Feelings – Are They Important?
In Christian circles we are sort of taught to go more by faith rather than feelings but I really believe that feelings are incredibly important! From the moment you are born you are always feeling something and so is everyone else around you. You are able to stop conscious thoughts when you are sleeping but you can never stop feeling!Journal for Decision Making
Making decisions is difficult for many, pure torture for some. When the decision will have a big impact, what tools are at your disposal to help you make the “write” choice? Journal writing comes to the rescue!5 Habits You Can Use To Look Younger Than Your Age
You often come across something in your daily routine that reminds you of your age. When you’re opening a new account online, and one of the questions is your year of birth, scrolling down the years to choose your own year can be depressing. You look at all of those years you’ve just skipped, wondering where all that time has gone, and knowing it will never come back. Well the good news is, is that looking younger than your age is not a big issue. Try these techniques:Stop Your Toe Dipping: Toe Dippers Not Allowed
You know how you go to the pool, lake, or beach and you see people who dip their toes in. That is a toe dipper. They check the temperature of the water to “test” and see if it is safe to jump in. Never mind the fact they came to the water to get in and now a little adversity shows up and they get scared. That is a toe dipper.You Never Listen to Me
The art of listening lies at the root of happy marriages. If you feel you are not being listened to, or if your partner makes the same complaint about you, a special technique called mirroring can improve communication. Mirroring can also be used as a means of reducing conflict between partners.Take a Sad Song and Make It Better
Childhood trauma usually requires the intervention of psychotherapy to process and resolve disturbing memories. But you can assist this process by imaginatively “re-writing” the memory in a way that includes personal attention toward your younger, vulnerable self.Problem-Solving and Marriage
When problems arise in a marriage, couples sometimes fight without resolving the problem, or one partner simply lays down the law. A preferable alternative is creative problem-solving in which the partners work together to find a solution that satisfies both parties.Your Mattress Is More Important Than You Think
Do you remember the last time you went and bought your mattress? I bet you didn’t give much thought on how important it is to you. What about when you bought your car? How much time did you spend choosing the model, the color, the engine size, and of course all the extras? Now think how much time you spend in your car, and how much time you spend on your mattress. We spend around a 1/3 of our lives on our mattress!Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself When I Was 18
If you could turn back time, what are the things you would change in your life? What advice would you give yourself so your future would be more fulfilling? In December I turned 40 and to be honest I’m not sure what it is about this age number, maybe it’s a magical number or a turning point in life, but I had a quick recap of my whole past, remembering my successes but mostly my disappointments and mistakes I made. If only I could have given myself this advice back then:6 Things You Should Stop Doing
Recently I wrote an article about how to give a good first impression and that you don’t get a second chance to give a first impression. But almost everything else in life you DO get a second chance if you pursue it and leave the past behind you. A new beginning with small changes and habits can make a huge impact in your life and here are a few ideas to get you started:How To Stay Focused And Achieve Your Dreams?
Learning how to stay focused is the key to achieving personal success. This article will explore the ways and means to stay focused on task at hand.When Life Throws You A Curve Ball, Hit It Out of the Park!
Being blindsided by unexpected events in life can leave you feeling numb. A personal account to inspiration in the midst of sorrow.