Archive | June, 2014


29 Jun

The Overfunctioning Woman and High-Functioning Woman are fundamentally different. The High-Functioning Woman is indeed also busy and productive, but she picks and chooses what she will and will not do. An Overfunctioning Woman, by contrast, must do it all. This is how she proves to herself both her competence and her basic self worth. And, […]

What Drives YOU?

19 Jun

In the families in which we grew up, we learned lessons to act, speak, and feel in certain ways established by Mom and Dad (or other powerful people) and in relation to the other people in the grouping. These messages were communicated visually, audibly, or behaviorally. Comments, gestures, and facial expressions and judgments, punishments, and […]