‘Tis the Season for Gobbles and Squabbles

The holidays can be challenging when you're in a relationship. When you have multiple relationships, your trouble can be exponential. Families can be possessive about their holiday traditions so the 18 hours of festive cheer are fought over like the last turkey in the grocery store the night before Thanksgiving. When I was married, my … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Gobbles and Squabbles

You Won’t Know Until You Try

Last week I listened to an episode of the podcast Hidden Brain that explained how humans are truly terrible at predicting their own future, in particular when it comes to guessing how the outcome of a difficult decision will make us feel. The guest host was social psychologist Dan Gilbert who teaches at Harvard. Whether … Continue reading You Won’t Know Until You Try