Plowing through Conflict

This past winter in the Northeast was an exercise in frustration for those who had to plow their vehicles through slush, snow, and ice (full disclosure:  I moved to FL in November and escaped it all!!).  Yet plowing through is the only way to move forward sometimes. ...

Dealing with Tough Emotions

It’s a truism in America that women deal with emotions better than men.  I’m not sure about that.  I have a lot of female friends who struggle with their difficult emotions just as much as men, only differently.  Men, especially of older generations, tend to keep...

Gobsmacked!

So how was the weekend?  Thanksgiving meals, parades, football games, shopping excursions and family time have created a uniquely American holiday.  It’s a nexus of events that bring together the best and sometimes the not so best in us.  Anything happen to you that...

The Tragedy of A.P.A.B.

Don’t feel badly if you didn’t get this acronym; I just made it up:  Adult Passive Aggressive Behavior.  Many of us have been guilty of it at least once.  We smile and nod and then do what we want, all the while being self-involved, unkind, sneaky, manipulative,...