Relationships

Feeling Diminished in Your Integrity? 5 Ways to Help You Hold On

August 27, 2014
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“If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations What happens when someone you thought was a person of integrity turns out to be someone you instantly learn you cannot trust, has no ethical values and doesn’t honor truth? That is what […]

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Support Group Wisdom

August 26, 2014
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The Parents Anonymous Group was a wealth of information; I wonder how I could ever have managed without it and the members. Here are a few quick tips that I learned in group that helped me many times: Nothing lasts forever. Change is inevitable… except when you have a toddler that throws tantrums and every […]

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Anger Uses Time, Energy and Thought

August 19, 2014
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Shopping for a vehicle when you are in a hurry is risky business. Driving 65 mph in a school zone is tempting fate. Pushing firefighters aside to run into a burning building is just plain folly. Then why would anyone discipline a child when upset, angry or in a hurry? “Anger blows out the lamp […]

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7 Silent Steps toward Resilience

August 13, 2014
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“Your habit of avoiding mental and emotional discomfort is your #1 reason for your being stuck where you are in life.” ― Tony Dovale Doesn’t it just cut you like a knife when you find words that hold up a mirror to the uncomfortable truth of you? How do you resolve to come to terms […]

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Anger Builds Unless Safely Vented

August 12, 2014
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A wise and funny man, Dr. Laurence J. Peter once said, “Speak when you are angry — and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” Not only was he wise, he was right. No matter who you are angry with — children, spouse, boss, a clerk, even your government — it does not pay […]

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6 Pathways Toward Attracting Your Dreams

August 6, 2014
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“She wasn’t where she had been. She wasn’t where she was going, but she was on her way.” ― Jodi Hills I’m sure by now many of you have heard about visioning, vision statements, laws of attraction, positive energy, etc. It sounds good on paper and in conversations but does it really work and how […]

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