Author Archives: Judy Herman

Tribe Conference

4 Ways to Make the Most Of Conference Relationships

We laughed like we were teenagers at a slumber party and captured a picture of our silliness in the over-sized shower of our Green Acres Cottage. We were conference attendees who became trusted friends. Here’s four ways to make the most of conference relationships. If you’re like me, you’ve attended several conferences. There may be…

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Anxiety

Anxiety: How Journal Writing Helps

Anxiety: How Journal Writing Helps. My first diary may have been pink or blue with flowers or peace signs, I’m not sure. But I know the mounted metal lock and flimsy key made me think it was secure. As a fourth grader who liked a boy in my class, it was a treasure box for…

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Father's Day

Father’s Day: Sharing Pleasant Moments

Father’s Day can be difficult for some. Recently I decided to take a risk in our 50’s plus social group from church. There were only twelve of us. Some I knew well while others were new to me. How do we prepare for Father’s Day and focus on sharing  pleasant moments? I didn’t know if…

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Relationship

The Secret to a Healthy Relationship Is Not What You Think

The secret to a healthy relationship is not what you think. What do most people say? You guessed it. Communication with a capital “C.” But communication is not the secret to healthy relationships. Click here for audio version.  Once you know the difference between communication and dialogue you’ll agree. Dialogue is the real secret to…

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Groups

How Groups Enhance Well-being

Certain occasions show us how groups enhance well-being. For example, my Seattle son came to visit recently. Although we were a partial group since three of my four grown children and their families gathered for dinner, we connected and hung out together. It was an awesome time of fun, energy, and laughter. Click here for audio.…

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