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Margaret Rutherford

Dr. Margaret Rutherford is a clinical psychologist, who has practiced for over twenty years in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Since 2012, her writing has been found on her own website, as she writes about mental health, with a special focus on Perfectly Hidden Depression, midlife and relationship issues. She's the current mental health columnist for Midlife Boulevard, writes an advice column on Vibrant Nation, is a weekly columnist for The Good Men Project, and hosts a regular FB Live video session on depression for The Mighty. Her work and expertise can also be found on The Huffington Post, Sixty and Me, Better After 50, Reader's Digest, Prevention, Psychology Today, and The Cheat Sheet. Dr. Margaret recently has launched a new podcast, SelfWork with Dr. Margaret Rutherford, where you can listen to her direct and down-to-earth advice.

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Boomers Versus Millennials

I’m a Boomer with Millennial Friends I was telling a friend last week about going to a baseball game. As I was describing the people involved, my friend laughed. “You have friends in their 30s? What do Boomers and Millennials have in common?” At first, it made me feel ancient, like no one under the age …

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The True Meaning Of A Kitchen

We’re remodeling a kitchen. People don’t know whether to congratulate us when they hear that we are remodeling a kitchen, or look at us with a fair amount of pity. We’re in the middle of the process, but can see the light. The refrigerator is in the foyer, den chairs are gracing the very crowded …

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Why Are You Overreacting?

Am I overreacting? Probably, and here’s why. I got in a snit yesterday. You could call it a hissy fit. Getting my nose out of joint.Whatever you call it, it wasn’t pretty. I had to ask myself, “Am I overreacting?” My extreme reaction like this doesn’t happen much, but it certainly wasn’t the first time. …

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