12 Characteristics of a Well Functioning Family

How well does your family function? Every family functions … on some level. But, at the same time, every family can function better. As you examine your family, it helps to not think of things as good or bad, right or wrong – instead think in terms of what...

The resent-repeat syndrome

If you grew up in a family where you experienced injustice, abuse, or a sense of hurt, you’re at a high risk of developing a resent-repeat syndrome in your adult life. You may end up repeating a familiar pattern from your past or you may go 180 degrees to an...

Simple Ways to Be Inspired and Stress-free Every Day

With the holidays here, I find myself becoming a bit more anxious. My spouse and I have to coordinate work schedules to match kids’ school schedules. We have travel plans to visit our relatives in another state which requires detailed preparation. Let’s not forget...