Riding my 3-wheeler on a Sunday morning bike ride with David, we pedaled a mile to get donuts (a reward for exercising). We pass by a huge grassy field on our route and paused to watch a man throwing a ball to his dog. A golden retriever, she looked to be a mature animal, but what do I know about dogs.
What are you most thankful for this holiday season? Is it your relationship with your family, spouse or other significant persons? If so, have you told them how much you appreciate their support and the compassion they share? But most importantly, how have you expressed your “gratitude?” Was it in the form of words, gifts or services that reflect you heartfelt thanks?
I have been studying gratitude lately. In keeping my first gratitude journal, I have learned that paying attention and recording the gifts of life actually fills you up more quickly than you can fill up a journal. It is like a system reset, coming back online with a clearer vision of what is good.
If you are in the process of divorcing, the grief can be overwhelming. So, what is the best way to deal with the seemingly never ending assaults? The answer may surprise you.
I remember my single days well. The loneliness of some of those Saturday nights spent at home, another holiday alone. The pain after another relationship ended. The worry of finding the right man for me. And the frustration of getting excited about a date... only to have it turn out to be a dud.
So, your new girlfriend has asked you to go shopping with her. First, you panic. No, she doesn’t necessarily mean for you to buy everything she tries on. She might simply want your company during what most girls consider a wonderful way to pass the time. When a woman asks you to accompany her shopping, it would be a good idea to clarify what kind of shopping she’s interested in doing, e.g., shopping for a specific event, shopping for sale items, shopping for a gift, shopping because it’s Tuesday or simply window shopping– this, of course, means she just
You probably know the man who always complains about his unhappy relationship – about how down he is or the stress it causes him. Or maybe you’ve been with him. But the question most women ask is – if he’s so unhappy, why is he staying with her?
He’s standing over there talking with his friends when you initially saw him. You believe he looked at you too with a look of interest, but perhaps you were fantasizing again. But no – you are certain the two of you made eye contact and then it broke. Then you’re stuck with the question; how to tell if a guy likes you.
Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you ". Every one wants a great relationship, but the only control you have is control over yourself. So to have a great relationship, you need to be a great partner. To becoming a great partner one should embody the following eleven codes: I. Believe in the Golden Rule as the basis of all human conduct; therefore, never do to your partner that which you would not be willing for that person to do to you if the positions were reversed.
"When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.” – C.S. Lewis When gratitude is the furthest thing from your mind Much of the information about gratitude focuses on finding things and people in your life that you are grateful for and keeping a daily gratitude journal listing 3 to 5 things that you’re thankful for. While this is a good practice, we’re going to explore the kind of gratitude that’s more difficult to cultivate.