Respect in Your Family Relationships
Respect is important in every relationship whether it be with your friends, coworkers, significant other, or family members. Respect means that we treat others in a thoughtful and courteous way. Oftentimes it is those we are closest to that we find behaving in a respectful way the hardest – our family members. We can get […]
Breaking Up (a Habit) is Easy to Do…
Do you find yourself gnawing on your nails to the quick? How about chewing your hair? Or, maybe you are wanting to kick that “nail in the coffin” habit – smoking. Now you can! According to Dr. Loretta Graziano Breuning, you can break ANY habit in three simple steps: Design your alternative habit. Since your […]
This year let’s get some sleep!
These first few weeks of the New Year mean that many of us are implementing changes in our lives. Unfortunately, those changes often taper off after a few weeks. One of the lifestyle changes that I want to make this year is to get more sleep. To motivate myself to make this change permanent I […]
New Year Family Resolution
The New Year is here and most people have their New Year’s resolution list made up and trying to implement their plan into action. Starting the year off with improving yourself and your family is excellent, but do not overwhelm yourself with so much change that you change nothing. I think doing something new/different once […]
Diets: Friend or Foe!!!
For the past several years one of my New Year’s resolutions has been weight loss. I have tried many different diet programs in the past and they do work, at first. Overtime these diets tend to taper off and after a while, I’ve gained back the pounds that I had lost. Although, weight loss is […]
Building a Strong Relationship
John Gottman has done decades of research on what makes marriages work and what doesn’t. He has published several books, both for professionals and laypeople. You can find them *here* and also check out www.gottman.com. This post is the first of several where we will discuss Gottman’s “Sound Relationship House.” Gottman says the foundation of […]
New Year’s Resolution… Good or Bad?
This is the time of the season when most people often examine the previous years of their life. Maybe you are saying you want to be a better husband or better wife or better yet, you want to be a better mom or dad. You may be saying that you want to get out of […]