I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


How to choose a good shrink

November 29, 2011

Today’s post is inspired by the single most frequent question that readers ask me: How does a person get started with therapy? How do I choose a good shrink? Up […]

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Why I’m not cranky this Thanksgiving

November 24, 2011

Even though I can be grouchy around the holidays (’tis a hellish season to be single), you won’t hear any complaints from me right now. Instead, I am feeling reasonably […]

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Writing about my mom makes me cry

November 3, 2011

We’re up to Day 3 of National Novel Writing Month. I’m on it! Now that I’m actually writing 2,000 words of blah-blah a day, I understand why I resisted this […]

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The garden of life needs good people and ideas

November 1, 2011

Thought for the day: Friendships are like gardens. Every once in a while, they have to be weeded and pruned. Sometimes, a drastic redesign is necessary.  This marvelous wisdom was […]

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How to write a novel in 30 days

October 18, 2011

November is National Novel Writing Month. And the celebration of this event is very specific: You must sit down and complete a 50,000-word fiction manuscript by Nov. 30. The idea […]

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Crazymaking people & moments must be stopped

October 12, 2011

My daughter had a great pediatrician who gave me the following life-changing advice… I’ll always remember the afternoon when I carried my baby Gabi into his office. She was such […]

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Guess who won the $50 gift card giveaway ;)

September 28, 2011

  And the winners are…quite fitting for this blog contest. They’re two people who only know me because they somehow found my blog online. Yay — let’s hear it for […]

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