Marrying the Family
They say that when you marry someone you marry their entire family. There is a lot of truth in that. In reality, you do not just have to deal with parent-in-laws; there are sibling-in-laws, their respective spouses and children, grandparents, step parents and ex-spouses too. When you marry someone you inherit that person’s good and bad. […]
Father’s Day is coming up. Our society, it seems, has a love-hate relationship with fathers. Lately the trend in many ways has been to discount, demean, and diminish the role of fatherhood. While it is true that some dads are “dead beats,” some are abusive, and some are portrayed on sitcoms and commercials as idiots, […]
Stress Management Tips!!!
Recently I discussed how stress effects a person both physically as well as emotionally. Inevitably we all deal with some form of stressors on a daily basis. It walks in and out of our lives on a regular basis. And it can easily walk all over us unless we take action. Fortunately, there are many […]
Mental Health Improvement Tip – May 13th – Mental Health Month May 2014
May 13th Tip Try to identify the positive aspects of a challenging situation or circumstance. Research shows that people who focus on positives in their lives are less upset by difficult memories. May is Mental Health Month! This month, during the month of May, our focus will be “Mind Your Health.” We’ll be featuring information […]
Mental Health Improvement Tip – May 12th – Mental Health Month May 2014
May 12th Tip Consider donating time or money to a worthy cause. By helping others one fosters a sense of belonging and can remind his or herself that they are relatively lucky. May is Mental Health Month! This month, during the month of May, our focus will be “Mind Your Health.” We’ll be featuring information […]
She Deserves to be Celebrated!!!
I am not one who is big on traditions. Celebrating the traditions of man can be mentally, physically, spiritually, and financially draining. Although I try not to get caught up in traditions, there are some traditions that I do celebrate. For example; today happens to be mother’s day. I firmly believe that the mothers of […]
Relationship Rules: for both friendships and romance
A couple of recent posts from Psychology Today’s Facebook feed inspired this advice. (http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/healthy-connections/201006/7-signs-youre-in-toxic-friendship and http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/feeling-it/201311/the-best-kept-secret-highly-successful-couples) Whether your relationships is platonic or romantic, keep these rules in mind: 1. Be a giver, but don’t get taken advantage of. The best relationships consist of two givers. But if you find yourself in a relationship with a […]
“the Spirit of Procrastination”
I sometimes find myself rushing to do things at the last minute. I know that these things must be done by a certain time and I always find myself waiting until the last minute to get it done. This is what your call I call “the spirit of procrastination!” This is a horrible attribute to […]