Things You Should Never to Your Spouse! (How Not to Fry Your Marriage) The June edition of Faith Filled Family Magazine is full of terrific advice, if you’re engaged, married or want to be married someday. Right in the middle, on page 39, is my article which will make you laugh–and think before you speak.
Diversity. We celebrate it, exploring the food, music and clothing of new cultures. Lunch with someone from elsewhere makes us feel well-traveled. We’re not fans of diversity though, when it’s invisible. Whether or not there’s a noticeable contrast of melatonin or accent, it’s our instinct to bridge the diversity divide by mirroring one another’s facial
Nearly a month has passed since my last post. Wanna know why? I bet you’ll forgive me when I tell you. I’m pretty excited. Do you wish you could bring peace and wisdom to others? Wouldn’t it be nice if certain people understood themselves and made better life decisions? Do you wish you could
Thanks to Jennifer and Tim Owens for this terrific interview! I hope you’ve been enjoying the series on Regret-Free Living. If you’ve missed any of the articles, here are the links: In part 1, I told a story about creating enjoyment and avoiding resentment. In part 2, I shared a secret advertisers use called Priming,
I hope you’ve been enjoying the series on Regret-Free Living. If you’ve missed any of the articles, here are the links: In part 1, I told a story about creating enjoyment and avoiding resentment. In part 2, I shared a secret advertisers use called Priming, which can help us when we’re overloaded with options. In
We’ve been talking about using our power of choice to live regret-free. In part 1, I told a story about creating enjoyment and avoiding resentment. In part 2, I shared a secret advertisers use called Priming, which can help us when we’re overloaded with options. In part 3, I suggested journaling and negative reinforcement for
I sat under my bedroom desk, desperate to run away. The only thing between me and my next mistake was scrap material sewn together from the dresses Mom made us when I was little. For my thirteenth birthday, she’d turned the scraps into a quilt she placed inside my hope chest. Hope. Ha. In the
The times I’ve felt really lost have been in-between times. In-between relationships, in-between projects, even in-between emergencies. In-between identities. What do I want? A chemistry equation would be easier to solve. In week 1, we talked about how failing to choose enjoyment can lead to resentment. Last week, we talked about dealing with option overload.
If choosing is power, and refusing to choose is still making a choice, then Why Are We Paralyzed By Options? I awoke at 5:30 on a Saturday. Wide awake, no alarm, ready for a day with no obligations where I could do whatever I liked. I didn’t need more sleep, but when I tried to
I am sitting outside in a t-shirt that says, “Live the Life You Dream,” writing the first blog I’ve written this month. After two years of writing nearly every week, I put the blog on the back burner in order to keep up with life. Was I letting you down? Was I potentially losing new