Your thoughts affect your mood, and how you relate to yourself can either lift or dampen your spirit
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.
What one of America's greatest female cinema film legends, Audrey Hepburn, had to say about life.
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.
With her faith in humanity hanging in the balance this writer reaches out to the kindest of people.
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
Discover what weakness really is and how to acquire the strength to be kind and gentle.
"Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution."
Over the 42 years that I have been counseling individuals and couples, I have heard countless times:
Marriage offers many advantages. A healthy heart is just one!
It takes more than just saying "I do" to reap the health benefits of marriage. You need to work at keeping your marriage strong. Below are ideas to help you keep your marriage — and your heart — healthy.
Spreading kindness is the best way to be happy; here's how to do that.
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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
Facing multiple tragedies, a friend comes to care for herself as much as she has cared for others.
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.
If your words tend to be critical rather than confidence building,you will want to read this article
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
Did you have a be-there Dad? If not, were you able to turn to a grandfather or uncle for advice?
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.