Archive for September, 2015

Brian Williams: What would Pope Francis tweet?

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Brian Williams returned to work on MSNBC yesterday, just in time to cover Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. As we all know, this Pope has gone where no one before him has ever been, and has gained a great deal of popularity and respect for his messages on inclusion, forgiveness, humility, love for the […]

Trying to have in all in a toxic work world

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

The NY Times has a very thoughtful and much viewed piece running right now, titled, “A Toxic Work World.” Its author, Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about the intense competition, overly long hours, rigid and outdated ideas regarding the need for specific work place and work hours—and the fact that this culture is impacting not just women […]

Are you bound for wedded bliss or divorce?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

This past Saturday I attended the wedding of my niece in CT. I have twelve nieces and nephews, four young adults of my own, and many, many other married relatives and friends. Needless to say I have been going to weddings for years, and lost count quite some time ago.
I like to say that very […]

Bernnifer—Reconciling or regaining a friendship?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Days ago the rumor mill started cranking on Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner after they emerged from family counseling smiling, talking, and looking at ease with one another. The gossip began to swirl around a possible reconciliation based on their body language.
As a marital therapist and body language expert, I can tell you there are […]

Single and happy? You are not alone

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Rebecca Adams from The Huffington post recently did an interesting piece that discussed research that suggests that single people can be as happy as those who are coupled. While this may come as a surprise to some, not so much to others. After all, there are pros and cons to every lifestyle choice and having […]