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You made it through the holidays. You ate or drank or spent too much. You skipped the gym or shorted your sleep or forgot to meditate a bit too often. So now you are feeling fat, stressed and TIRED. Seems like the perfect time for a big change, right? Maybe not. Continue reading
The holidays are here. This is the merriest - and most stressful - time of the year for most of us. We wait all year for the festivities. We stand in line for just the right presents. We deck the halls and trim the tree. We optimistically plan perfect family gatherings. Everything sparkles and glimmers. But, it all comes with a price. And the price is STRESS! We are tired. We are overwhelmed with long to-do lists. We are juggling dozens of commitments. Here are some tips to help you capture the joy of the season without the drama and stress: Continue reading
Anger that feels like it will explode out of you. Fear so strong you can't breath. Sadness that feels like it has no end. Strong emotions are challenging even for the most well-adjusted adult to handle. So much more so for kids! But we can help. We can teach our children coping techniques while they are young that will assist them throughout their lives. Continue reading
The series on family communication continues. Until now the focus has been on resolving some of the most common causes of family disharmony. We have worked on building a foundation for peaceful home life. But we aren't going to stop there. We want joyful homes. We want families that truly LIKE spending time together. How do we get that? We have to go beyond fixing problems. Continue reading
I've talked before about the importance of rituals. Families thrive on the little things that add to their unique identity. Here are some suggestions to get you started. Continue reading

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