Have A Blast This Summer, If You Can Find The Time
Jul09

Have A Blast This Summer, If You Can Find The Time

Summer is the best time to have a blast – or so our culture tells us! Think of all those Frankie and Annette summer beach movies from the Sixties. There’s also Caddyshack, Dirty Dancing, National Lampoon’s Vacation … the list goes on. Of course, the reality of the situation is very different. It’s hard to have a blast when you work 40 hours a week! Plus, many people who need vacations don’t want to go. They feel that work and/or...

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Why Moms Get  A Bum Rap
May10

Why Moms Get A Bum Rap

In movies and TV shows, if a character experienced a bad childhood, many times it turns out that his or her mother was to blame. We all remember the domineering mother from Everybody Loves Raymond, and who can forget Mrs. Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho? Mothers often get a bum rap in the media, and in real life. But, we can’t assume that mom is the source of all problems! Sad to say, moms are easy to blame. Let’s say you’re a...

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When Your Relationship Takes A Turn
Mar27

When Your Relationship Takes A Turn

As you read the headline above, you may wonder, “Does she mean a turn for the worse…?” Actually, I mean a turn for the different. Different doesn’t necessarily mean the situation has become worse. But because it’s not what you’re used to, it can certainly seem worse to you. For example, your significant other may develop interests that don’t appeal to you. He or she may start spending more time with others, and you have no wish to...

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