Stop the presses! We have discovered the most important ingredient of a successful marriage! And you know what it is? The answer is . . . drum roll, please . . . allowing time for those who inhabit the relationship to be alone! Successfully married couples around the world over our past 30+ years of interviews have told us this very simple truth during our interviews with them – the secret to their successful marriage is having time to be all to themselves – to their own
Being single on New Year's Eve inspires most women to seek company (even if it's bad) to avoid being alone. The thought of beginning another year single is almost overwhelming and inspires despair, anxiety, desperation, fear and depression. Even if a less than desirable relationship ended during the year and you are better off for it, there is still a stigma to being single on New Year's Eve.
Be kind to others. Show up and be supportive. Be there unconditionally and without judgment when your friends are having a hard time. Tell your friend the truth, even when it’s hard. Remember to celebrate you friends. Cheerlead for them, inspire them to go for their dreams. Respect you friends, honor them, appreciate them, be compassionate – in other words love them.
Now that the holidays are over we are all getting back to work again. I’m wondering, how you feel about going back to the daily grind? Of course, for some of us going to work is a welcome reprise from the holidays. But for other’s I suspect that you are not looking forward to going back to work.
The beginning of a New Year is always a great time to reflect on your past, and try to learn something from your personal failures and successes. If you haven't already started your list of dating resolutions for 2013; it's not too late. Here are a some suggestions to help you with your dating resolutions.
Honestly, did you ever think you’d be reading an article about how to get a man? Of course you didn’t! But here you are; and I’m glad you came. Dating is easy… and hard. It’s easy because it’s natural to want a man, relationship, or significant other. However, it’s hard because women generally hold men to higher standards than they hold themselves.
Sometimes we just don't feel loving toward someone. Yet we know that there is a loving action called for in the situation. For example: • You know that your partner wants to be celebrated on her birthday, but you don’t like buying gifts or putting on parties. • You see that your partner is hurting and needing some comfort and compassion, but what you really want to do is relax in front of the TV.
"I don’t know how to network" or "Networking feels so fake" or "I'm too shy to network." Sound familiar? You know your business would improve if you networked, but you're just too uncomfortable to try. (Read the "Comfort Zone" post to get a perspective on discomfort.) The truth is, anyone can benefit from networking.