In August 2013 Robbi Behr of Chestertown, Maryland, discovered a small, beautiful bouquet of flowers on her doorstep. The attached card, which was addressed to Robbi and her husband Matthew read, “A small gift to brighten your day.” The card was signed by Chester York. However, neither Robbi nor Matthew knew anyone named Chester York. […]
Most people tend to run from failure as though it were some kind of disease — a life sentence. Yet, it is anything but that. Failure is not only good for you, it is actually essential to your well-being, growth and how successful you could be in your life. The problem with failure is that […]
Overnight shipping from Amazon. Panicked, last minute phone calls to florists. Saturday night drug store runs to track down the last Mother’s Day card. Just this once, forget about all that. This Mother’s Day, do something different. Do something radical. Do something, dare I say, sacrilegious: Don’t buy your mother a gift. Before you throw your Whitman’s […]
I met a superhero the other day. This superhero doesn’t have an invisible plane like Wonder Woman. She’s not super bendy like Elastigirl, and she can’t make a tornado appear out of thin air like Storm. This superhero saves lives every single day. Even when she’s asleep. How does she do all this? Unlike Xena: […]
Good news/bad news here. First the good news: You want to be a better person. Research out of the University of Scranton (yes, that Scranton) indicates that nearly half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions aimed at improving their lives, and at least half of our resolutions are aimed at leading physically or mentally […]
Three ways on how to you take action on improving your personal family drama, by Dr. Ben Michaelis for SheKnows.com.
Dr. Ben Michaelis shares what the Robin Williams tragedy means for you from his article on HuffingtonPost.com.
Three simple tips on planning for a real vacation and regular periods of relaxation, by Dr. Ben Michaelis for SheKnows.com.
Three things that every college graduate should know about the power of failure, the power of words & the power of kindness, for HuffingtonPost.com.
Some of the most common “mommy mistakes” mothers make from the SheKnows Mother’s Day Survey, by Dr. Ben Michaelis for SheKnows.com.