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How to Survive being a Sports “Widow”

How to Survive being a Sports “Widow”

For your husband, boyfriend, significant other it maybe be football, soccer, rugby, or social sports clubs. We all have that one thing that our significant other does that takes up way too much of their time (in our opinion) and money. September to April I am a curling widow. My husband has many passions that he follows, none more than curling. No he isn’t Canadian. 8 years ago he took up the sport. In the beginning, I resisted. I made fun of it, complained when he would go, tried to guilt him into not going.

Cultivate Gratitude, But Listen To Feelings Of "Non-Gratitude"

Cultivate Gratitude, But Listen To Feelings Of "Non-Gratitude"

As the holidays approach, so do messages of gratitude. It is Thanksgiving week in the United States—a time traditionally set aside to celebrate the abundance of the harvest with family and friends, and to give thanks for all the gifts that life has given us over the past year. You probably already know that developing a gratitude practice is valuable any time of the year. Feeling grateful can open your heart and actually rewire your brain, allowing feelings of peace and happiness to flow more easily into your day-to-day consciousness.

What to Expect After You Discover Your Partner’s Been Cheating

What to Expect After You Discover Your Partner’s Been Cheating

Yes, you can recover from the betrayal of an affair.  The sense of hurt and betrayal may feel unbearable to you. The first stage of shock and awe will pass.  You need to turn your attention to the healing process. Here are steps to help you get started. Prepare as if for a marathon in which you do everything to increase your resilience. Intensity of feelings can best be dealt with when you have had good sleep, eaten well, exercised.  Spend time with friends who get that you want to do what you can do rebuild.

Freedom and Tyranny of Money

Freedom and Tyranny of Money

Two poles of money Is money your master or your servant? Money can be under your control, and you can make it work in your best interests. That is, money is your servant and will provide you freedom to live the life of your choice, and freedom to be free from the oppression of society.

Family or Him - How Do You Choose This Holiday Season?

Family or Him - How Do You Choose This Holiday Season?

The boyfriend and I are six months in and the holidays are creeping up. He’s an LA implant so choosing where to spend the holidays would be simple if this were an ordinary situation, but it’s not. My dad is not a fan of this relationship so for the first time ever I have to choose; spend the holidays with my family or with the boyfriend?

8 Ways to Infuse Your Life With Gratitude

8 Ways to Infuse Your Life With Gratitude

Gratitude isn’t just a dish served on Thanksgiving. Researcher and author Brene Brown found that it wasn’t that happy people were grateful; it was the grateful people experienced more joy.  Here are eight ways to take gratitude beyond the Thanksgiving table.

Tango Your Way to an Oxytocin High

Tango Your Way to an Oxytocin High

Most of us understand that hugging is beneficial to our health. Family therapist, Virginia Satir stated that, “We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth.” Based on that - many of us are barely surviving.

Mistake No. 3 After a Breakup: Thinking You're Undesirable

Mistake No. 3 After a Breakup: Thinking You're Undesirable

You broke up with your boyfriend, or you left your husband, because he cheated on you, or he was neglectful, hyper-critical and uncommunicative, or he physically or verbally abused you. You had a decent week without your partner around to repeatedly lie to you, berate you, or constantly tell you that you’re inept, overweight, aging and stupid.  And you want him back — WHY?