I alone decide how I feel. I have the option of experiencing any emotion I choose. I can choose to feel happy or sad, excited or bored, hopeful or hopeless. My feelings are under my control. Other people lack the power to affect my emotions. I can choose how I wish to respond to whatever … Continue reading I Am In Charge of How I Feel
Many people are poor at getting started. They make big plans but never take the first step. Others can get started but seem to bail out before they reach their goals. It’s quite maddening to put in a lot of work and then quit just before you reach success. The most successful people are masters … Continue reading 10 Ways to Finish What You Start
Max loved spending time with his mother, father, and siblings in their nest. The nest was small, but it was comfortable, and the only home he knew. One day, his parents noticed that Max and his siblings were getting too big for the nest. “The kids are growing so fast! I think it’s time they … Continue reading A story about a Scared Robin Who Learned to Overcome his Fears and Explore the World.
While it would be nice to just take a long vacation or check out of work each day for a few hours, most of us have limited time and opportunities to relax. However, we usually do have 10 minutes here and there throughout the day. There are several ways you can relax in just 10 … Continue reading 10 Ways to Relax That Require 10 Minutes or Less
There are many reasons why you might be in a difficult relationship. Fear of being single, resistance to change, and other issues often keep unhappy couples together long after the love has gone. In fact, the average couple waits four years to end a dysfunctional relationship. Meanwhile, the effects of staying with an incompatible partner … Continue reading Is Your Difficult Relationship Harming You?
COVID-19 has disrupted our daily routines, but it has also had a few positive effects. You’ve probably simplified your life, and you may like what that’s doing for your health and relationships. Is the pandemic helping you to get back to basic? Bonding with Family Talk more.Share responsibilitiesResolve conflicts.Have fun. Enjoy each other’s company. Staying … Continue reading What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Simple Living
When life hands you a tough situation, you may need to lean on other people for comfort. But what if you're the person that needs to provide the shoulder? It can be a difficult job since you need to be the one that stays strong for the other person. How you provide comfort will vary … Continue reading How to Provide Comfort to Those Going Through Tough Times
Image by Chris Anna Gabriel from Pixabay There are things in life that I have very little control over. I avoid worrying because it is counter-productive. My focus is on changing the things I am able to change, so I can live a better quality of life. I believe that I am here for a specific reason. My … Continue reading I avoid worrying about things I am unable to change.