The Washington Post called to interview me this week on how a marriage counselor sees the Congressional impasse. When it comes to major conflict, both couples and government officials are most effective when they: 1. Refrain from blaming; 2. Focus on creating a shared future; 3. Avoid seeking advice from people who are more likely…Read more
Tempting to imagine, right? Escape from all the pressures of the city and you’d find work life integration at last? Hope you’ll take a look at the latest post on my Slow Marriage blog for some thoughts after a recent trip to the beautiful Southwest.
Or what’s the difference between a happy marriage and a Volvo? Hope you’ll take a look at my latest post on the Slow Marriage blog and find the answer. Hint: it has something to do with pioneering research on flow. .
A wife doesn’t make a life; a couple does. Reading Judith Warner’s The Opt-Out Generation Opts Back In in Sunday’s New York Times, I wondered about the thousands of pivotal moments missing from the article. I’m talking about the quick chat over morning coffee, a glass of wine together while kids do homework, or late-night pillow…Read more
If you liked The 4-Hour Work Week but still have a regular job, listen up: You’re spending way too little time on vacation. Some of the most stressed-out people I know weekend in lovely settings out east or down the shore. They remind me of prize fighters who retreat to the corner of the ring for a quick…Read more