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Shabbat (YouTube)

Shabbat (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Shabbat (TMBMS055)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. In the Jewish faith, Shabbat begins at dusk on Friday and ends at dusk on Saturday.  A key aspect of honoring the Jewish sabbath is resolving interpersonal conflicts and preparing for the week ahead. In today’s show we encourage you to adopt some of these healthy practices in your life. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Expectations vs. Rules (YouTube)

Expectations vs. Rules (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Expectations vs. Rules (TMBMS054)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Over the course of this week, we have discussed the importance of communication and the relative impact of having children in relationships. On today’s show we bring these aspects together and discuss why we should avoid making rules, and instead, clearly communicate expectations. Read More

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Blended Families (YouTube)

Blended Families (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Blended Families (TMBMS053)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Many people are now in their second and third marriages. Though they may have left their previous partners behind, they are transitioning into these new relationships with children. As such, many families are now blended. In today’s show we focus on strategies for being a good stepparent.  Read More

ByDr. Berney

Arrival of Children (YouTube)

Arrival of Children (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

The Arrival of Children (TMBMS052)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Continuing the series on relationships, today’s show focuses on the manner in which relationships change when children are introduced. No matter how much we try to prepare for it, the arrival of children changes everything.

Read the article from the Washington Post here (https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/05/06/why-having-children-is-bad-for-your-marriage/?postshare=4001479639773930&tid=ss_mail&utm_term=.6b875be0675e).
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Relationships and Communication (YouTube)

Relationships and Communication (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Relationships and Communication (TMBMS051)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. On today’s show, Dr. Berney and Dr. Richard kick off a two week series on relationships and marriages. On the first episode in the  series, the topic focuses on the importance of communication in relationships. Whether you are whispering sweet nothings to each other or trying to resolve a problem, communication is the main key to a healthy relationship. Read More