Necessary Conversations / Second-Hand Shock / Uncategorized

Mental Illness: A Communicable Disease?

There has been an enormous amount of press and publicity about the Ebola virus and the lives this terrible communicable disease has recently claimed. The current statistic reports that presently the Ebola death toll nears 1,000 people worldwide. Thank goodness, steps are being taken to overcome this horrible killer. Lots of discussion, awareness, worry, work, research and … Continue reading


Divorce and Defeating Anxiety

I just returned from LA where, with my training team, I presented a three-day training in Collaborative Divorce. One initial observation I made from this training: many divorce lawyers who practice non-collaboratively are highly anxious and strung out about their work. Throughout the training, time and again, I saw and heard professionals express levels of … Continue reading


Linked In Think-Tank

Linked In is one form of social media that actually feels less “social” and more professional to me. It carries an air of being sophisticated, savvy and success-oriented. Navigating around Linked In usually feels like a worthwhile investment of my time and attention. I use Linked In to generate interest in and direct traffic to … Continue reading


In Pace Pipio

Tweeting is not really my strong suit. My nature is much louder and much more verbose than a chirp-here and a chirp-there. But, the times demand a tweeter and so I hesitantly take part and probably am not utilizing this form of media to a fraction of its  potential. Somewhat reputed for being redundant, I must … Continue reading