Fran, after 26 years of marriage, had decided to divorce Harry. She had consulted an attorney, told her mother and sister, put Harry on notice and then her two teenage daughters called a family meeting and insisted that their mother and father get counseling. Fran described Harry as a negative person who found fault with almost everything she did. She felt blamed by Harry for almost anything that went wrong in their lives and for Harry a lot went wrong.
Yes, I have “worked” on myself for decades. Struggling with relationships and trying to find my life’s passion, I sought out every healing technique available to get me to my goals faster and easier. The harder I tried to fix myself, the more I uncovered that was dysfunctional about me. Instead of feeling empowered and strong, I became more frustrated like I was never going to change.
An important thing to remember when going through a divorce is that feelings serve a purpose but are not fact. Feelings are based on our inner reality while facts are shared observations over time. It may be impossible to completely separate thought from emotion but humans can see things subjectively (emotion) and objectively (mind). It is an amazing ability.
Food fuels your body, and exercise keeps it fit, firm and ready. It’s obvious to say nutrition and fitness are important, but the real goal is to nourish and challenge your body efficiently and appropriately. Avoid wasting time in the gym and in your pantry by sidestepping these 12 common myths. Myth #1: You should eat carbohydrates before you exercise.
John Mayer was a recent guest on Ellen discussing his surprising interest in The Bachelor. Being a fan of the show since the infamous two season contestant Brad Womack he said he wouldn't actually want to be the bachelor but rather meet the producers! He was spot on in saying that it's a "producers game" in that they have a very creative way of splicing the scenes and twisting words and actions.
Recently, a group of about 13 children at a high school in Dallas Fort Worth Texas were arrested in a sexting scandal. The officers involved said that in Texas, teenagers are charged with a misdemeanor for sexting. It is a much more serious issue in other states that can result in the youth being charged with a felony crime. Kids are then labeled sex offenders for an impulsive act that is common in many schools.
We can all agree it's important to teach our children to have a healthy self-esteem, to eat well, exercise often and love their bodies. The question is: how? Below are our experts' best tips for how to be a positive role model for your kids so that they grow up healthy, strong and confident about the way they look.
A break up with someone can be one of the most significant life events even if the parting was amicable and peaceful. Here are five strategies of how you can use the art of qi gong to buffer the pain, heal your spirit and move on to new relationships and experiences with joy. (1) Breathe More Deeply.
Most matchmaking services and internet dating sites are focused on the “numbers game” of dating and then eventually you’ll “Bag ‘em, Tag ‘em, and Take Home” the Right One (that’s a real quote from some of the popular dating advice out there). Here are some of my favorite quotes from random singles’ advice blogs:
Crime is a word we use to speak about one of the more negative aspects of our humanity — an action or omission that is considered to be shameful, wrong, or evil. These are attributes we all tend to want to avoid. For this particular investigation let's consider crime in a very broad way, crime at its most basic, the sorts of shameful or wrong actions or behaviors that might generate comments like, "the way she lied to him is a crime," or, “his behavior was so despicable, it's criminal.”