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A PERSPECTIVE ON FORGIVENESS

A PERSPECTIVE ON FORGIVENESS

The root of forgiveness Your spirituality is adversely affected when you respond negatively to someone who has hurt you. The natural human tendency is to think unkindly about the person and situation, and to hold negative energy in relation to the hurt. Progress on your spiritual journey demands that you release the negativity through forgiveness. Nature of the hurt

Want To Make More Money? Marry This Type Of Person

Want To Make More Money? Marry This Type Of Person

A study out of Washington University in St. Louis tested several theories for how a spouse’s personality traits might influence their partner’s performance in the workplace. After studying over 5,000 married couples in the course of 5 years, their findings suggest that having a conscientious spouse contributes to workplace success.

Finding Happiness In The Day To Day

Finding Happiness In The Day To Day

I have to be honest about how I typically deal with my distaste for winter - I get the heck out and go somewhere warm!  While I will be making some trips to warmer climates this winter, I still try to find ways to be happier and more at peace when I find myself wishing I had three jackets on instead of only one. This - and any situation that makes us uncomfortable - is a great chance to reflect on how to find happiness with what IS rather than seeking to change our situation.

How To Handle Good News (Hint: You're Doing It Wrong)

How To Handle Good News (Hint: You're Doing It Wrong)

The good news for the pet owners in my coyote riddled neighborhood is that lost animals just seem to find me. Upon their fur-babies' return, I'm regaled with the visions people had of sweet Fluffy’s desperate attempts to survive the elements and the beasts that abound and, of course, they feared the worst. Not just once, they feared the worst over and over again in a multitude of scenarios. Then they tell me this: they’re so relieved.

5 Steps To Achieving Goals

5 Steps To Achieving Goals

  No one wants to set goals, only to fail at meeting them. Worse, no one wants to deal with the self-loathing and disappointment that comes with not ever tackling those things you want to, and need to, get done. Follow these 5 steps to bolster your chances for success at achieving the goals you set for yourself. 1.  Set one goal at a time

The Reason He's Hooking Up With You And Not Dating You

The Reason He's Hooking Up With You And Not Dating You

I keep reading these articles that say that people are going out on less dates than ever before. Traditional dating is dying and we live in a let’s hang out, hook up, and not officially date type of culture. For some this may in fact be true, but for me, it’s far from fact. While aggressively dating I went out with 46 men in 16 months. Hook-ups and hangouts were far from the norm, so let’s breakdown the data.