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3 Tips for Combating the Empty Nest Syndrome

Taking your kids to college is undoubtedly a bittersweet moment. You’re proud that your children are on their way to adulthood. Nevertheless, you’re saddened by the fact that they’ll soon be off in a dorm room with strangers rather than home in their beds or traveling to foreign countries without…

Learn to Let Go of Trust Issues and Reconnect With Others

Most of us have been deceived, mistreated, or taken advantage of by another person at some point in our lives. Some people have an easy time recovering from these situations and have little difficulty trusting in the future. Some of us, however, find it challenging to trust again. Taken too…

Getting Off to a Good Start with Your College Roommate with Infographic

It’s that time of year where recent high school graduates are heading to school for the first time. This big step is filled with all types of emotions. One important conversation to have with your child is to discuss the best strategies for managing the new living situation. Getting off…

Feel Better About Yourself by Leaving the Burden of “Guilt” Behind

Feel Better About Yourself by Leaving the Burden of “Guilt” Behind Some days, do you have trouble shaking the guilt? Not the guilt of breaching the law or of committing an offense, guilt that comes in the third definition by Webster of the word – “the feelings of deserving blame…

A Foolproof Formula for Overcoming Fear (includes Infographic)

Do you allow your fears to impose limits on you? Maybe you stay in jobs and relationships that hold you back because you think you lack options. Maybe you have dreams that go unfulfilled because you doubt your abilities and hesitate to take risks.   You can break out of…

7-Steps to Overcome Frustration (includes Infographic)

Whether you’re 7 or 70, or anywhere in between, there’s a good chance you have to deal with frustration of a regular basis. It might be due to waiting in line, getting a flat tire, dealing with bills, or someone not behaving the way you’d like.   Frustration occurs when…

8 Reasons to Write A Personal Note

Do you think that writing a personal note is outdated? Starting at a very young age, my parents instilled in me the importance of being thankful and grateful. Saying thank you, being polite and taking time to write personal notes for gifts, nice gestures and for someone’s passing. With automation…

9 Beach Bag Essentials

Happy Summer! As a child, I spent summer vacations at my grandparents’ home on the beach. They lived on St. Simons Island, Georgia about 2 blocks from the ocean. The memories from these times will be forever implanted in my heart – the morning birds, the bright sun, the packed…

16 Tips on How to Navigate Uncertainty

About 18 months ago, I had the privilege of spending five days and four nights at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. I was able to bring my 23 year old daughter with me. Canyon Ranch is a wellness facility. The array of health and wellness options are vast. The food…

Do You Hold Your Children Back?

It’s interesting for me to think about this question. Over the last 27 years, I always thought of myself as a parent who did not hold my children back. When my son asked to go to sleep away camp at the age of 9, we found a camp that suited…