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
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Loving yourself might sound a little odd, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t critical. The more you love yourself, the better you’ll take care of yourself. That impacts your health, longevity, self-esteem, self-confidence, and success. When you love yourself, you make yourself a priority. You deserve nothing less. Try these tips and … Continue reading 7 Ways to Enhance Self-Love
Daily interactions with others have the ability to put my mind in a state of unrest. There are times when I get angry, but I always remember to forgive. My co-workers are sometimes challenging to deal with. When someone is being insubordinate to me, I avoid being consumed by anger. I find that it is … Continue reading I temper anger with forgiveness.
Experiencing challenging phases in life can really test your mettle. When you encounter those bumps in the road, how do you react? Are you able to deal effectively with these challenges without going to pieces? Could you use some help in finding your inner strength? Try these ideas to tap into your personal reserves whenever … Continue reading Finding Your Personal Strength When the Going Gets Tough
Isn’t it true that your emotions really take a knock when your heart is aching? Sometimes it feels like the day of healing is a million miles away. The difficult time you encountered in the past can take a while to be purged from your system.It's definitely healthy to experience a range of emotions. However, … Continue reading Emotional Healing for the Hurting Heart
Mr. Wilson went fishing for his dinner, but as the day wore on, there wasn’t a fish to be seen. Just after Mr. Wilson gave up out of frustration, something rather remarkable happened... Mr. Wilson decided to go fishing and he promised his wife he would bring her back some fish. So he walked down … Continue reading The Story of a Man whose Impatience Left Him Empty-Handed
As a kid, Oscar the owl spent much of his time hanging out with older owls observing how they did things. He gained a lot of wisdom that way. One day, his vigilance came in handy when he needed to take quick action to save his family... “You’re so boring, Oscar!” his best friend Lester … Continue reading A Story about the Importance of Being Vigilant
The act of reading exercises my imagination. I am introduced to new vocabulary, concepts, and ideas each time I open a book. Language is powerful and challenging, and I enjoy the mental stimulation. When I discover an unfamiliar word, I look it up. Increasing my vocabulary enables me to communicate with greater clarity because I … Continue reading Reading Strengthens my Mind.