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Omega: What do you think prevents people from living their full potential?

Dan: First, we have to overcome the notion that we’re not living up to our potential! It seems self-defeating, even crazy...

Moving back and forth between homes brings a heightened jumble of feelings for all involved. There may be excitement to see a missed parent and a loved bedroom, sadness at leaving the other parent, and annoyance about the logistical gymnastics of...

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...

Omega: Can the Tools help you get your tween or teen to do something, like clean up their room or do their homework?

Barry: Adolescence is where the rubber meets the road. Adolescents are devoted...

If you would like to be broken open—if you want to pursue a Phoenix Process of the highest order—I would recommend raising children. Parenthood is a clumsy yet majestic dance in the flames. When you parent you fall in love with a person who is...

"Darcy...”

“Yeah, Mom?”

I momentarily held the undivided attention of my teenage daughter. Her thumbs, free of their ubiquitous texting keypad, quietly dangled by her side. Her computer and its...

Richie Byrne is the warm-up comedian for The Dr. Oz Show. One of his funniest jokes is when he asks people to turn off their cell phones, “If you don't know how to turn off your phone, don’t worry, we have a 9-year-old standing by to...

The American Psychological Association (APA) recently found that teenagers are more stressed out than adults, especially during the school year. ...

The birthday party—there are two ways of looking at it: from the perspective of a divorced parent or from your child’s perspective. The one way is sure to be filled with tension, bitterness, and accusations. The other way will be bursting with...

Omega: With the subject of marriage equality in making national and international headlines, do you feel that we are at a dawning of a new era where the institution of marriage has an opportunity to find more relevance and...

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