My idea for today's post came from a seminar I hosted last week called "Making Sense of Men." It was co-led by a trainer for PAX Programs International, which is in the business of educating women about men. If you haven't familiarized yourself with PAX, which is the brilliant work of Alison Armstrong, I can't recommend it enough. I attended my first course with them 10 years ago, and it was a life-changing experience.
By GalTime's Top Doc Stephanie Moore, MD Warning Sign #1 HEADACHES. Headaches are very important and should never be ignored. If they're irregular headaches, it could be simple like stress or poor posture or more serious like cancer, infection or sometimes just eye or dental related. But they should never be ignored.
When someone we love dies it can be seem impossible to adjust. Our minds do not truly understand how to accept the idea that someone exists one day and is gone the next, never to return. We can be confused or frustrated by our reactions and not know what is normal. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind to help you to get through it.
How many times have you asked your partner to put the cap on the toothpaste? Or put his dirty clothes in the laundry basket instead of on the floor? When our requests get blown off, we are often left with feelings frustrations that slowly push us to our wits' end. Before you jump to the conclusion that your partner doesn't care, is insensitive or is just plain lazy, give the following techniques a try!
Whether it's a new toy, a new game, a new outfit, or a new adventure, it seems kids never stop asking their parents for more. And who can blame them? Some studies have shown that children see more than 25,000 ads a year-and that's just on television. Add in the internet, product placement and the pressure to have the same stuff as their friends, and you've got kids who are bombarded with the message that they need more of everything.
When you're diabetic, it can feel like your entire life revolves around a disease ... l like no one understands the highs and lows or what it does to your body and your emotions. You think people assume you caused it yourself by being overweight. Meanwhile, you have to think about everything you eat, when you eat it and then what it's going to do to you ... and everyone else gets to do whatever they want! Have you ever just not wanted to check your blood sugar because you're tired and frustrated? After all, checking your sugars means piercing your fingers repeatedly. At the same time, you dread the reaction you're going to get from your doctorfor not following his/her instructions. Have you ever just wanted a break from your medication? You hate facing the scars on your stomach from your pump or your injections, but if you skip your meds, your sugar levels get out of control.
So, you've decided it's time to introduce your new man to the family. What better time than over the warm smell of pie, turkey and stuffing? Here's some tips on how to sidestep family quirks and prepare in advance for a successful Thanksgiving family introduction:
Let’s face it, all singletons are on a search to find their guardian soulmate and hang on to them. It’s part of the human condition, to seek out companionship and be happy. Hopefully your search will lead you to both enjoy a great life, but it’s important to remember that the journey to find someone special can be fun also. So what important questions should you be considering when searching for a lifetime partner? We’ve taken this opportunity to look at some of the top things that comes to find.
He began to weep. Not simply moist eyes or mild tears; he openly sobbed. When I asked what I said that had hurt him so badly, he replied, “I just realized I’m not a fool.” “What do you mean?” “All my family and every one of my friends scolded me for staying with her and trying to fix the marriage. They tell me I’m a fool. She cheated. With my best friend, she cheated. Lied, sneaked around, treated me like dirt.