Thoughts

2014

What is a Reverse Mortgage? Part I

Dec 22, 2014

by Jason Eichmiller What is a reverse mortgage and how do you know if it’s right for you? There’s so much conflicting information about reverse mortgages. While some is true, the rest is either outdated or just plain false. In … Read More

Tips For Improving Self-Esteem

Nov 21, 2014

by Judy Kaminsky, LMFT Healthy relationships, job satisfaction, and overall happiness depend largely on good self-esteem. When you feel positive about yourself, you have an easier time coping with your mistakes, disappointments, and failures; you are more likely to persevere. … Read More

25 Things to do to Make You Feel Better While Divorcing

Nov 21, 2014

by Deirdre Hally Shaffer, MSW, LCSW During times of loss, transition, and grief we feel helpless and out of control. When divorce occurs, life is turned upside down with legal disagreements, emotional swings, custody issues, financial upheaval, social changes, residential … Read More

Is Forgiveness Possible?

Oct 31, 2014

Divorce is a stressful time emotionally, financially, physically, and psychologically. It often results in two people who were once rational human beings showing the darkest sides of their personality. The divorce process may also trigger negative feelings from the past. … Read More

The Two Wolves – Feeding the Good Wolf

Oct 20, 2014

The frequently changing emotions precipitated by divorce can be varied, difficult, and overwhelming. At times, it can feel like we’re going crazy or riding the SADMADGLADSCAREDHURT Roller Coaster For The Truly Brave. Read More

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Sep 17, 2014

Many books have been written about the meaning of difficult and painful challenges in life and why they happen. It’s been the subject of psychological, philosophical, and spiritual researchers who seek to understand the purpose of pain and suffering in an imperfect world. Read More

The Value of Single hood Post-Divorce

Sep 10, 2014

The grieving process in divorce can involve complicating factors unseen in other types of grief. In addition to mourning the death of an intimate relationship and partnership, the loss of family, financial stability, social contacts, and extended family relationships lead to lifestyle adjustments. Read More

Healthy Habits for Electronic Use: Kids/ Teenagers

Jul 24, 2014

No doubt about it — TV, interactive video games, and the Internet can be excellent sources of education and entertainment for kids. But too much screen time can have unhealthy side effects. That’s why it’s wise to monitor and limit … Read More

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