Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

Tiny steps

Write down small achievements to stay on track with meeting your resolutions

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/31/2014
Christmas is for Caring

Why the whole family should visit a sick friend in the hospital on Christmas Day

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/24/2014
Change Takes Work

Mutual growth should be the goal in rekindling romance

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/18/2014
Outside Looking In

People alone on holidays should engage in activities that allow them to be good to themselves

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/11/2014
Let It Go

Give yourself a break when judging past mistakes

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/04/2014
Thanksgiving With the Folks

Be yourself when meeting a boyfriend’s family for the first time

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/26/2014
Love's Homework

Making lists on ways to improve your relationship

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/20/2014
More Harm Than Good

Shame, more than guilt, touches the core of who we are

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/13/2014
You First

Challenge that negative inner voice when comparing yourself to others

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/06/2014
Cry for Help

Even kids who have their acts together need special attention

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/30/2014
Under Control

Don’t allow an angry response to grow out of proportion to the problem

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/23/2014
Cuts to Cope

Self-mutilation is a form of punishment for being ‘bad’ or ‘damaged’

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/16/2014
The 'Fall-Back' Plan

Enjoy the kind of life you’d like to live whether or not you’re dating someone exciting

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/09/2014
Let It Out

Suppression of feelings — including sadness — is a form of emotional neglect

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/02/2014
Listen and Learn

People are more apt to agree when they know they are being heard

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/25/2014