Category Archives: stress

Guess Who Is Adulting Now

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this month Millennials have topped 75 million, officially taking over as the largest generation in the country. Making up such a huge group, Millennials are not easy to categorize, although various pundits have tried, labeling them with traits ranging over a full spectrum: narcissistic, altruistic, lazy, innovative, uninvolved, universalistic, distant, connected, egotistic, generous, entitled, idealists. Millennials have faced difficult challenges in the workforce due to a weak economy and soft job market. And often they’ve come into those encounters without experiencing hard knocks and … Continue reading

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Women in Conflict

With Mother’s Day on the horizon and as a Boomer Mom managing complicated family challenges, are you: Ready to give up acting responsible for everyone Fed up with trying to win approval Tired of feeling guilty or blaming yourself If so, create a Mother’s Day that lasts much longer than 24 hours. Rewrite your story, and make nurturing yourself the theme while using the following prompts: Silence your self-doubt. It’s not uncommon for insecurity to be the legacy of this stage of life. Confront your negative internal scripts and put them to … Continue reading

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Millennials and Tax Day

It’s that time of year again – Tax Day – and even though the economy is improving, it still feels like Uncle Sam is taking a big bite out of our income. We’re all given a few extra days to file and pay this year since Emancipation Day falls on April 15 but nonetheless we recognize the fiscal challenges Americans are still facing. I remember when one of our sons got his first paycheck for a summer job while he was in high school. He came home with it and … Continue reading

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Millennials and Boomers: Mutual Support

We don’t often celebrate caring across the generations. When we were growing up, grandparents were the ones who gave us whatever we wanted, provided we didn’t tell our parents. And as the grandma of five grandsons, I know that still applies today. There’s been talk about Granny leave for the caregivers of elderly parents. Businesses lose billions of dollars annually because of employees missing work for family concerns. As the number of family members available to care for aging loved ones decreases and the number of those in need increases, our … Continue reading

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