How to Get Better at Setting and Maintaining Boundaries

Communicating your boundaries can be difficult, especially when it is an important relationship to you. Maintaining those boundaries when they're challenged or when the consequences become distressing is even harder. The following strategies will help you  set and maintain boundaries within your relationships at home, at work and in the world at large: Learn What … Continue reading How to Get Better at Setting and Maintaining Boundaries

10 Ways to Survive at Work When You’re Divorcing

Wouldn't it be nice if we could just push a pause button on life while we're trying to get it together during divorce? Unfortunately, such a button has yet to be invented. And so we are stuck trying to keep up with our responsibilities at work while our emotions and personal lives are pulling us … Continue reading 10 Ways to Survive at Work When You’re Divorcing

On the Road: How to Manage Marriage When One of You Travels

If you had told me that I was going to marry another man who had to frequently travel for his work, I would have told you that you were crazy. Okay, so I probably would have been more tactful than that - a "No, I don't think so" followed by the thought, They must have … Continue reading On the Road: How to Manage Marriage When One of You Travels

The Faux Commute

In the book I'm reading right now, the main character continues her weekday commute into London months after she was terminated from her job. Part of her motivation seemed to be habit and a lack of purpose and direction. But the main reason she continued the act is because she was too ashamed to tell … Continue reading The Faux Commute

5 Ways to Soothe Your Irritated Senses

It's inevitable that we will become irritated at times with the people we spend the most time with. It happens in romantic relationships, within families and even at work (you should see the irritation that occurs in a classroom with kids that have been cooped up together for too long!). Close proximity over extended time … Continue reading 5 Ways to Soothe Your Irritated Senses