A couple weeks ago, we went out to Enchanted Rock, a pink granite boulder rising 425 feet above the ground, covering 640 acres of beautiful Texas Hill Country. We hiked the quick 10 minutes to the top and walked to every edge, looking down over the fields of sage and cedar and crawling between rocks and in small caves. We were tickled, well-PINK because it was a huge difference from a few years ago when we made that hike and it struck terror in my heart! The slant of the rock had me almost crawling to the top and the edges gave me vertigo.
10 tips to create kids with healthy attachment and secure bonding with their parents. 10 tips to create kids with healthy attachment and secure bonding with their parents.
In the race against time, who is winning-you or time? What tracks has chasing time left across your life? Gray hair? Wrinkles? Extra padding around your middle? Acid reflux? Kids that don't talk to you? Guilt over missed school and family events? A Google search for "time management" yields 129,000,000 results. Individually and as organizations, we spend millions on books, DVDs, courses and coaches to help us manage our time in hopes that it will improve our productivity, bottom line and peace of mind.
Generally speaking, you can leave two women in a busy doctor's waiting room and by the time they're called for their appointments, they know each other's life story and have traded phone numbers. That's female bonding at work. On the other hand, when two women are competing for a man or vying for resources for their children, things can get quite nasty. That's female competition.
Is your relationship/marriage in credit card debt? Trying to keep up with your neighbors & friends? Is keeping up with the Joneses ruining your marriage? I have three very close friends. I have known these friends for over 20 years. They are supportive of me and I of them. One of the reasons I love them most is because there has never been a need for us to compete over “stuff.” They don’t host Botox parties; boast breast enlargements, and diamonds that cost more than a down payment on a car. They are real, and they help “ground” me when I am with them.
An apology needs to validate feelings, show accountability, and give assurance it won't happen again You screwed up. You inadvertently stepped on your sweetheart’s toes. Or you were in a foul mood and behaved accordingly. Or you were a knucklehead and said or did the wrong thing. Now it’s time to make amends. You know from experience that simply saying, “I’m sorry!” doesn’t cut it even if you really are sorry. So, how do you express regret in a way that your sweetie not only gets it, but is willing to forgive you?
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We have this human urge to stake a claim in what we see, and call it ours. The story is the same, only the names, dates and places change but the name of the game remains the same.
Do soulmates exist? Question: Hey Sara! What’s your take on the “soulmate” debate? Do soulmates exist, or are they a figment of our imaginations? A friend once shared a story that when she was a little girl, her mother said that she was so happy that she found her husband, because he was her “one.” My friend was relieved that her mother had found her “one” because she thought it would be terrible to spend your whole life without ever finding your missing piece.
Facing a Nerve-Racking Event When you're worried about an upcoming event that will require a great deal of inner stamina and courage, you've undoubtedly been told that you should bring one or two family members or friends for support. What I'd like to suggest, however, is that you consider bringing a whole bunch of people. You can even do it without taking up any space in the place you're going to go. How? Let me tell you my experience. Perhaps it will give you an idea you can apply to yourself some day.