INSIGHTS

How Do We Combat Acedia Lodged Inside Us?

How Do We Combat Acedia Lodged Inside Us?

If your emotions feel like a rollercoaster because of Covid 19, you’re not alone. In my practice I’ve seen everything from people shutting down and having no motivation or feeling tired, restless, worried, sad, overwhelmed, exhausted or angry, not to mention being...

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Losing Motivation To Be Cautious During The Pandemic?

Losing Motivation To Be Cautious During The Pandemic?

Introduction Ever since Michelle Obama gave us permission to feel depressed about the pandemic and the state of our Nation, I have allowed myself to feel that not only am I down and out about our country’s state of affairs, but if I am brutally honest, I am lacking...

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The Secret To Happiness Is Helping Others

The Secret To Happiness Is Helping Others

Recently, after spending more time than I care to admit feeling angry, lonely and oh so sorry for myself because of being isolated from friends and family due to the pandemic, I decided I had better change my way of thinking and feeling and consider how to transform...

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How To Improve Your Attachment Style To Your Romantic Partner

How To Improve Your Attachment Style To Your Romantic Partner

Introduction As humans, we are social beings and are wired for attachment.  Our bond with our parents or caregiver creates an “attachment style” – a kind of blueprint for how we handle close relationships later in life. As adults, we seek or avoid intimacy along a...

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Couples Under Quarantine

Couples Under Quarantine

If you are going to weather the Covid crisis, your relationship cannot be in crisis too. With lockdown measures in place due to the spread of Covid 19, you may be spending more time with your partner than ever before. Yes, there’s a good chance you might be getting on...

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Father’s Day: Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

Father’s Day: Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

Introduction On Sunday, June 21, dads across the United States are going to be showered with neckties, toolsets, after shave lotion, and gift cards as we celebrate Father’s Day, a holiday often thought of as an excuse to thank fathers for their love and dedication....

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How To Generate Optimism and Opportunity During COVID 19

How To Generate Optimism and Opportunity During COVID 19

As a person who typically sees the glass as half full, I am the first to admit that even an optimist can experience moments of pessimism brought on by the coronavirus. The unpredictability and uncertainty brought by this virus promises new rules and limitations,...

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Mother’s Day Reflections

Mother’s Day Reflections

Every Mother’s Day, our culture puts motherhood on a pedestal.   As a Mom, and I speak for the millions of other Moms, I know that the real work of motherhood can be a daily grind – the worrying, the guilt, the concerns and the fears (not to mention the headaches). ...

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