What Exactly is Mindfulness?

What Exactly is Mindfulness?

What exactly is mindfulness? The term “mindfulness”  increasingly is thrown around in the mainstream media. Because it can take on so many meanings, fully grasping it and integrating it is difficult.  Essentially, mindfulness is the process of bringing our attention...

25 Bits of Wedding Anniversary Silver

Today is my twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Ours is not a perfect marriage, thank God, and I certainly do not assume that what worked for us will do for everyone. Being in a romantic mood, however, I thought I'd share some of what I think got us here. Not in...
The Five Foundations of a Good Relationship

The Five Foundations of a Good Relationship

A few years back I had lunch with a colleague who is also a couples therapist.  In our conversation about the challenges of helping couples realize what is fundamental for a healthy relationship, my friend cited these five foundations of a good relationship. He...
Nine Essestials Of True Love

Nine Essestials Of True Love

Nine Essentials of True Love Plug in whatever gender you prefer. Love doesn’t care. It’s not just how you feel about him. It’s about how he makes you feel about yourself. It’s not about losing yourself in him. It’s about becoming true to...