Downsize Those Demons

by Fran Simone Everyone benefits when we discard negative feelings and behaviors. Sell home next spring. Check. Downsize this autumn. Check. Start the process. Um, yes, but how? I needed a plan to divest myself of the huge amount of stuff I’d...

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Honesty is huge in addiction

by Fran Simone, Ph.D. Dealing with an irresponsible loved one damages everyone. At a recent loved one’s meeting, Mary talked about planning a pot luck barbecue.  Her friend, Alice, gladly accepted the invitation and offered to bring potato salad...

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Cultivating Gratitude

Cultivating Gratitude – a powerful topic and the subject of today’s guest post by Fran Simone. Fran (Frances) Simone, Ph.D., is the author of Dark Wine Waters, My Husband of a Thousand Joys and Sorrows, a memoir that illuminates the heartbreaking...

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