Have you or anyone in your family been affected by mental illness? Have you been impacted in anyway by gun violence? I have suffered the consequences of both. Both these tragedies left me reeling with a cascade of grief that continues to haunt me as I write this blog today.
How a marriage can survive, grow and even flourish from the shock of an affair.
As part of the human species we all have a shadow side. What is the shadow side of our personality? It’s the dark side—that side that we don’t want to own and project it on others in a way to rid ourselves of our unacceptable parts. It is the hidden power of the dark side of human nature and we all have it!
From the moment I saw him in the palm of her hand, resting against her chest and nibbling on her necklace, I knew he would be mine.
My name is Motek Shallee. It means “my sweetie” in Hebrew. I am a 14-pound Imperial Pekingese. What distinguishes me as an Imperial, is because I am white. Most my breed are brown. I passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019. I was 12 ½ years old. I lived a great life. I loved my mom and I loved my life with a few exceptions, which I will share with you. I know I will be missed. This is my story.
Part III of Staying Sane and Single. More Dos and Don’ts for online dating, first dates and nurturing a relationship.
There are certain Do’s and Don’ts in staying sane and single. Through my own personal and professional experience, I have discovered certain do’s and don’ts that can support your sanity.
Being single can be risky business both physically and emotionally. It’s like learning to live in a mind field and hoping you don’t step on one. As a single psychotherapist and mother of five grown children struggling with the trials and tribulations of single life like so many of my friends, colleagues and patients, I began to understand how to manage single life without losing my mind and dignity.
How can you stop your thoughts from controlling your days and nights? It’s not as difficult as you might imagine. It takes a commitment, time and money if you choose to hire a therapist.
Our thoughts can create counterproductive states of well-being and can drive us to depression, anxiety and misery. How can we stop our thoughts from controlling our brains? We have to STOP THINKING!