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True Happiness Comes From Your Relationships!

True Happiness Comes From Your Relationships!

Do you ever come home after a night talking with friends or family feeling satisfied, content, even euphoric?  When we open up, share ourselves, listen to each other, and really connect, it makes us feel like we belong.  That connection with others is the key to a happy life.  And having that perfect partner, your soul mate, to connect with is part of this.

The Number 1 Trait that will get you through the Bumps in the Roa

The Number 1 Trait that will get you through the Bumps in the Roa

As you settle into a long-term relationship, you settle into its particular rhythm. Every relationship has one and every rhythm is unique to that relationship. Sometimes you will affect your relationship; sometimes life will impact its ebb and flow.  Either way, you can be sure that your path will not be a smooth ride without any bumps or detours. Yours may look something like this—

Response-Ability

Response-Ability

One of the trends I dislike in our culture is the reluctance of people to take responsibility, or to respond with care to each other. In my counseling practice, I hear a lot of self-justification, mind-reading, defensiveness, blaming and complaining; which is why relationships, friendships, business connections and day-to-day living are not going well for that client. Their lives are not about trying to understand their own role in the problem, so they can deal with it effectively, but to push the responsibility off onto someone else, and avoid it.

Use Affirmations for Positive Mothering

Use Affirmations for Positive Mothering

Be kind to yourself today. Affirmations by themselves are not all that need to do to enact change within yourself, but are a wonderful enhancement to positive self-development.   Positive parenting and feeling well and confident take conscious, daily effort. The conscious processing of perceived hurts and events helps clear out old habits, making way for new thoughts and ways of being.

Celeb Couples: More Like Us Than We Want to Admit?

Celeb Couples: More Like Us Than We Want to Admit?

By Marcus Osborne, Dudeologist for GalTime.com Celebrity couples have been the target of admonition and admiration for years. The Jekyll and Hyde reaction to whatever the latest or hottest pop culture pairing happens to be is as over the top as ever. I’ve always theorized that these couples’ break up rates aren’t as dramatically different from the general population.