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Where did the summer go and what am I going to do with the fall? by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I don't know about you, but for me September has arrived like a dinner guest asked to come at 8:00 p.m., and was so happy and eager to spend time with me that s ... Read on »
Turn life's curveballs into wake up calls by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Sometimes life hurls curveballs at us out of nowhere.  This morning my husband received an email from a relative in Germany letting him know that a ... Read on »
Friendship is a gift that keeps on giving by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health  There was a lot of shaking going on down at the beach last Saturday night for the annual Margarita & Fajita Party.  Fueled by the music of a group of guys in t ... Read on »
In a rut? Break out with these 3 handy tips. by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health    I like to think of being stuck in a rut as a life-loop that has us retreading the same old familiar steps over and over.  Like our own private Groundhog Day , ... Read on »
Independence in our daily lives: what it means, and our daily struggles to achieve it by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The fourth of July is coming up and my mind is flooded with thoughts of independence .  Webster’s defines independence, in part, as: not dependent, not subject ... Read on »
Fathers Day -- Big deal or is it? by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health If you are one of those unlucky people who wasn't blessed with a blue ribbon dad, this and every Fathers Day, may not be on your radar or may feel so painful ... Read on »
Sunsets are always followed by sunrises by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health   Some times the sun sets way before we are ready for darkness.  This week, my office held space for a number of broken hearts reeling from unanticipated endi ... Read on »
Get the support you need to help a partner in crisis by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Is this song about co-dependency or compassionate partnership? In most long-term enduring partnerships, there is a give and take that ... Read on »
Who is raining on your parade? by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Betty White has been in the media news a lot lately.  There is a huge push for her to host the Oscars , after a successful stint hosting SNL .  I admire Betty W ... Read on »
Motherhood is many things by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health For young mothers, old mothers, grandmothers, mothers-to-be, teen mothers, adoptive mothers, stepmothers, unrecognized mothers and mothers of all shapes, size ... Read on »
Hope happens by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hope happens, just like, well you know, poop happens.  There is a lot of hoopla around Ann Arbor this week.  President Obama is coming to town to speak at U ... Read on »
Find new friends with breakthrough new device! by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health   Speaking of spring pruning , a number of my clients this past month have been talking about the pain of shifting friendships and the sometimes unexpected ... Read on »
Spring pruning catches blogger off guard by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My husband has been pruning the trees in our yard like a madman.  His inner woodsman has been unleashed and he is trimming trees and bushes like no tomorrow.  ... Read on »
It's the old one-two shuffle by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health  You know how it goes, two-steps forward and one-step back.  It's the dance of life, we move forward and then life happens and we feel a push back.  ... Read on »
Let's cultivate some wholeheartedness by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This morning while rummaging through some quotes, I stumbled upon this quote  by Pema Chodron .  It grabbed my attention and I wondered what ... Read on »
Spring into action: Now is the time to model healthy behavior for kids by christine w. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Let's give a shout out to both Michelle Obama and the season of Spring , both of which are infusing life, this week, with a breath of fresh air.   Mrs. Obama is ... Read on »