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When Teenage or Grown Children Disrespect You

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Three Pointers for How to Manage the Disrespect: First – Respect your Child and Listen – Children on the verge of adulthood can be a challenge for most parents. Where there was once a sweet compliant child is now a raging or recalcitrant young person. Advice on how to cope with this ranges from severe punitive measures to blatant ignoring …

Three Reasons Youre Secretly Avoiding Adulthood and Three Solutions

Avoiding adulthood? Three Solutions

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How to maintain a relationship with your parents while asserting your “adult-ness.” There’s no roadmap for entering adulthood gracefully. During our twenties, many of us make the transition with barely a second thought, while others struggle for years to feel confident in their new adult life. The challenges that arise come in all shapes, but the heart of the issues …

The 3 Secret Reasons You Havent Achieved Your Professional Goals

Reasons You Haven’t Achieved Your Goals

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Is there anything more frustrating or confusing than working toward professional goals and seeing no results? I empathize, and want to offer this reassurance: you CAN achieve success … if you identify your blocks. Here’s how.   Feeling professionally unfulfilled and unsuccessful can weigh heavily on your self esteem, affect your daily outlook and even lead to depression. If you …

How to Avoid Workplace Harassment A Psychologists Toolbox

How to Avoid Workplace Harassment

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From #MeToo to #TimesUp, we’re uncovering the unfortunate truth of workplace harassment: it’s everywhere. While no victim is responsible for their perpetrator’s behavior, there are things every woman and man can do to avoid being a victim of harassment.   Unwanted words, unwelcome touches, advancement opportunities with strings attached, and bosses with “benefits” are just a few ways workplace harassment …

5 Easys Ways to Overcome Conflict with your Boomer Colleagues

5 Easys Ways to Overcome Conflict with Colleagues

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While the battle of the sexes wages on in the workplace, there’s another skirmish brewing under the radar and wreaking havoc on workplace relationships: the battle of the generations.   Millennials often struggle to effectively communicate, connect and collaborate with Boomers and Generation Xers. And why not? There are significant differences between the groups.   But what happens when different …

Boost Success Calm Career Anxiety and Stop Beating Yourself Up Heres how

Here’s how to Calm Career Anxiety

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Most Millennials struggle to feel successful, even with six-figure paychecks. What gives? Here’s a quick look at how and why perception of success has changed and four easy things you can do to overcome!   Regardless of their laundry list of accomplishments, many Millennials are struggling to feel successful. We can point to many potential culprits: social media and comparison …

To Meet the One Do this One Thing

To Meet the One, Do this One Thing.

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You’re lonely and ready to meet someone special, but “everyone has red flags!” If this feels like your inevitable reality, do this ONE thing.   I’m seeing a pattern. My single-and-looking patients all have a similar story: they’re ready to meet someone special and they’ve mapped out their dream-partner criteria, but the “one” is nowhere to be found.   When …