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Just Because It’s Family Doesn’t Mean It Isn’t Toxic

We are buried in “shoulds” when it comes to what we’re supposed to do with family members who treat us badly.  We’re taught that we should feel grateful for family—no matter what. The fact that a relationship feels toxic or emotionally abusive is irrelevant; … Continue reading

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How “Should” You Do a Pandemic? Are You Falling Short?

It’s remarkable, but the feeling “I’m not doing enough” can survive and thrive even in a pandemic. Your inner-critic might be starting to kick in just about now, perhaps asking, have you been doing that fabulous yoga teacher’s classes online? Enrolling … Continue reading

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Parenting in a Pandemic: Staying Calm Because We Have to

So, we’ve baked 1,002 brownies, made 76 LEGO castles, played 43 rounds of UNO, read seven chapters of a graphic novel, and it’s still only 10 a.m. This is not good news. After six days cooped up in the house with two children … Continue reading

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Within Every Crisis, A Profound Opportunity Appears

In times of fear, we return to the simple joys, and to each other. Yesterday, with all the craziness going on in the news, all the reasons we should avoid each other, not touch anything, not trust anything, not trust … Continue reading

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Have You Turned Your Partner Into the Villain in Your Inner Movie?

Married for 12 years, Lisa and Cliff were enjoying a fun date night out. Back at home, Cliff wanted to be physically intimate. Lisa, usually game, was exhausted and told Cliff that sex wasn’t in the cards that night as she could barely … Continue reading

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