Mother enjoying a day at the park with her toddler. The child is near the staircase of a play gym.

What You Say to Your Child Will Impact Their Life

The second article in a two-part series on civility. By Judi Lirman, MFT In Part 1 of this series we discussed if it was true that Nice Guys Finish [...]
A man and a women in business attire in front of a laptop computer smiling and reviewing paperwork.

Do Nice Guys Finish Last in Business?

The first article in a two-part series on civility. You’ve heard people say, “you’re too nice” or “nice guys finish last” and you wonder, [...]

8 Essential Rules to Constructive Co-Parenting

  Divorce happens in families all the time, and children are thrust into a situation filled with confusion, anger, blame and two parents who have [...]
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What Is Depression and How Do You Know If You’re Depressed?

By Judi Lirman, MFT That’s a great question. Depression, which affects one of out every five women and one out of every ten men, is a general name for [...]
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Your Personality Type and What It Says About You

By Judi Lirman, MFT   What do  Warren Buffet, Al Gore,  and J.K. Rowling have in common? They're all introverts. Surprised? You may think [...]

The Two Faces of ADD/ADHD and What You Need to Know

  For years, health professionals, teachers and others have been treating ADD/ADHD as something that needs to be corrected, when many of the [...]
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5 Steps to Not Raising an Entitled Child

How did a generation of children become so entitled? I think back to when I was a child and how it was unconscionable to even think about demanding that [...]

Purely Chance? Open Up to The Unexpected!

A colleague wrote an article that inspired me and hope it speaks to you as well. It's so easy to be caught up in our daily routines and obligations that we [...]

Live Your Dreams

I was driving down Nordhoff Street thinking about my day, when I came upon this billboard.  Kermit has always held a special place in my heart, and I [...]

45 Lessons of Life

I received this in an email from a friend, and it was too good not to pass along. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Written by Regina Brett, 90 years [...]