It's a MIRACLE! Sometimes we use the word miracle to describe something extraordinary - say, someone coming back to life after having died in full public view. This is what is on my radar today -- the Easter Story is all about a miracle, for sure. But sometimes we use the word for something much smaller, say, your kid cleans up his room without being asked. Now that's a miracle, right? Sometimes it is something as wondrous as being able to fit into your very favorite jeans - at last!
Today is April Fools' Day! As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I happen to love Holidays no matter how small they are. In this age of Internet-instant information, I also love to find out the origin of these Holidays, just for fun. The general take on the origin of this particular tradition is that it started when the New Year changed from a spring to a winter occasion. The people who didn't know about this change were called 'Fools.'
3 REAL Ways to Love Your Body This Summer With summer upon us, our body image (what we see ourselves as) can easily turn REAL negative, especially for women. Summer is the season of sun, fun, friends and outdoor activities…. All which typically require a bathing suit or clothing that tends to expose areas that are easily hidden by our winter wardrobes!
Your body is built to sustain itself. It regulates temperature, destroys foreign bacteria and heals wounds without any conscious instruction from you. Your body also naturally kills cancer cells throughout the body with its amazing healing ability. Your lifestyle choices serve to fuel or diminish your immune system’s ability to kill cancer cells and keep them from multiplying.
What makes you happy, truly happy? What moves and inspires you? What turns your soul on? Most people don't spend enough time doing the things that make them happy. Below are three steps you can take to add a little inspiration to your life on a daily basis.
Recently I had someone from my audience ask me if he was gay for fantasizing about men. When I get a questions submitted to me that I think will help other people, I automatically make a webisode for it so check out my response video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3_oa3_-9hc I get this asked a lot by men and the fear and paranoia around it makes me so sad because there is still so much shame for many men dealing with these torn feelings.
You wish your sweetheart took better care of themselves and weren’t so overweight, but whenever you try to help, it backfires. You’ve tried friendly suggestions, cooked up healthy meals, kept cookies and ice cream out of the house, and resisted saying too much. Yet it bothers you that your significant other is only getting heavier and doesn’t seem to be doing anything about it, and it is affecting how you feel about them. Now what?
One of those heavy parenting subjects no one likes to talk about, cutting has been called an epidemic problem among teenagers, with millions of children cutting themselves with scissors, razor blades, knives, pins... If you're the parent of a child you suspect of cutting and this first sentence scared you and you want to click away from this page, please stay and keep reading. You need to know. You need to understand. You need to stop blaming yourself or ignoring the warning signs. Why kids cut.
Relationships and marriage take more work than we ever imagined. They challenge us to look at our own foibles, fears, and personal struggles deep within. So whether you have been married 20 years, or divorced with a strong faith in the next chapter in your life, take a look at these 5 steps that will help bring your relationship to a much more harmonious place.
Divorce is not easy for anyone, and it can be especially difficult for children. Kids experience the acute scrambling of their world, while their parents wrestle with their complex emotions. With both parents in distress, or one parent suddenly missing, family love is torn asunder, and the children often experience confusion, terror, pain, anger and grief.