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Happily Ever After: Tips for Prince William and Kate

May 26th, 2011

Happily Ever After: Tips for Prince William and Kate By Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. and Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. The 19th century English poet, Lord Alfred Tennyson, put this universal truth in writing: “In the spring, a young man\’s fancy lightly turn to thoughts of love.” Which is why there\’s no better time of the year for a royal wedding! The recent marriage of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton, at Westminster Abbey with 1900 guests, was watched by almost 2 billion people worldwide. We expect their long walk to the altar will be likely remain one of the most viewed... Read More

A Slice of Birthday Cake with Roses on Top

May 13th, 2011

A Slice of Birthday Cake with Roses on Top By Julie Hall for the NABBW Remember when we were little kids and our eyes were bigger than our stomachs, when we saw the thick, sugary icing and special colored roses on our birthday cake?  Everyone fought over those colorful, sugary roses that contained enough fuel to shoot us to the moon and back, or at least until midnight when the sugar buzz finally wore off.  We were probably 5 or 6 years old, but already we had learned a lesson that would follow us throughout our lives. The voice in our heads beckoned us to eat as much as possible including... Read More

How to Turn Your Commitment for Change into Action

May 12th, 2011

How to Turn Your Commitment for Change into Action By Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. for the NABBW In the wake of floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and radiation leaks this spring, we\’re struck by the realization that changes in the Earth present in many ways. At times they\’re gradual or sudden and violent. They can come from the forces of nature or the actions of human beings. They can be unexpected and out of our control or planned and anticipated. In any case, the havoc they wreak can affect millions. The effects of the natural disasters this spring... Read More

Finding SELF After Divorce

April 22nd, 2011

Finding SELF After Divorce By Judith Geiger Be in Love Again Coach Finding SELF after divorce can be tricky, especially if you don’t have SELF well defined. When I talk with my clients about self they often feel uneasy because to them SELF equals selfish. This is absolutely not true. SELF to me is your mind, body and spirit. All three of these need to be nourished after divorce, so the real you can fully emerge. And only then, do you have more to give to others. Once the divorce is final you may feel like bits and pieces of YOU are everywhere. One piece may have left with your ex-husband and... Read More

Starting Over? Four Steps to Be in Love Again

March 17th, 2011

Starting Over? Four Steps to Be in Love Again By Judith Geiger for the NABBW Your relationship has ended and life keeps on moving as if nothing has happened. Your heart knows that is not true but your outer exterior shows no signs of defeat. You think of yourself as a survivor, yet you have not had a real date in months or even years. It is much easier to build up a wall to keep out the pain than it is to truly heal and begin again. It is very important to give yourself the time you need to heal and get all of the support you need, but when you are through the storm, it is time to start over.... Read More

Emotional Assistance for Dealing with a Loved One’s Estate

March 13th, 2011

Emotional Assistance for Dealing with a Loved One’s Estate By Julie Hall for the NABBW Amidst the chaos of tending to a loved one\’s needs — the constant worry, personal pain, making the right decisions, remembering the countless details of each day, phone calls, doctors appointments, dotting the “i\’s” and crossing the “t\’s,” dealing with family members, and every other imaginable challenge — it\’s no wonder we have a tendency to lose ourselves, or at the very least, feel lost. Some may even feel they are on the brink of snapping... Read More

How to Bypass the Road to Divorce

February 16th, 2011

How to Bypass the Road to Divorce By NABBW members Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. & Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. Are you and your partner worried about money in these uncertain times? During any economic crisis, couples have to face tough financial decisions. This can lead to an increase in stress and aggravate problems that already exist in your marriage. As you look back to when you first met, what attracted you to your partner – fierce independence, strong character, a decisive nature? Now, these very same qualities may be getting in the way of getting along. If you want to come to terms with... Read More