Category Archives: well-being

LEAP into Spring Holidays

This week Jews and Christians observe spring festivals celebrating freedom – Passover – and rebirth – Easter. Would you like to carry over these concepts from the holiday table into your personal lives? If you are willing to take a LEAP, you can express your own freedom as you work to create new beginnings for yourself. One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. Andre Gide To begin your LEAP, you’ll need to Let go of what is holding … Continue reading

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How Conscious Uncoupling Impacts Kids

  After more than a decade of marriage, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin have decided to “remain separate.” A post on her website states that their plans are to consciously uncouple and co-parent their children, daughter Apple age 9 and son Moses age 7. All couples go through hard times and some face challenges that are insurmountable. No matter whether they end up in divorce court or mediation, what matters most is their emotional reactions. None of us can always control what happens but we can control how we … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour with Cyma Shapiro

We are happy to welcome to our website today, Cyma Shapiro, and her book, The Zen of Midlife Mothering: Essays from MotheringintheMiddle.com. It is the first anthology written by and for midlife mothers! The Zen celebrates the heartbreak and the glory of women choosing motherhood over 40 for the first, repeat, or last time, and of those standing firmly in place as mothers now in mid-life.   In this increasingly popular trend of new older parenting, these women do not share a collective consciousness like many of their younger counterparts, … Continue reading

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Let’s not Pigeonhole Millennials

Did you know that, according to the older generation, kids today have a sense of entitlement and are clueless about how to communicate without social media? A pigeonhole is an overly restrictive category, which fails to reflect the actual complexities. And pigeonholing is exactly what we’re doing to the eight million Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000. According to the media, Gen Y has created a new developmental stage between adolescence and adulthood called adultolescense. More of them are living with a parent than a partner, in part because they’re … Continue reading

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