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Back to School

Learn from the Pros: Getting Ready for the School Year This month, we’re featuring local professionals who will offer some wisdom and guidance about how to start the school year off right. Bonnie Hillman Shay of Mariposa Creative Solutions will give us some ideas of staying organized. Ellen Feldman of CEL and Associates will discuss Read more about Back to School[…]

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5 Tips for Fighting Fair

Do you ever feel like arguments with your partner is more like getting into the boxing ring? If you have, you might have begun to dread conversations about important topics or tried to avoid them all together. But, wouldn’t it be nice to learn how to have those types of conversations without that pit-in-your-stomach feeling? Read more about 5 Tips for Fighting Fair[…]

Managing Stress

Our bodies experience stress on a daily basis. Sometimes, that stress is good and can help us achieve certain goals in life, especially when they lead to feeling happiness, success or fulfillment. Usually, the stress is short lived and our bodies move out of the adrenaline releasing “fight or flight” state quickly without doing damage Read more about Managing Stress[…]

Getting Back in the Dating Scene: Tips for Success

Let’s face it. Dating can be one of the scariest aspects of our personal lives. No matter how accomplished we are personally and professionally, there’s something about dating that can give us feelings of anxiety, worry, and that ever-so-familiar pit in the stomach. But, why? What exactly is it that causes us to freeze up Read more about Getting Back in the Dating Scene: Tips for Success[…]

Calm Your Mind to Get Some Sleep!

You’re lying in bed at the end of the day staring at the ceiling. You know you should be asleep right now but you can’t fall asleep. Your mind is racing through what seems like a million things – your job, your relationship, your children, your parents, all the things you should have done today Read more about Calm Your Mind to Get Some Sleep![…]

Dating and Body Language

You’re at home getting ready for a date. You’re concerned about many things: your clothes, outfit, being on time, and whether or not you’re going to get along with your date. My guess is that you’re not as concerned about your stance when you’re standing up and how you show interest in your date by Read more about Dating and Body Language[…]

Rumination: Getting off the (Hamster) Wheel

You’ve just been told that there’s a problem with a proposal you’ve submitted at work. Your boss tells you 15 minutes before the end of the day on a Friday about it. Do you: Brush it off and tell yourself you will deal with it on Monday Stay a few minutes later at work to Read more about Rumination: Getting off the (Hamster) Wheel[…]

Newlywed? Addressing Common Challenges in the First Year

You plan for the big day for weeks, months, or even years. All of the major (and minor) details are worked out, invites are sent, and it’s time to walk down the aisle. Your wedding is perfect and you and your new spouse head off on your honeymoon. When you get back, you settle in Read more about Newlywed? Addressing Common Challenges in the First Year[…]

Summer Hours: Friend or Foe?

When was the last time any of us actually had some free time? It seems like everything in life is becoming more condensed and busier, leaving us with little idle time. People tell me all the time how they get caught up in the daily grind of working their 9-5, which has mysteriously morphed into Read more about Summer Hours: Friend or Foe?[…]