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End Of The Year Relationship Tune-Up

Tune Up Your Relationships By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – As one year ends and another readies to begin, it is the perfect time to assess our relationships and initiate a "Tune-Up." Given the ever growing demands of our daily lives, it becomes very easy to overlook the “care and feeding” of our intimate, family and long-term [...]

End Of The Year Relationship Tune-Up2022-12-28T22:59:18-05:00

Isolation And Loneliness Affect Our Health

Isolation and Loneliness Affect Our Health By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD – Naturally, everyone feels lonely at one time or another. It may seem harmless, but loneliness and isolation are part of a fast-growing epidemic in this country. At any one time, 60 million Americans report feeling alone. It’s an invisible discomfort that can [...]

Isolation And Loneliness Affect Our Health2022-11-30T18:39:04-05:00

Do Spiritual Communities Foster Wellness For Baby Boomers?

Do Spiritual Communities Foster Wellness For Baby Boomers? By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - Stuff happens, especially as we age. Our lives and health generally change. The usual causes include children leaving the nest, divorce, the loss of a spouse or partner, changing financial circumstances or any one of a dozen other events. Often [...]

Do Spiritual Communities Foster Wellness For Baby Boomers?2022-11-30T18:27:44-05:00

Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays

Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays By Georgianna Donadio, PhD –  The holidays are upon us. Some say “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Is it? For many of us, the holiday visits back home to family members is something to be dreaded. There is frustration in handling difficult relationships. While we look [...]

Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays2022-12-05T08:17:23-05:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part II

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – In the first installment of this three-part 'fulfilling relationships' series, we looked at the importance of effective communication. The qualities of our communication style and the skills we bring to our conversations have a significant impact on our overall success in life, work and family relationships. While most of us are aware [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part II2022-09-14T14:15:33-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed — Part I

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – It’s a fact: Lack of effective communication is a leading cause of divorce and the breakdown of relationships between parents and children, as well as between employees and their employers. There is no doubt that communication can make or break fulfilling relationships, but changing how we relate to one another [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed — Part I2022-12-10T15:15:06-05:00

Our Love Affair With Pets

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – In an economy that has been reeling in double-digit unemployment and unending home foreclosures, the last thing you would expect is that last year we spent a collective $50 billion on our pets. Even more surprising, this figure represents an $8 billion increase in the past three years during one [...]

Our Love Affair With Pets2022-08-31T22:22:03-04:00

10 Tips For Sustaining Love

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD -  It is not a coincidence that happy couples share many of the same behavioral patterns. Often, we think that being happy means we have fun sharing the same hobbies or doing everything as a couple. While sharing activities enhances relationships, the most important components to successful relationships are found in [...]

10 Tips For Sustaining Love2022-08-26T00:37:50-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part III

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD - In my previous reports, we have shared the importance of communication and the importance fulfilling relationships have to our health and well-being. In the first two installments of this article (Part I and Part II), we also discussed the first few steps of a transformative model of communication skills, termed Behavioral Engagement [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part III2022-08-18T21:13:50-04:00

The Courage To Love Again

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – We all know that love — unconditional acceptance by another person — is what we want, need and desire. Love is vital to our health and well-being and is one of psychologist Abraham Maslow’s so-called “hierarchy of needs.” Yet finding the courage to love again is a complicated thing that [...]

The Courage To Love Again2022-07-20T21:32:27-04:00

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