A couple of years ago, I really got it about how not living my truth was causing me stress and negatively impacting my life. I began a very busy job that was both exciting and fulfilling. I was excited about all the opportunities that presented themselves for me in this position. As I became more immersed in the work, I had several ideas about how this position could grow and evolve. I used my creativity and determination to try and bring about all that I believed was possible. It was a challenging time.
Do you procrastinate and often find a myriad of excuses as to why you have not got things done? Do you feel overwhelmed with the many things you have on your “to do” list and wonder how you will ever get started doing them let alone get them all done. Many people blame a lack of time as the reason why they do not get things completed on their list. Granted, time is precious and there are many demands on all of us. However, sometimes the size of the list can often be the biggest reason why people do not get things done.
In 1974, Dr. Virginia Satir presented the concept of mirroring in her groundbreaking book, "Conjoint Family Therapy." In 1975 Dr. Thomas Gordon wrote a best-selling book called "Parent Effectiveness Training." In the book he taught parents to "active listen," which means to reflect back to the speaker the feelings and information they are trying to convey.
By Author Tom Watson for GalTime.com Advocate Reveals Ways to Be A Better Father in Trying Times Tom Watson knows what it's like not to have time to spend with his family. "My wife and my sons would ask me to come and spend time with them and I would often use the line 'We'll see' or 'Maybe later' as a way of answering them and then I would head to my office to carry on with my work.
How often have you heard the phrase opposites attract? This principle is based on the idea that we are attracted to other people not because they are similar to us, but because they possess certain talents, skills, and qualities we lack. When we are fascinated with someone, we often hope that their strengths and talents will become our own, on an unconscious level we want to possess those qualities that we lack.
We all make mistakes in our relationship from time to time. They can range in severity from forgetting to take out the trash to lying about using the nearly maxed out credit card or from spacing out your anniversary to having an online affair. When you're in a love relationship or marriage, both of you will periodically say or do the “wrong” thing.
Singles Warehouse the US Singles Dating and UK Singles Dating Site asks the question - when should you tell your date that you have kids? When should you tell your date you have kids? In a word yes! If you have kids, then at the very first opportunity you should let your online dating world know, preferably before your first date.
Marrying your partner means marrying your partner’s money personality – a characteristic that affects much more in your life than you might think. Your money personalities affect decisions such as choosing breakfast cereals, picking destinations for Friday night dates, and deciding what a “vacation” means.
Life doesn't unfold in consecutive and determined chunks of time that you can plan and schedule. Life happens as it happens.
Our brains are designed to focus on what is wrong. It does so in order to keep us safe—in other words, our focus on possible dangers is what keeps us alive. Unfortunately, this design mechanism does not necessarily serve our relationships. Many of the things we recognize as “wrong” in the people we love are simply misinterpreted actions based on our past experiences with others.