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A Word about Routine (Boring) Behavior

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A Word about Routine (Boring) Behavior “So, Harold, what are you doing these days?” Alan was a friend I met at the Cooper Aerobics Center and had known for several years before he and his wife moved to California.  After living there for 5-6 years, they moved back, and he rejoined Cooper’s.   I responded to […]

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A Word about Self-Pity and Pain

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A Word about Self-Pity and Pain Today, I want to share an article by Michael Levin.  It was published January 27, 2018 on FoxNew.com   It was my first Boston Marathon, I was 46 years old, two miles from the top of Heartbreak Hill, and in one word, miserable. My left leg had locked up, […]

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A Word about Relationship Maintenance

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A Word about Relationship Maintenance You remember those days. I know you do, and so do I. The days when your relationship was new and fresh and exciting. The days when you could talk for hours, when you wanted to see each other all the time, and when you couldn’t keep your hands off each […]

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A Word about “Adulting”

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A Word about “Adulting” “Adulting is Hard”  I have mixed feelings about nouns being used as verbs, but I understand the sentiment.  I also enjoyed: In fact, any of us can accurately personalize the phrase. I can easily say, “Harolding is Hard.” So is “Daviding” and “Janing.” You get the point. Allow me three brief observations: […]

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A Word about Honking

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A Word about Honking Gridlock! Nobody was going anywhere. Looking ahead through the traffic, it was impossible to see the cause of the gridlock, whether it would continue for only a few minutes or if you would be there for hours! Regardless, one lady in the middle of the traffic jam was honking her horn […]

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A Word about Tipping

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A Word about Tipping She was sitting in my office a couple of years ago with a quizzical look on her face. She was a client. I had just scanned her credit card and handed her the ticket to sign. The way she was looking at it, I thought I had made a mistake with […]

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DFW Behavioral Health Symposium

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DFW Behavioral Health Symposium     Please click on the above image to learn more about this outstanding opportunity for your family to learn and be inspired!

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A Word about the Semicolon

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A Word about the Semicolon “I got a tattoo.” She is a client.  She has three grown children.  I have known her for many years and have had sessions with her and her family members off and on over that period of time.  She gave her consent for me to share her story with you. […]

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One Week from Saturday!

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One Week from Saturday! You’ve been thinking about registering. Now is the time to do it. Just click on the image, and you will be directed to the registration site. Simply put, it is the most effective communication training that I have ever been involved with! Participants will learn how to talk and listen to […]

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Another Word about Safe Conversations

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Another Word about Safe Conversations It’s that time again! Simply put, it is the most effective communication training that I have ever been involved with! Several of you have already participated in this workshop.  I recommend it to every one of my clients: couples and individuals.  That is how much I believe in it. A […]

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