Disentangle from Hard Emotions with Your Partner

Disentangle from Hard Emotions with Your Partner

The next time you get into a spat with a loved one, be it your child, your spouse or your parent, you might remember the three Ss for soft, simple and slow!  When caught in the tangle of a disagreement, we, human being, resort to hard emotions.  It is the way we are...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

The promise of a new beginning! It both excites us and unnerves us all at the same time; whether it is a new house, a new office, a new relationship, a new baby, it is part of the paradox of being human that we both seek it and worry about it. I recently moved my...
The Marvels of Lithium

The Marvels of Lithium

The word lithium may not evoke marvels to you because you most probably associate with bi-polar and that might actually conjure up dread rather than marvel. That is understandable because our association with lithium is most often linked to lithium as a medication...
How to Live to be One Hundred and Love It

How to Live to be One Hundred and Love It

There are many areas of the world where there are many, living to be 100 or more. These people are known to be living in ‘blue zones’, meaning that these zones are areas of the world where people live healthier and longer lives, compared to the rest of the world....
The Three Most Powerful Words

The Three Most Powerful Words

One of my favorite quote on parenting comes from John Gottman Ph.D., who founded the Gottman Institute in Seattle, an institute that has been dedicated to understanding marriages and families for the last 30 years. “The most three most powerful words that a parent can...