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I was talking to my dentist today about flossing one’s teeth. He said the vast majority of his patients do not floss regularly and yet the handful that do are absolutely passionate about doing it. Interestingly, he observed the catalyst for...

Omega: What exactly is a “man box” and how does it serve, as well as inhibit, manhood? 

Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t...

Serves 6

Ingredients
1 bunch kale, chopped
1/2 red cabbage, shredded
sea salt 
1 cucumber, chopped
2 carrots, shredded
1 yellow pepper, chopped
1/2 cup sunflower seeds...

On Cultivating a Compassionate Understanding of Family Conflict

Half the homeless in Orange County are children. And the root of homelessness for many adults lies in childhood—things that didn’t happen that should have,...

Strengthen Your Love Map

The Love Map, is a road map of one’s partner’s inner psychological world. It involves the couple knowing one another and periodically updating this knowledge. Allocate “cognitive room” for your...

I find that I’m zipping my lip lately, most often when I’m around our grown children. Since both sons live far away, we don’t have the luxury of casual get-togethers in which mundane conversations evolve giving a mother a clue as to what is going...

Sil Reynolds and her 23-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration. We take the time to nourish our relationship and learn how to respect and...

With all of life’s busyness, it can be hard for mothers and daughters to slow down and spend time with each other. Our girls are growing up so fast, and just when we think we know who they are, they change and mature some more.

This mother...

There is no rule that says that when your children grow up and move out that your empty nest must lead to grief, sadness, and depression.

On the contrary, an empty nest can open new doors, including many positive changes in parenting that...

In the search for a long, healthy life, we come across many creams, tonics, and workout classes promising to keep us toned and feeling good. Some say it’s just a matter of good genes, yet more...

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