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John Gray of Mars/Venus fame tells us something Oprah once said to him in an interview; one of the biggest reasons forgiveness and “getting over it” are so important is that “when you hang on to anger or resentment, you are giving someone 'free rent'...

Let’s face it, the mind is a pretty vague concept. Unlike the kidneys, the liver or the heart, practically no one has the same definition of what the mind is and what it does. So, here’s what the mind is from my perspective....

Not too long ago, I listened to a segment on National Public Radio about the “explosion” of life coaches that has occurred in the last 10 years. The show explored some of the differences between coaches and therapists, including training, focus and credibility. In the...

Whether or not you have kids, you have probably found yourself asking at one point or another, why do kids act that way? Inevitably, some behavior, of some child, at some point is a mystery....

So you want to get over an addiction, eh? You want to be free from the experience of being enslaved to a habit, a practice, or something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming? Well, like so many things in life we want to change, the trick...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]If you have ever found yourself wondering why you interact with people the way you do, I have some answers for you. Believe it or not, the pattern of your relationships today, romantic and otherwise, is directly...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Recently, the Tampa Bay Times published an article in which the author did an excellent job of explaining that anger, not mental illness, is at the root of violent acts. She explains that it is becoming fashionable to...