Companionship Managed to Vibrant Results

The Purple Heart is a medal of honor bestowed upon heroic American soldiers wounded in battle. This Valentine's season, in the name of love (not war) I am respectfully borrowing this concept and applying it to our relationships. My...

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How to Make Love a Safe Investment

How to Make Love a Safe Investment When I visited the supermarket two weeks ago - the aisles were already adorned with pink-frosted cupcakes and floating heart-shaped balloons inscribed with the word "Love." Clearly, this pre-holiday product-placement was a teaser designed...

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Effective Communication in Five Easy Steps

Effective Communication Strategies in Five Easy Steps Instead of gazing out a window, have you ever used it as a mirror – fussing with your reflection? I often use this as an illustration when assisting clients in strengthening their...

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Fear and Panic: How to Take Control

This morning my neighbor and I watched in fear and horror as a panicking dog bolted in-and-out of traffic along Fountain Avenue in Hollywood. Although his collar and tags jangled visibly as he darted, this anxious and panicking animal...

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How To Make Appropriate Life Choices with Ease

How not to worry about life choices Most of us worry about making appropriate life choices. Whether these decisions involve our personal or our professional lives, creating strategic moves within optimal time-frames can feel paramount to our well-being. Life is a...

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21 Relationship Counseling Jackpots:

We all run across relationship counseling advice (this article is an example). We reflexively flag these emails or dump them into our computer's Trash folders. My mother is my Santa Claus in this regard: I've even devoted a whole...

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FEAR is Forgetting Everything is All Right

FEAR is: Forgetting Everything is All Right F.E.A.R. Not The disaster in Japan was hard to address and even harder to grasp the massive wall of swiftly moving debris effortlessly annihilating people, places and animals. As real-time witnesses to Nature's upper hand,...

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