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Q & A with Nina Mensing

Q & A with Nina Mensing

Q & A with Nina Mensing (Family Matters Mediation)     What is your background and how did you come to do mediation? I come from a journalism and photography background. However due to my ex-husband’s mental illness I became involved in mental health and began facilitating workshops and support groups for families who have a […]

12th November 2015 | By More
Annual Value of Stay at Home Parents

Annual Value of Stay at Home Parents

How many times have you been asked: “What do you do all day?” If we quantify the monetary value of the contribution made by a stay-at-home parent, it often far outweighs the contribution that same parent could make by earning an average income. It could cost much more to pay someone else to fulfill all […]

3rd November 2015 | By More
When is the Best Time to Divorce?

When is the Best Time to Divorce?

Is there an age when divorce is easier on children? There’s no simple answer: it all depends on what’s going on in your family, what kind of parents you are, how much you can co-operate and also, the age and temperament of your child. I hear this question every time I lecture parents or participate […]

29th October 2015 | By More
How to deal with Toxic Family Members

How to deal with Toxic Family Members

Breaking up with a friend, boyfriend or girlfriend is one thing and there’s a lot of advice out there for doing it, but what about a family break-up? Most of us are not in a position to “just leave” nor do we feel we want to, or that it’s the right thing to do. So what do […]

28th October 2015 | By More
Depression & Panic Attacks are different for Men and Women

Depression & Panic Attacks are different for Men and Women

  Depression is different for Men & Women What is a Panic Attack?   How does Depression manifest in Men and Women?Frans Korb explains in this short video as well as others about the symptoms and treatment of Depression. What are Panic Attacks?Dr Colinda Linde explains in this short video as well as others about […]

21st October 2015 | By More
Evaluate your life today

Evaluate your life today

Today is Evaluate your Life day – take this opportunity to reflect on your career, your family life and your relationships. Here are 20 questions you need to answer:     1 Do you have goals? What are your dreams – and nightmares? 2 Have you made a list of your priorities? 3 Do you have […]

19th October 2015 | By More
Q & A with Ann Baret

Q & A with Ann Baret

Q & A with Ann Baret (Ann Baret Coaching)     What is TRE and where did it originate? TRE® stands for Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercise and was created by Dr. David Berceli. It consists of an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and […]

16th October 2015 | By More
Divorce Recovery Therapy

Divorce Recovery Therapy

Sometimes, marriages do not succeed. The end of a marriage can be a relief to some people, but it can also be an extremely stressful event. Even the partner who chooses to leave may experience a wide range of emotions and intense feelings that may be painful or difficult, such as grief, guilt, anger, confusion, […]

12th October 2015 | By More
10 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do in Relationships

10 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do in Relationships

Most of us remember a crazy relationship we were in, or a time we acted crazy toward someone we love. Looking back, it’s often difficult to remember what our mindset was in that moment. We ask ourselves, “Did I really act like that?” I wish I knew more then than I know now about how […]

10th October 2015 | By More
Family Vacation after Divorce

Family Vacation after Divorce

From Divorce, a Fractured Beauty Happy families are not all alike. Picture this one. A mother and father sit on a beach on the Fourth of July with their two children, a boy, 6, and a girl, 4. The parents are just on the other side of 40, still relatively young, still relatively attractive. Their […]

8th October 2015 | By More