Tag Archives: relationships

7 Things a Person with a Mental Illness Doesn’t Want to Hear

In the United States alone, nearly one out of every five people is suffering with one or more mental illnesses. That means that when a person passes you by on the street, they have a better chance of having a … r

7 Nuggets to Help You Take Control of Your Life After Abuse

If you have been abused, it is very likely that you will feel the effects of that abuse in all your future relationships.  It could be with your spouse, your friends, your family, and your children. Imagine what it would … r

How You Can Win The Battle Against Negativity

One time I spoke at a women-only event in Southern California and a petite blonde woman cornered me in the bathroom afterward to ask about how to better handle her husband. She explained, “I am the optimistic one in the … r

The Power of Positive Communication in Marriage

Think of your words as bricks. Each time you say something encouraging, you can add a brick. But each time you criticize, you have to take a brick away. If you had to build a house based on your current … r

5 Clear Cut Signs That It’s Time For New Friends

“If you’re the smartest person in your group, then you need a new group” ~ Les Brown Have you ever spent a weekend with friends only to leave with that deep empty feeling inside? Where you were once best of … r

7 Steps To Make “Uncomfortable” Your Long-Term Companion

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.  So if you’re feeling uncomfortable right now, know that the change taking place in our life is a beginning, not an ending.”  Neale Donald Walsch. Do you know that uncomfortable feeling … r