What was the most surprising thing about Malcolm Gladwell’s research on achieving goals and succeeding in life? “What surprised me most were the ordinary methods successful people use to achieve all they achieve,” writes Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers: The Story of Success. If your goals are… Read More »10 Tips for Achieving Goals in Life – Malcolm Gladwell
Sometimes you can get a new job, leave a bad relationship, or even move to a new place. But how do you survive a situation you can’t change? These tips won’t make your problems disappear, but you’ll see you’re not alone. And you may find some strength and hope for your journey forward.
Learning how to blog is an ongoing process – and it’s much easier when you get these “best practices” under your belt. Blogging, social media, website design, and content creation are new ideas to most many women in their 50s and 60s. We didn’t grow up on smart phones and iPads, and the learning curve can be steep.
Whether your mom is coping with dementia or schizophrenia, these tips for helping parents move to adult group homes might help you survive the transition. My mom has schizophrenia, and is facing a difficult move to a group home. This is the first time she’s… Read More »How to Help Your Mom Move to an Adult Group Home
On my article about depression when you can’t get pregnant, a reader asked how to connect with other women coping with infertility. Here are a few ideas… I don’t have an infertility forum, and I didn’t want to start a thread about coping with infertility… Read More »How Are You Coping With Infertility?
Your relationship is over, yet you find yourself begging for love. Worse, you keep begging him to come back and start fresh…and you hate yourself for it. “I feel ashamed to admit it but I am begging for love,” says Girl25 on 8 Signs He Doesn’t Love… Read More »How to Stop Begging for Love After It’s Over
Can’t make up your mind? Here are five simple decision-making strategies to help you decide about anything life brings to you. Maybe you’re not sure if it’s time to say “I love you” – or how you should propose to your girlfriend. Or, maybe you’re… Read More »How to Make a Good Decision About Anything
The first major disappointment I faced in life was not getting into graduate studies at Cornell, 20 years ago. My most recent disappointment is not getting a practicum placement now that I’m in grad school at UBC (I’m getting my Master’s of Social Work). That… Read More »4 Ways to Recover From Disappointment