Category Archives: stress

Presidential Election & Emotional Wellness

October is Emotional Wellness Month and ends just before the Presidential election. We have 33 days to go, which doesn’t leave Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump much time to prepare. Hearing a plethora of divisive rhetoric heading into the final month often feels like a Fellini film. We watch it unfold, wondering is this all a fantasy. Are you stressed out by the campaign of unpopular nominees in a tight race for the most powerful office in the world? A lot of Americans voters claim they don’t like either candidate. Some no … Continue reading

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Brangelina Divorce and You

The public was taken by surprise last week when Angelina Jolie announced she was beginning divorce proceedings with Brad Pit, even though we all know the statistic – one in two marriages end in divorce. There have been insider reports that the split is due to incidents of verbal abuse, conflicts in parenting styles and differences in lifestyle choices. But rather than dwell on their drama, let’s focus our attention on how to maintain our own loving partnerships. Here are some tips to help you strengthen your intimate relationships: Respect … Continue reading

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Millennials and Love Relationships

Are you a Baby Boomer ready for grandchildren and disappointed that your adult children aren’t interested in marriage? Whereas the oldest Millennials are now in the mid 30s, according to PEW Research only 28% have taken the plunge. It’s another example of the Millennial generation doing it their way. Close to 50% in a recent survey supported the idea of trial marriages that could be formalized or dissolved after 2 years. Many are skeptical of traditions lasting forever, seeing life as a work in progress and always subject to change. Of … Continue reading

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Challenges of Parenting – Questions and Answers

With school back on the agenda again, are you facing new challenges in parenting this fall? In the midst of your routine – supervising homework, driving carpool and monitoring after school activities – know that you can find support here at Her Mentor Center for the issues affecting your kids, no matter what their age. Here are some questions about your concerns as well as strategies we’ve put together to help you deal with them. If your youngster is in grade school, are you tempted to follow that familiar yellow … Continue reading

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