Paul Schoenfeld

When things are out of your control, it’s best to let it go

As one friend said, “It’s OK to visit Pity City, but don’t rent an apartment there.”

The Big 5: The top marriage conflicts and how to resolve them

What causes the most trouble in committed relationships? Sex, children, money, in-laws and housework.

What to do when your parents and your partner don’t get along

Here are some important points to remember if you or your spouse are having in-law problems.

Study: Children and teens overdiagnosed with ADHD in the US

While 11 percent of kids 4-17 are diagosed, only 5 percent actually have attention problems.

Parenting is stressful; here’s how to be a more relaxed parent

Two full-time working parents have become the norm in America — mostly out of financial necessity.

When is the right time to make a resolution for a new you?

You can wait until New Year’s Eve to set forth goals — but it could be the wrong time to make a change.

Seven ways to keep from overstressing about the holidays

Research shows that there is a 37 percent increased risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve.

You don’t have to get straight A’s to find career success

Grades in school aren’t that important. You’d be surprised how little they matter.

Grieving for Christmas: How to cope with holiday sadness

The holiday season can be a mix of sweet and sad. Many of us have lost loved ones around this time.

How to balance your work and family lives to avoid burnout

Rule No. 1: Set limits, like taking work email off your smartphone, and stick to them.

We’re all family here: A Thanksgiving message of connection

This holiday season, let us focus on how people all over the world are connected to each other.

Don’t give up hope: The road to our dreams can be rocky

Sometimes, despite the best planning, unforeseen twists and turns of life lead us somewhere else.

Dinner talk: How your family can have a tension-free holiday

Don’t drink too much, try to avoid talking about politics, and focus on the positive.

Oh, my aching back! Prevention is best cure for the condition

If you work a desk job, you may be a sitting duck for lower back pain. Pun intended.

Are you feeling foggy this fall? You might be experiencing SAD

It’s estimated that 33 million Americans have symptoms of seasonal affective disorder in the winter.

Reflections of a new member of the older generation

The challenge is to pass on some of my life lesson to the oldsters of the future.

Your student will be bringing home a progress report soon

Are Joey’s grades suffering? Here are a few things you can do to help.

Jewish New Year time to reflect on the person you want to be

As a way to start anew, it’s also customary to ask loved ones for forgiveness.

It takes a village to raise a child — and take care of the elderly

With the right support network, an older adult can be reborn in his or her final years. Like Dixie.

Don’t do these four things when sending kids off to college

Here are some back-to-school pointers for parents of freshmen going off to university.