The Problem with Intimacy

“We’re not close.” That was the elegantly simple way a distressed mother tearfully described her relationships with her grown children.

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Estranged from Your Adult Child: The Last Thing You Ever Expected

As holidays, birthdays and other family-oriented times of year approach, it’s a time of heartache for parents whose adult children

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KPMA Explores Ways to Improve Access to Mental Health Care Services in Kentucky

LEXINGTON It’s challenging. The need for mental health and substance abuse treatment in Kentucky continues to rise, and there’s already

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How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

“It’s always something or your mother,” as Wynona Judd is fond of saying. I guess she should know. She and

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Learning from Our Worst Conversations: Part 2

In Issue #109, I talked about how fear hormones can shut down the executive functions of the brain during emotionally

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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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Shut Up and Meditate

It was an unexpected comment from an unlikely source. I was sitting there minding my own business at the Louisville

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The Art of Giving Selfishly

What cranks your career? A sense of personal mission to help people heal and to be of service is what

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Conversational Intelligence

I admit it. I’ve never been very good at following the rules… especially when the rules don’t make sense or

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