, it is difficult to not be …

Succeed When Your Marriage Fails

Succeed When Your Marriage Fails

“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson In a bad marriage couples build up …

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Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

Unless one has been living in a cave cut off from civilization, or under a self-sustainable rock cut off from the grid, it is difficult to not be cognizant of a world that is in chaos, turmoil, and upheaval. Sadly, …

When Does Your Personal New Year Start?

When Does Your Personal New Year Start?

Even though on January 1 the calendar changes the year in which the whole world connects, all of us have many other staring points of annual renewal throughout the year. Chinese New Year starts at the Aquarius New …

Fighting For The Good Of Our Girls

Fighting For The Good Of Our Girls

After President-elect Trump’s “Grab them by the p****” comment hit the airwaves a few weeks before the National election, Kelly Oxford, a Canadian author suggested to women: “Tweet me your first assaults”. She …

Around The Table of Diversity, Acceptance and Love

Around The Table of Diversity, Acceptance and Love

We are just done with THE American holiday, Thanksgiving. Common to all aspects of beliefs and practices, it remains so "American". This year, as a break from "tradition", we gathered as an extended family at my …

Our Human Family

Our Human Family

As families, friends and colleagues gather to celebrate the holiday season and each other, I can’t help but think that each grouping, no matter where they are, or who they are, seek the same things at heart. Everyone …

Love is a True Gift

Love is a True Gift

On this Christmas Day, many families are gathering together and celebrating. Many of us have our own traditions whether they involve singing Christmas Carols together, cooking traditional family recipes that have been …

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Spiritual Health, the Holidays, and Our Honored Elders

Spiritual Health, the Holidays, and Our Honored Elders

The holidays are a time of immense duality; on the one hand, you have the intense materialism of Black Friday hitting just after the (hopefully) spiritual gratitude of Thanksgiving. On the other hand, that intense …

Alzheimer’s Disease, 3 Helpful Tips

Alzheimer’s Disease, 3 Helpful Tips

Research is being conducted daily on ways to prevent, treat, reverse and cure neurodegenerative disorders, and Alzheimer’s disease is high on the list.  Too many people know the devastation this illness causes to the …

Communicating with a Loved One with  Alzheimer’s Disease

Communicating with a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

Have you ever had a conversation with someone who has moderate Alzheimer’s Disease? Then you are most likely familiar with the weariness and frustration of trying to anticipate what topics the person will be able …

The Politics (and Economics) Of Real-World Elder Care

The Politics (and Economics) Of Real-World Elder Care

I read a stunning article last month, by Laura Katz Olson, author of The Politics of Medicaid. This is a woman who has been studying the field of elder care since the late 1970s. She knows more about the field in an …

Sex-ism in Elder Care: The Old Never Bothered Me, Anyway

Sex-ism in Elder Care: The Old Never Bothered Me, Anyway

Americans have a lot of interesting cultural quirks regarding the elderly; not the least of which is a tendency to write and think about 'the elderly' as if there is a single monolithic group of senior citizens that all …

Is the Future of Elder Care Filled with…Robots?

Is the Future of Elder Care Filled with…Robots?

PALM SPRINGS, CA: At the beginning of last month, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was being strapped into a Genworth R70i, and if that sounds like some sort of powerful robo-suit designed to turn an ordinary human being into …

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