Archive for March, 2011

John Tesh quotes The Friendship Doctor

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Beware of Financial Frenemies   Are you surrounded by "financial frenemies"? That’s the term psychologist Irene Levine uses to describe friends who encourage you to spend yourself into debt. Here are some common Financial Frenemies to watch out for, along with tips to help keep your friendships intact and your wallet closed…   Click here […]

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Dr. Levine joins the Marmaduke Writing Factory

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Irene S. Levine, PhD is one of the newest Factory Workers at The Marmaduke Writing Factory in Pleasantville, New York. The purpose of the group is to offer both a quiet writing refuge and a meeting place where the member writers can do readings, networking, and community outreach.   Ten writers based in Westchester, New […]

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Dr. Irene S. Levine becomes a Factory Worker!

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I am delighted to announce that I’m a new member of The Marmaduke Writing Factory in Pleasantville, New York. The purpose of the group is to offer both a quiet writing refuge and a meeting place where the member writers can do readings, networking, and community outreach. I suspect it will also be a place […]

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Interview with HealthyWomen – Why friendships are so important

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March 2, 2011 By Sheryl Kraft   My friendships have always sustained me. I need my friends; I’d like to think they need me, too. In fact, they rank as high on the importance scale as do my husband and children. Yes, a lot of energy goes into my friendships-both passion and pain. Yet I […]

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Middle school is tough on friendships

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QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend and I have been best friends since the first grade. Now we’re in middle school. This new charter school opened up and my friend wants to go there even though I’m not and she’s turning into a real jerk.   She’s telling me I should lose weight (even though […]

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The 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

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Today is the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (IWD) with events taking place all over the world. This global celebration honors women’s success, and reminds of inequities that still need to be redressed. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s Day is a national holiday.   In the United States, […]

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Feeling trapped? Honesty may help

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When a relationship begins to feel uncomfortable, honesty may fix it.

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Guest Post – There’s a reason it’s lonely at the top

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It’s lonely at the top.

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Why Friendships Are So Important

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I was delighted to talk with my friend and colleague, Sheryl Kraft, a contributing writer for HealthyWomen.org about the importance of friendship in our lives. I hope you’ll take a look at the online interview!   Sheryl writes:   "My friendships have always sustained me. I need my friends; I’d like to think they need […]

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Matters of the Heart: Friendship

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Luncheon Talk for a fund-raiser for My Second Home, an intergenerational daycare center

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