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The same way you would grab an umbrella if there is rain in the forecast, you should have a plan to protect yourself from the inevitable storm of the holidays and/or your relatives that are triggers for you.

5 Ways To Optimize Mental Wellness During Stressful Family Gatherings, With Stephanie L. Roth-Goldberg

by A.N. Gibson
People who don't know how their struggles keep them from being able to do what they want to do - so if you're one of those who don't understand, use the circumstances as an opportunity for education.

“What we seek - feeling whole and loved - cannot be found outside of us, but rather within us,” with Maureen Connolly.

by A.N. Gibson
Instead of using family celebrations as a time to try and change people, simply ask questions and learn about their life.

“Talking though our emotions not only helps us to process the emotions, but helps others to hear that we are not alone,” with Lindsey Elmore.

by A.N. Gibson
When you confront people clearly and directly, all the cards are on the table. This relieves stress, prevents miscommunication and allows you to let go.

5 Ways To Optimize Mental Wellness During Stressful Family Gatherings, With Laura MacLeod.

by A.N. Gibson

2019: Notable tech innovations in U.S. Family Law

by David Chartier
Photo Credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images
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Meghan Markle’s Dad Has Revealed the Sad State of His Relationship With His Daughter, and It Offers Us a Teachable Moment

by Stephanie Fairyington

Hollywood’s Mainstreaming of Addiction Should Help Reduce Stigma

by Dr. Indra Cidambi
Pic by David Monje on Unsplash

Helplessness in close relationships

by Puneet Srivastava

How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite a Fractured Family

by Whitney Hopler
Photo Credit: Diana_Ilieva/Getty Images
Thriving Through the Holidays//

How to Have A Conflict-Free and Happy Holiday Dinner

by Stephanie Fairyington
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The Art of Shutting the H*ll Up

by Sammi Sontag
Face to Face, Amanda Marie

Split Decision

by Donna Baker

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