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8 Tips For Navigating Life's Transitions

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Many of life's transitions are more difficult for people, especially transitions from childhood into puberty; marriage into divorce or widowhood; high school into college times, etc. These important changes in life have a major impact on us and are tricky to navigate. We can't avoid them. One thing we know: Change will occur whether we are ready or not.

Why You're Every Bit as Awesome as Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Christina Pesoli | Posted 04.09.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

When it comes to post-divorce self-medicating, Haagen Dazs and chardonnay are divorced women's drugs of choice.

Divorce and the Child With Special Needs

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 04.05.2014 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

All children are vulnerable when parents divorce. Children with special needs are even more so. But with special attention to their uniqueness and special needs, they too can cope and thrive.

Take Charge of Your Transitions

Lolly Daskal | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

When you find yourself going through a transition in your professional or personal life, the successful outcome depends largely on how you take charge.

Moving Into 2014

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Life transitions can be the greatest teacher of all. But just like when we were in high school, many of us are looking out the window and not listening to the teacher.

Diana Grycan: Endings and Beginnings: Which Ones Feel the Best?

Diana Grycan | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Diana Grycan

I am blessed with children and grandchildren and a wonderful husband. What, then, is causing this lump in my throat?

You Might Need a Breakup Coach If...

Christina Pesoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

When you're ready to quit being pitiful and start being powerful hire a breakup coach. You'll be doing everyone a favor.

How to Relieve Engagement Anxiety

Sheryl Paul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Like any process of self-growth and healing, working with the habitual patterns that keep us mired in negative stuck places is a practice.

Pause to Find your Pause: A Tired Working Momma's Transition to Just Mom

Sharon Zuckerwar | Posted 12.22.2013 | Parents
Sharon Zuckerwar

Dear Tired Working Mommas: What if we all did that? What if we all stopped, paused, for a few minutes and took some time to reconnect?

Easy Come, Easy Go

Irene Tanner | Posted 12.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

We come into this world with zero possessions other than God-given gifts of body, mind and spirit -- tools with which fortunate beings are equipped to...

9-Step Yoga Sun Salutation -- To Find Balance on the Autumnal Equinox

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

As the first frost approaches, promising to decimate a summer's worth of flowers in one cruel night, as the trees begin to take on a skeletal appearance, we are forced to contemplate and process some highly primal dualities: life and death; hope and regret; desire and fear.

How Important Are Routines for Young Children?

Diana Grycan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

How do we hold on to those few precious hours in the evening and still offer our children routines that will contribute to successful days at school?

From 'Health' to 'Happiness': A Leading 50+ Expert Answers Your Questions

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

As a leading lifestyle gerontologist for the 50+ population, I'm often asked a myriad of different questions.

The Healing Role of Music During Times of Change

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

The power of choosing a song to demarcate a liminal period lies in the truth that in-between times are uncomfortable and music helps tether us to collective meaning and memory while empowering us to move forward into the future.

How One Little Comma Can Change Your Life

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Life's commas are just like the ones we got used to during those mundane classroom lessons. They are a time to pause, reflect, catch our breath then move on. They aren't the end.

The Pain in My Neck

Martin Marks | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Martin Marks

For reasons I could not explain in 10,000 words or less, I moved to a small town on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, for three months or more, to determine how I begin with all of this that has happened, and to wait for this story of the pain in my neck to resolve.

10 Ways To Downsize Without Stress

Cari Shane | Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty
Cari Shane

"Don't feel you have to do it all in a day. Seeing one cleaned out room is a powerful motivator to break free from the past!"

Team Transition

Ira Israel | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

The Buddha's mandate was to try to end suffering. My goal is much less lofty: to share tools that help people cultivate ease, harmony, peace, love and understanding.

Synergy for Senior Care: Improving Partnerships Between Medical Services and Community-Based Care

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

Care coordination and transitions are critical to providing services that should be offered at the right time by the right provider and in the right place. For people whose lives are on the line, this pathway can and should be as smooth as possible.

The Transition: Underrated And Imperfect

Cari Shane | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Cari Shane

According to Julie Bindeman, life events such as the birth of a child, marriage and death are macro transitions. They are big life-changing events that one expects but which cannot be truly comprehended nor predicted until the actual experience takes place.

Can't Moms Be Human Anymore?

Wendy Widom | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Wendy Widom

The power of the mother-daughter connection keeps catching me by surprise. I didn't know we would stare at each other for hours after she came out, I didn't know my boobs would squirt milk just thinking about her, and I certainly didn't anticipate this next round of attachment.

How to Go Back to School Without Anxiety: A Q and A with Dr. Tamar Chansky

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Summer is quickly drawing to a close and as you gather your back to school supplies, don't forget to equip your child with some good tips for making it a great, anxiety-free transition.

I'll Be Happy When...

Sheryl Paul | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Sheryl Paul

Life is uncertainty. Life is change. There are islands of calm and certainty scattered throughout the ocean, but for the anxious mind the challenge is to learn how to find serenity even during the storm.

Hunger Games -- The Price of Failed Transition

Duane Elgin | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Duane Elgin

The first step in creating a positive future is to imagine it. If we can visualize a future of promise, we can create that future.

Chaz Bono Joins Dancing With the Stars: Will This Impact the Public's Perception of the Transgender Community?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 10.30.2011 | Home
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Will Chaz Bono's gig on Dancing with the Stars offend some people? Most definitely. What's more important is the courage that Chaz lends and will continue to lend to others who haven't yet gained the courage to be themselves.