4 Sayings To Live (And Love) By
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4 Sayings To Live (And Love) By

You know by now your grandmother was right about a lot more than you once gave her credit for. Some of those old sayings were never more true than they are now, and can help us to live and love with much more kindness. 1. Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You

Dr. Romance on Gratitude, Kindness and Happiness
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Dr. Romance on Gratitude, Kindness and Happiness

Dr. Romance writes:   The founding fathers of our country saw the “pursuit of happiness” as an inalienable right – so important they embedded it in the DNA of the United States of America, by writing it into the Preamble to the Constitution. It was a profoundly new idea at the time. With it, they set wheels in motion that have been turning ever since. As a nation, we enshrined our gratitude for the blessings of our lives by creating a national day of Thanksgiving, which President Franklin D.

7 Life Lessons Inspired By Audrey Hepburn
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7 Life Lessons Inspired By Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn is one of the greatest female screen legends of all time and an eternal fashion icon. Who can ever forget, Sabrina, Eliza Doolittle singing “I Could Have Danced All Night,” and the elegant little black dress made famous by Holly Golightly in Breakfast At Tiffany’s? Along with her glorious film career, in 1992 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in impoverished countries and populations, notably in Asia, Africa and South America.

On Internet Trolls and the Kindness of Readers
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On Internet Trolls and the Kindness of Readers

Social media has been a wonderful way to bring people together, reconnect with former classmates, brag about your children and share more information than most people are actually interested in.  I’m typically quite entertained by Facebook posts or tweets from clever, funny people.  Unfortunately, social media also attracts many who use it as a place to bully, demean, argue, rant, complain, swear, and generally work to make the rest of us miserable.  I’ve wisely hid or unfriended these people yet periodi

Dr. Romance Video: On Spreading Kindness
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Dr. Romance Video: On Spreading Kindness

(If video doesn't load, click here.)   Kindness is the lubrication for life, love and relationships. When you spread kindness, it comes back in many ways, and it’s the foundation of happiness.  "Dr. Romance" shows how kindness works and why it’s important to learn to live kindly, even in today’s cynical age. Dr. Romance on spreading kindness

The Day Cancer Came in the Mail
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The Day Cancer Came in the Mail

  I love getting mail, the real kind you don’t have to print out.  The kind you have to get out of your chair for.  So I was excited to see my friend’s return address in the pile, and it wasn’t just because the envelope didn’t hold a bill.

Encouraging Words To Build Confidence (EXPERT)
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Encouraging Words To Build Confidence (EXPERT)

Words can hurt or heal. Choose the words you say so your voice will be one of encouragement and praise, rather than demeaning and negative. Change the way you talk to others, and change their lives and yours. Empower those you incounter with encouraging words and phrases. I want to share a story with you about why I am so driven to teach, guide and mentor parents, coaches, counselors, police, teachers and other adults who are in a position to work with young people. Tell Me The Words To Say

Dads, Grandpas and Uncles - Kids Need Male Role Models(EXPERT)
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Dads, Grandpas and Uncles - Kids Need Male Role Models(EXPERT)

Dad, Grandpa or Uncle- Kids Need a Good Male Role Model Your father (hopefully) was your first role model as a strong and caring male. No matter how old or smart you get, there is a longing in your heart to call out and be heard by your be-there dad. If you did not have that treasure in your home, you may have had to learn the characteristics of an emotionally healthy male by watching and interacting with others.

Boundaries For Respect in Relationships (EXPERT)
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Boundaries For Respect in Relationships (EXPERT)

Do you have to like or love someone to be considerate, kind and courteous? The answer to that question is simply- No. You can be respectful without agreeing with, or even liking another person. One reason this is such a vital life skill for our children, is for the rest of their lives they will need to interact with, work with and deal with people they may feel are unpleasant. At a young age we begin to establish our own boundaries.