First of all, when has this ever been a bad idea? In all seriousness though, it doesn’t seem to matter what night of the week it is, but being newly alone after a separation or divorce is, well…lonely. Being alone when you have been used to being with your ex or with your ex and the kids as a family is a huge adjustment. You are now alone and isolated probably more of the time than you would like to be.
Have you heard this joke? "Do you know the name of the 12-Step program for people who talk too much? On and On Anonymous!" You might not find it funny if you are an incessant talker, or if you find yourself feeling trapped with someone who is going on and on…and on. If You Have A Talking Addiction…
In society, Christmas begins earlier and earlier. In fact, it often starts before Advent even begins. In religious tradition, it actually starts on Christmas day and continues to be observed for twelve days until Epiphany (January 6th). This is also a time when children are often off from school which can lead to added stress in families. Here are twelve video clips that you can watch with your children during this time. As you do, you and your child(ren) will explore different aspects of the Christian meaning behin
Hanukkah (or Chanukah or one of many other spellings) is a Jewish festival that comes around the time of Christmas. Many people know it for the progressive lighting of the candles on its nine branched menorah, for latkes or potato pancakes, for gift giving, for singing and for dreidels.
Diwali is an unusual religious celebration in that it is a festival for Sikhs, Hindus, Jains and some Buddhists. Each of these religions has their own particular take on the festival. This holiday is characterized as the festival of lights. The light is to welcome and guide the richness and wealth into their lives for the new time that will come. The light is also part of closing out old books, including t
Have many of your dates amounted to nothing? If you are dating today, probably! Sometimes, it seem like a waste of time and energy? For sure. And yet, you have to date to meet someone worth meeting, right? Even though you are enjoying the freedom and fun of single life and are not nescessarily in a rush to find a long term partner, you still want to date quality people and have a satisfying love life.
Spirituality has been linked to mental health by a number of studies including one from the University of Missouri. While this study focused on how spirituality was linked to individual mental health, increased spirituality also helps in the area of forgiveness in couples.
Have you ever heard the sound of the shofar? Its sounds is one that you would remember, whether the short blasts or the longer sustained blast that goes on over many seconds. This ram’s horn sounds one hundred notes a day during Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year.
When you have become emotionally close to another person, you have become more vulnerable. This vulnerability opens the doors for that person to do things that really hurt, which often comes out when conflicts arise. At the same time, you can develop higher expectations about what the other person does and how they should act towards you. This also can lead to unfulfilled expectations which could result in resentment or even anger, even without the other person knowing that they have done something to hurt you.
Mastering the Art of Feeling Good Intro Series: Part-5 Haven't we all spent most of our lives seeking love? More specifically, seeking the love from those we want it from, in the ways we want to get it from them? Or maybe you've searched high and low for that One Special Love Relationship in your life that you hope will make your life forever complete.
Your friend texts you about their frustrating day, your taxes have to be filed, the radio spouts news of another disaster somewhere, and you still haven’t taken your car in for its oil change. With the wonders of technology and high-speed interaction between us all, we’re finding it more and more difficult to keep our mental machinery chugging away at optimum performance. What you need is scheduled maintenance.
Please read Part 1 of this article, if you haven't already (and you may like to reread it if you read it awhile ago). Okay. Ready? So, what do we do, once we realize that "health care" and "health insurance" as commonly defined are really nothing of the sort? How can we actually care for and ensure our health?
This is probably the most appropriate, most perfect subject we could ever examine on YourTango — a site so deeply devoted to sexuality and male-female relationships. Besides that, it's one of the most crucial and fundamental subjects to almost everyone on planet Earth. Most of us spend a lot of our time thinking about this in one way or another, and we realize that men and women generally have very different tendencies, different priorities, perceptions, ways of thinking, etc.