Momentum and Motivation: 6 Strategies That Give You an Edge

The old adage “slow and steady wins the race” is actually sometimes true. The tortoise in the story of the tortoise and the hare won the race not because he was the smartest, smallest, or even wittiest. Rather, he won the race due to his laser focus on the end result: the goal line. If…

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Understanding Infidelity

“Double Betrayal” Makes it WorseDr. William Bumberry With the central pillar of relationships  based on trust and connection, it’s not surprising that infidelity changes everything … in a flash.  While betrayals come in many shapes and sizes, the betrayal of infidelity may be the most painful of all.  The dual components of emotional, as well…

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Creating Connections, Couples Therapy & Robbing Banks

Why do you rob banks?Because that’s where the money is.…… Willie Sutton Why should you attend Creating Connections?Because that’s where the emotions are.…… Attachment Theory These simple words of notorious bank robber Willie Sutton reveal a basic understanding of how to succeed in any chosen profession.  Start simple and stay with the heart of the…

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Caring Versus Caretaking

By Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D. A child is playing ball with her father in the backyard with great excitement and joy because she is the center of his attention and sees him enjoying their game.  Minutes later the child takes a wild swing and ball flies way outside the father’s reach and falls down in a…

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