Tag Archives: baby-boomers

Mean Girls at the Health Club

It is hard to believe that mean girls are still around after high school. Don’t be too quick to breathe a sigh of relief that female middle-age brings with it an end to the days of dodging the mean girls. … Continue reading

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A Mid-Century Man

My baby brother is officially a mid-century man. He is turning fifty. How he got there is beyond me. Nine years my junior, it seems like only yesterday when he was a toddler, crawling up and down the narrow little … Continue reading

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The Gender Revolution

We are in the midst of a powerful sociocultural shift: a Gender Revolution. No longer can we ascribe the same old traits for purposes of defining gender. Continue reading

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IPhone 4 S: Neurologically Stimulating?

I’ve been busy repeating to myself all week , “I need a new phone.” What I should have been saying instead was “I need a new life-device” That’s not the same as a phone. That’s a lot more complicated and potentially anxiety producing. Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: Think Outside of the Motherboard

Steve Jobs is an Icon of Resilience. He refused to conform to the confines of what society deems “normal” and consistently believed there were a multitude of creative ways to get to a goal. Continue reading

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My Mother’s Father: A Deliberate and Gentle Life

This Father’s day, my mind does not go to my late father who literally ran himself into an early grave by overdoing anything and everything he did. God rest his soul; he lived addictively and it cost him his life. … Continue reading

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Signs of Addiction Can Be Subtle Among Professional Helpers

An interesting article appeared online regarding the more subtle signs of addiction. The author, Ms. Melanie Haiken claims that knowing whether someone you love has a problem with drugs or alcohol is not always as obvious as you might think. … Continue reading

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Expressing Emotions Increasing in Popularity

I have long proclaimed that if you don’t have your feelings, they will have you. Sure enough, research demonstrates that suppressing emotions can have serious health consequences, both physically and psychologically. Continue reading

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Impasse in Conflict Resolution Originates from Within

In my experience, Impasse in any negotiation is an outward expression of an unresolved and unconscious internal impasse or historical conflict that exists within an individual. Continue reading

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Does Divorce Qualify as a Traumatic Event?

It appears that because divorce is such a frequent occurrence, many couples are simply opting out of marriage. Are some of these couples avoiding divorce because it is considered to be traumatizing? Can a commonplace occurrence such as divorce even be considered to be traumatic event? Continue reading

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