The Best You Blog

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It’s true that the way we listen, and the way others listen to and respond to us, can have a big impact on our satisfaction in our relationships. And that without learning better listening skills, you and your partner may remain lonely and disconnected. So whether you’...

April 10, 2018

At work, we have clear strategies to effect change when things get tough; and yet in our personal lives we allow ourselves to live so long at our low points. We watch ourselves struggle, repeat old patterns, and stay stuck. What I hope I’ve helped bring to light for yo...

April 7, 2018

Let’s be a boss and fully realize that needs are constant and real – from the bottom of the order all the way to the top – and that the sooner we recognize our own, the sooner we’ll be able to accurately identify where they aren’t being met. Let’s also be a boss and ac...

April 3, 2018

Think about the realistic health of your work-life setup when you continue to do it all. Is this a reasonable expectation of one person? Would you stand for it if you saw it happening on your team? This is where I want you to pause and dig deep. Why aren’t you delegati...

February 6, 2018

When couples fight about money they are always actually fighting about something else.  On a primary level, a couple is fighting about their own beliefs about what money means to them. Things get escalated because they do not feel their partner innately possesses the...

January 28, 2018

Compassion Counts: Weathering the Adolescent Storm in a Pressure Filled World at Old Saybrook High School promises to be a dynamic and interactive event that will hit home with families, teens, providers, and educators.

December 11, 2017

Fertility struggles and miscarriage affect more women than we know. And yet, we find it hard to know how to support our friend, family member, or partner during this time. This quick video will help you understand what to say and what not to say to a woman who has shar...

November 27, 2017

These are my top five tips for navigating the holidays (with kids) while going through a divorce. This is uncharted territory for your entire family. A little guidance can go a long way.

November 13, 2017

For many women, negative thinking can be more than just a fleeting moment in time; it can be debilitating and frustrating. We can get stuck in our negative spirals and many times, it feels impossible to stop the downward dive. In the search to even things out emotional...

June 14, 2017

Body commentary is relentless. If it's not external (coming from others) then it's internal (coming from your inner voice). But in today's body-shaming world, you're damned if you are and also damned if you aren't. There is no perfect. And everyone&...

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