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Reduce Your Holiday Stress

Reduce Your Holiday Stress

Holidays are delightful times of celebration, family gatherings with loved ones, sharing great food and relishing the companionship of family and friends. For many, it is the “season to be jolly” and re-connect with those about [...]

Respect your partner’s primacy in your life

Respect your partner’s primacy in your life

When couples in distress come to therapy, some present their ongoing uncertainty about being loved, respected, honored or even about their ability to sustain the interest of the mate. This stance of dubious significance collides with [...]

Dealing With Loss

Dealing With Loss

As we review the 2016 election for the President of the United States of America, we discover that even though Hillary Clinton received 45.5 percent of the popular vote to Donald’s Trump’s 42.2 percent, due to [...]

Why Does Political Variance Evoke Negative Emotions?

Why Does Political Variance Evoke Negative Emotions?

One of the most bonding elements between people is their like-mindedness. It affirms their own position and draws them closer to each other. A variance of opinions tends to distance people from each other leading to [...]

Are Equality and Fairness Achievable?

Are Equality and Fairness Achievable?

Perhaps all people expect or hope to live in a society that truly practices equality and fairness for all. Philosophers, religious leaders, scholars, writers and ordinary decent, fair-minded humans have yearned for a linear, clear connection [...]

Responding to Inappropriate Questions

Responding to Inappropriate Questions

Most people are tactful and clear about what information is public and what is private, thus abstaining from asking personal questions about discrete matters. Yet, there are some individuals whose curiosity has no bounds and their [...]

The Importance of Communication Skills

The Importance of Communication Skills

What we say is important but how we say it defines our motives, conviction and intent which determines the efficacy of our delivery and its impact on others. The successful expression of our thoughts, feelings and [...]

Can You be Bonded and Autonomous in Your Love Relationship?

Can You be Bonded and Autonomous in Your Love Relationship?

The delineation between being bonded and autonomous in a committed love relationship is often confusing for some couples. The technological era has enabled us to be more social, conversant and interactive with friends, associates, family and [...]