Banishing the Toxic Critic in Your Mind

“If you think you’re enlightened, spend a week with your family.” ~ Ram Dass It was exciting to go away to college. You were leaving home to meet new people and do things that had nothing to do with your childhood. But you were an adult, so you were ready to leave families you loved […]

Gen X and Boomer Parents: Tips to Help Avoid Resentment

I got into a fistfight with the literal “boy next door” when I was 10 years old, which left my eye slightly injured. Although I can’t recall the specifics of the fight, I do recall that I believed he had won fair and square. The following week, everything had been forgotten, and we were once again having […]

Mid-Life Ma’amhood: The New Midlife Crisis for Gen X Women

We all have an image of what a straight man going through a midlife crisis looks like. He is desperately trying to remember what it was like to be young as he drives his new sports car as fast as possible down the street. Shotgun might be a young woman he just acquired after deciding […]