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The Dog That Won't Fetch

The Dog That Won't Fetch

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.

Gratitude: The First Line to a Healthy Relationship

Gratitude: The First Line to a Healthy Relationship

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? 

How Gratitude Can Save Your Sex Life [EXPERT]
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How Gratitude Can Save Your Sex Life

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.

The ABC’s of Shopping With a Woman

The ABC’s of Shopping With a Woman

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

11 Golden Codes to Becoming a Great Partner

11 Golden Codes to Becoming a Great Partner

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.

How to Cultivate Gratitude After a Broken Heart

How to Cultivate Gratitude After a Broken Heart

"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.