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3 tips for telling your spouse about anger

By Jonathan Pishner A common statement about anger in a love relationship is that "you have to talk about it." That is very true, but I would like to clarify that statement: "Don't talk about your anger while you're still angry." The more common that anger and resentment are in your relationship, the more true [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Anger, Couples|Comments Off on 3 tips for telling your spouse about anger

Making Divorce Easier On Young Children

By Laura Walls Sadly, marriages end and what follows can be extremely trying. Parents wonder about how the divorce will influence their children. While children are very resilient, a divorce is a major change and children will feel the effects of that. Parents have a huge amount of power over how the divorce is handled [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Making Divorce Easier On Young Children

Treat your spouse better than a stranger

By Jonathan Pishner Yes, the title is written correctly. You should treat your spouse better than a stranger. Obvious, right? On the surface, everyone would agree to this. But in practice, it doesn't always turn out that way. When you have been in a relationship for a long time, you eventually become very comfortable with [...]

By | January 24th, 2016|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Treat your spouse better than a stranger

Two tips for making a change stick

A lot of people engage in the tradition of making a resolution for improving their life at the beginning of a new year. However, a lot of people have trouble with sticking to their new plan. Since we are a few weeks into the year (the time when people start to struggle with their resolutions), [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Two tips for making a change stick

The Habit Stack – Why it’s so hard to change habits

by Jonathan Pishner As a counselor, I have first hand experience in how difficult it is for people to change their thinking, behaviors, and habits. I am often asked the question, "Why is it so hard to change habits?" The most enduring lesson I ever learned in my years of counseling is that “people don’t [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|Lifestyle|0 Comments