family stress

I’ve Had A Day

I’ve Had A Day Today marks the nth day in my frustrations as a human being, i.e., “I’ve had a day.” Before I even finished breakfast, one of our office tenants had notified us that the pavers had blocked off our parking lot, showing up this morning, instead of over the weekend, as promised. Beth …

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Austin’s Best Mentor

Austin’s Best Mentor When asked to describe what a “mentor” is or does, I’d be quick to respond with Merriam-Webster’s definition, “a wise and trusted counselor or teacher,” or perhaps its second meaning, “an influential senior sponsor or supporter.” Whichever you choose, both serve well as analytic explanations, but, for me, a “mentor” can only …

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Focus Forward, Never Back

Focus Forward, Never Back In practicing collaboratively, we focus our clients on the future. Fixing your attention on how you want your life to look five years from now is a positive and optimistic endeavor that inevitably uplifts your spirits, especially when the present is an upheaval of divorce-related stress and anxiety-provoking decisionmaking. And making …

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