February, 2008

Love in the Age of the Internet

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

To view my English Usage blogs, click here. Dear Jane, How can I stop wasting my time on Internet romances that fizzle out? What really makes a romance blossom into a long-term commitment? With Internet dating, you have more opportunities than ever to meet potential partners, which also means you have to be more discerning [...]

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Empowering vs. Enabling

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Click here to read my English usage blogs. Dear Jane, What is the difference between empowering and enabling someone? I’ve struggled with this in my own life. I want to be compassionate, but how can I know whether I am helping or when I am supporting someone in believing they’re helpless? How do I combine [...]

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Down with Stress/Up with Thriving

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Click here to read my English usage blogs. This is a modified version of a talk I gave at the KCBS Health Fair in San Francisco on February 2, 2008. My panel’s room was set up for 30 people and 150 showed up. The technicians scrambled to set up speakers in the hallway so the [...]

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