A Place by the Water

Posted by - October 2, 2017
Written by:  Beth Rutledge  |  Photography provided by: RiverLights The allure of a scenic stretch on the banks of the Cape Fear River isn’t new. In fact, the water’s edge at RiverLights, one of this city’s newest planned communities, has…

Post, Past & Present

Posted by - September 8, 2017
Step inside an historic jewel, polished to reflect its heritage. Written by: Beth Rutledge | Photography by: Michael W. Smith In 1854, Wilmington  buzzed with energy and promise. Steamships and the railroad shuttled ever-growing masses of people and goods; the…

Page’s Perspective: Why do couples get stuck?

Posted by - December 15, 2016
Written By: Page Rutledge Why do couples get stuck? And how do they move through the most pervasive issue that keeps them there? What is that issue? I will answer these questions, but please keep reading first. Couples work is…


Posted by - August 12, 2016
Meet our feature writers and columnists Astrology Dr. Shara Eisen is a graduate of UC Berkeley and LCCW and has run the New Hope Wellness Center since 1995. She currently practices choice-centered astrology, classical homeopathy, counseling, and is a member…
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Page’s Perspective: Will My Change Stick?

Posted by - July 26, 2016
What do you have to know to make change stick? So much has been written about this topic, yet making change stick remains difficult for most people. Why? Because from an evolutionary point of view, our brains are programmed to do…
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Page’s Perspective: What do Habits Do for Us?

Posted by - June 21, 2016
By Page Rutledge | Why do we have habits? And are they necessarily bad? Let’s explore some answers to, “What do habits do for us?” So what if you had to get up every day and consciously note the steps…
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Page’s Perspective: What You Need is a Process

Posted by - May 12, 2016
By Page Rutledge | Page’s Perspective is a monthly column focusing on emotional wellness and developing a sense of personal well-being. Q: Dear Page, I know I’m depressed and I’ve read about ways to deal. I searched online. I’ve looked…