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Does Your 'Love Stool' Have Wobbly Legs?

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 3:33 PM

Did you know that on average people who are unhappy in their romantic relationship have been so for about seven years before they seek help?[1] And let me tell you, seven years of misery and disappointment take a terrible toll on what I call the "emoplasticity" or the emotional flexibility...

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Earth Seeks Clean Air, Organic Food and Green Living Inhabitants

(1) Comments | Posted January 9, 2012 | 10:35 AM

Well, it's no wonder the earth has to advertise because as far as romances go, the one we are having with the planet earth leaves a great deal to be desired. And, not coincidentally, it very accurately mirrors the relationship we have with our bodies and our health. We are...

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'Tis the Season to Consider Your Reason!

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2011 | 1:12 PM

In real estate, it's all about location, location, location! And in real life, it's all about perspective, perspective, perspective!

So, what's yours? Do you know for sure? Let's find out, shall we?

I'm going to pose a series of questions, the answers to which many people don't even want to...

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Hey Dude Your 'Tude is Rude and I'm Not in the Mood!

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 4:09 PM

Okay, so you are at the mall returning your Great Aunt Moyra's birthday gift. This is an annual tradition because every year your dear old Aunt Moyra gives you a bathrobe that you don't need or want. The question is why?

Now your family has told you that she does...

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Betty Crocker, It's Time to Hang up Your Spoon and Apologize to America!

(11) Comments | Posted September 22, 2011 | 9:00 PM

What happened Betty? You used to be so good, so sweet and wholesome as apple pie. And now look at you, a trans-fat slut! What made you sell out to the dark side? Speaking of which, that's the real reason Darth Vader sounds the way he does, too many cigars...

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Romantic Love, What It Is, What It Isn't, How to Get It and How to Keep it!

(2) Comments | Posted August 17, 2011 | 5:30 PM

So how's your love life? Is it stellar or does it suck like a bucket of tics?

If by chance yours falls into the latter category, know that you are not alone. In fact, of all the questions you send me, inquiries about romantic relationships are always at the top...

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The Enneagram: A Guide to Understanding Yourself and The People Around You

(23) Comments | Posted July 16, 2011 | 11:15 AM

Have you ever looked at the people you know and work with and wondered why they behave the way they do? Why one person would give you the shirt off their back if you needed it, and another person would argue the importance of having a shirt at all? Why...

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Do You Need To Parole Your Soul?

(7) Comments | Posted June 22, 2011 | 9:05 AM

Life can be such a beautiful thing unless you've been surrounded, handcuffed and "taken down" by your fears and defenses.

It's easy to feel trapped and manacled by your day to day existence; you may have even had the experience of someone or something seeming to hold you hostage, emotionally...

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Facing a Life Challenge? Try The A.P.P.L.E.-a-Day Plan

(4) Comments | Posted June 2, 2011 | 8:27 AM

The apple. The versatile apple. Used as the logo for an innovative computer electronics company. The name of actress Gwyneth Paltrow's first born child. New York city's nickname. A symbol of beauty and sensuality. Found in the Garden of Eden, Eve ate one from the forbidden tree. It's healthful and...

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