Focusing on What Works or On Perpetual Problems

stepmoms and divorced moms thriving

It’s so easy to focus on what’s wrong in our lives. My ex-husband David told me about an interesting theory a few days ago: our cave-man brains are so used to honing in on what’s incomplete, what needs to be done, that vague sense of “not enough, not enough” as an once-useful, but now outdated […]

Ten Seconds to Peace Between Divorced Moms and Stepmoms with Eric Maisel – Part 1

conflict resolution for ex-wives and stepmoms

Eric Maisel, one of my favorite authors on creativity, just came out with a little gem of a book on centering techniques that only take a few seconds to implement called “Ten Zen Seconds”. Since stepmother/mother relationships often involve lots of potentially tense moments where you’re flying by the seat of your pants, I thought […]