Treat Your Spouse Like a Stranger

For decades, marriage counselors have been advising couples to go on dates. A good idea in theory, right? Get away

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How to Get Smarter and Happier by This Time Next Year

I’ve noticed the things that overwhelm us during the holidays are really no different from what stresses us out the

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Life Hacks to Handle Difficult People

Publisher’s note: This is part 2. Part 1 ran in MDU #116 You Can Be Right and Happy How can

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Loneliness: It’s Even More Hazardous to Your Health Than Smoking, Drinking, or Obesity

What could possibly be more hazardous to your health than obesity, drinking excessively or smoking up to fifteen cigarettes a

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Relationship Repair

“You can’t fast-forward heartbreak and you can’t rewind love — and that’s just one big bummer.”(Chelsea Handler, comedian) It’s true

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The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

Dilemmas are different from ordinary problems. Problems have solutions, while dilemmas are more about resolution than solution. Consider the following

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The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

LOUISVILLE You might say I’m in the “change business.” Most people seek me out because they want to change something

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Journaling Away the Holiday Blues

It may sound strange, but the best part of showing up for the Eleventh Annual University of Louisville (U of

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How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done, and Get on with Life

I could tell the moment I said it that I’d struck a chord. “Procrastination has almost nothing to do with

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