10 Reasons (Not) to Discuss Child Sexual Abuse in 2012

 By:  Jill Starishevsky I have heard them all.  I have heard all the reasons why parents don’t discuss child sexual abuse prevention with their children.  I have heard them so often that I… Continue reading

Love and Letting Go

When I love, I love with no limitations. But if you betray me, I love myself enough to let go. Samantha Drew

How to Know if it’s Real Love

By:  Martha Beck From Oprah.com   In a folktale that has been retold for centuries in many variations (one of which is Shakespeare’s King Lear), an elderly king asks his three daughters how… Continue reading


The thing about choice is that one choice at the right time can change your life for the better forever.  No matter your current circumstances, people can walk out of their history and… Continue reading

Dream…but take Action

The ironic thing about wisdom is that you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in… Continue reading

Life is Really Quite Simple…

Life is really quite simple when you think about it. To be happy, find someone you love and something you love to do. That’s it!

Have the Courage to Follow Your Heart

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition – they somehow already know what you truly want to become. – Steve Jobs

Divorce Advice From the Trenches

By:  Jane Ganahl Looking back on my divorce, now almost 20 years in the rearview mirror, I wish I’d gotten better advice. Given a dearth of “life after divorce” books in 1992, I… Continue reading

Every Parent’s Desire

“Practically everything we do as parents is motivated by a desire to see our children be happy. The good news is that there is much you can do to encourage them to discover… Continue reading

The 90/10 Principle

Life is 10% what happens and 90% how we react to it. Absolutely everything we do, give, say, or think is like a boomerang.  It will come back to us.  If we want… Continue reading

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