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Did you know that 100 million people in the United States suffer with chronic pain? With better regulation of pain medications, some of you need to know more about how to manage your pain. My new book, Living beyond Pain, …Read More

It’s the worse feeling to be unmotivated! No one likes to be a slacker! “I know I should do better at my job, but I just don’t feel very motivated.” “My wife is bugging me to work on my anger and I know …Read More

Everyone makes mistakes and has issues. We all have imperfections that come out in our intimate relationships. But how you think about your partner and his or her flaws really matters. It can make the difference between a happy and …Read More

  In terms of what we know about relationships, small and annoying habits can add up to big relationship frustrations and even contribute to divorce. Here is one that falls into that category. It can begin innocently but turn toxic. …Read More

Do you know that couple who got married and couldn’t keep their hands off of each other? The PDA was intense for the first few months of their marriage. Did you think, wow they must really be into each other? Maybe, maybe …Read More

                              You’ve been dating this guy. He seems really nice. He tells you he owns a dog. Is this more than a nice fact about his life? …Read More

Its easy to complain about another person and much harder to work on ourselves. When you really think about what you can do to make a relationship better, it usually comes down to you making changes. So I’ve come up …Read More

One of my favorite books is the classic, Wuthering Heights, written by Emily Bronte. It’s a story of passionate love between Heathcliff and Catherine who have known each other since childhood. Life separates them. When Heathcliff hears that his Catherine has …Read More

Rachel has conflict every day. She takes conflict as a personal assault. Her thinking is rigid and emotions are not managed. She blames others and never cares if she harms people or acts in lawless ways. In fact, she is among the more than 70% of people with antisocial personality …Read More

“I love my partner. We are happy, but I am cheating on him.” This statement makes no sense to most of us. People who cheat are in bad marriages, right? Well, not necessarily. Yes, a bad marriage can be incentive …Read More