The Way to a Conscious Divorce

Going through a traditional divorce is highly emotional, extremely stressful and ridiculously expensive. It is a major life transition for the entire family. And, like any transformative event, it isn’t easy. During these times of transition, humans are emotionally fragile. People ...

Honoring Our Common Humanity at the Holidays

We all want to feel genuinely happy, healthy and loved. We all want our loved ones to feel happy, healthy and loved. And then life happens and challenges those simple longings. Relationships don't turn out as we hoped. Maybe our finances suffer. Our ...

You Can Be Right or You Can Be Happy

As adults, we need the ability to step back when we are experiencing an angry outburst from someone in order to observe the person and the situation. But this can be quite difficult as many of us have a need to “win” an argument. This façade of triumph over another ...

The Energy Exchange Evolution

It is said that Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So many of us suffer needlessly because we get stuck in our habits and perceptions and don’t realize there are healthy alternatives. One solution? ...

Running in Circles

I love circles! Circles are without beginning or end--round and round we go in the circle of life. Reflecting on childhood, I realize many toys involved circles: rings; coins; balls; hula hoops … Even eyes, windows to the soul and the instruments of seeing, are circles. A circle is ...

Peacemaking for Power: Mediating Your Divorce

The cacophony of emotions is deafening when going through a divorce or custody dispute. Anger, resentment, fear, anxiety, confusion. Often the result is unsatisfying no matter the outcome as there is not a clearly defined winner and loser. Instead, the litmus test ...