Benefits of Traveling Outside Your Comfort Zone

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I had two choices for my morning run today - the relative comfort of a treadmill in my dry and air-conditioned gym or the muddy trails of a nearby park in the rain and oppressive mugginess that blankets the east coast in the warm months. I debated for a few moments, considered how miserable I … Continue reading Benefits of Traveling Outside Your Comfort Zone

Dating After Divorce: Distinguishing Between Forewarnings and Normal Fears

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Dating after divorce requires navigating a minefield littered with the emotional debris of your marriage. In such a potentially hostile and alien environment, differentiating between true threats and harmless anxieties can be challenging. Here are some clues to help you decide if your new relationship worries are normal...or something to be worried about -   … Continue reading Dating After Divorce: Distinguishing Between Forewarnings and Normal Fears

5 Reasons Why the Anticipation Is Often Worse Than the Reality

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Anticipation is a mixture of prudent foresight and alarmist anxiety. It tempts us by promising that preparation is key. And then it traps us in a potentially endless cycle of "what ifs" and worry.

Three Powerful Lessons About Finding Love From An Unlikely Source

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Because sometimes the way to learn to do something better is to start with what we already know... You know: Never go to the grocery store when hungry. When you succumb to the grocery store on an empty stomach, you're possessed by a powerful drive to grab anything in your sight. You have a tendency … Continue reading Three Powerful Lessons About Finding Love From An Unlikely Source

The End of a Relationship: The Leavers and The Left

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This piece, about what happens to the people that leave relationships abruptly and/or with deception, caused quite a stir on Facebook recently. The comments fell into two camps: "Thank you for validating my experience" and "I'm the one who left my marriage and I'm tired of being painted as the bad guy." The reaction got me … Continue reading The End of a Relationship: The Leavers and The Left