Category Archives: well-being

Emotional Intimacy on Valentine’s Day

You may be overwhelmed with adult children-teenage Millennials or Boomerang Kids-living at home. And perhaps Valentine’s Day feels like just one more responsibility you have to take care of. Are you trying to balance your personal life, work and family with little choice but to leave your love relationship on the back burner? Busy people under pressure often hurt the ones they love. These are not ideal circumstances as we approach the most romantic day of the year. For some, February 14th is filled with expectations: thoughts of lavish gifts, … Continue reading

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An Early Spring

With enthusiasm generated in the Iowa caucuses providing the heat on Groundhogs Day, Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow this year, leading to a prediction of an early spring. If you’re hoping to begin your own march toward nicer weather but are still stuck in the muck, you can find 4 tips here at Her Mentor Center for taking the time this winter to achieve positive goals for yourself. Maybe the shorter winter days with less sunlight are beginning to get to you and you’ve already given up on your … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour: “The Spirituality of Age”

Today we are thrilled to host Robert L. Weber, Ph.D. and feature the book he co-authored with Carol Orsborn, Ph.D., “The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older.” Weber is a clinical psychologist, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Part Time, in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Assistant in Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital. A former Jesuit, he served in the order for 10 years. Drawing from the latest research in psychological and religious theory, Weber and Orsborn provide their own conversational and candid answers to … Continue reading

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Balance – what is it?

Wellness pundits encourage us to seek balance in our lives, but generally don’t provide much detail about how to accomplish that feat. Here are some thoughts to help guide you. Let’s first take a look at what balance is not. As it appears in the yin-yang symbol, equilibrium is not static but fluid, changing in response to your personal environment. Balance does not mean pursuing activities with a measured reserve – rather, being passionate about what you are doing when you are doing it. The intensity is not muted and … Continue reading

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