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7 Ways To Overcome Mental Obstacles To Self Confidence

7 Ways To Overcome Mental Obstacles To Self Confidence

Imagine your life as a journey with many crossroads, detours and alternate routes as you head towards your destiny.  I truly believe that each one of us is born with a destiny plan and a mission on this earth. As I work with global families, I stress the importance of keeping a mental image of confident success as you struggle to learn the daily tasks of life. As humans travel along the journey of life, it is natural to encounter obstacles and roadblocks. Many of us get “stuck in the mud” and can’t figure out what to do, so it is easier to just stay stuck. Developing alternate plans or routes will help get you back on track. The Universe Rewards Positive Movement

Daring Act of Love: Get Grateful for Yourself

Daring Act of Love: Get Grateful for Yourself

Gratitude and appreciation is something that we know is good to give to others – but somehow we forget to give it to ourselves. The closest we get is usually giving thanks for our blessings and the people in our lives, and that is an essential part of creating and living a happy, love filled life.

The Relationship Dream List

The Relationship Dream List

This guest article from PsychCentral was written by Nathan Feiles, LMSW Is your relationship feeling stagnant recently? Do you feel like you’re caught in a routine, ignoring each other, too busy to give time to your relationship, or just simply neglecting your relationship?

Financial Literacy For Kids: Not Just About The Money

Financial Literacy For Kids: Not Just About The Money

Now, more than ever, our kids need to know the value of a dollar (or peso, Euro, or yen).  In this time of what many would call the 'age of entitlement', knowing how to earn, save, and yes, how to spend, their money is crucial. It can be an allowance or a job, but there should be something.  If you give an allowance, when and how much is up to you.

Family Language

Family Language

Have you known someone who says, "I'm with my partner because I love her [or him] despite the fact that she's mean [or irresponsible, or gambles compulsively, or whatever]."? The psychological truth is that the person is with the partner not despite this problem, but because of it!

Co-parenting Through Divorce: Finding Strength Within

Co-parenting Through Divorce: Finding Strength Within

As you go through your divorce, do you think you are acting out your unconscious hurts and anger on yourself and others, possibly your children? What does it mean to you to parent through divorce?  How does it feel to a child when he hears their parents are getting divorced? If it's hard for you, think about how your children feel.  Here's some kids talking about their feelings about divorce from Oprah's site.  

Breaking Up? Always Look For The Silver Lining

Breaking Up? Always Look For The Silver Lining

Everything Comes To An End The one thing we can be sure of iin life is change. People die. Jobs and careers end. Relationships fall apart. We fall out of love and marriages fail. It seems that endings are coming faster these days than ever before. How can we look at the end of a relationship with an enlightened perspective? In the face of pain and loss, is it possible to focus on the positive? Conscious Break-ups

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: A Year of Peace

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: A Year of Peace

Dr. Romance writes:   Happy New Year, everyone!  This is the time when a lot of energy is spent on making resolutions, most of which we don’t manage to keep. So, this year, especially given recent tragic events,  I propose a different kind of resolution. Will you join me in resolving to create a year of peace?