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How To Avoid A Midlife Crisis

How To Avoid A Midlife Crisis “Whether a crisis breaks down your front door or slowly creeps into your life, a decision must be made to handle it or be handled. How will you respond? How will you recognize it? What tools do you have to deal with it? What first steps can you take today to strengthen your resolve to manage any crisis that comes at you?” ~ Tony Langstaff – Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist 1) Make A List Of Things You Will No Longer Do. If…

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Are You A Candidate For A Midlife Crisis

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” ~ Lucille Ball Do not let a midlife crisis creep on you. Here are the common signs to watch out for: 1. Are you unhappy in your relationship? Have you been distancing yourself emotionally and physically from your partner? 2. Do you often think about quitting your job and have frequent daydreams about how great retirement will be, even if you can’t afford to retire at this time? “Middle age is when everything starts…

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How To Be A Great Husband

9 Secrets That Will Make Your Wife Adore You “No man was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.” ~ Calvin Coolidge 1) Make Her Feel Special. This is a universal need of all women. Make your woman feel special. Make sure she feels like she is enough and that you desire only her. Treat her like a lady. Do things like getting the door for her, speak gently and spend time with her. Whether or not she is in your company,…

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Reduce Stress: Avoid Family Conflicts During the Holiday Season

There’s something about family get-togethers that can turn even the most confident senior executives into quiet underachievers, and seemingly “rational” individuals into petty bickerers. If you’re stressing out about meeting with family over the holidays, sure that your excited anticipation will turn into disappointed reality, there are some ways you can prevent such disappointment from happening. The key is to discover the negative behavior patterns you’re repeating, and learn to create “new, productive familiars,” “Holiday hell can be avoided if we just stop repeating the familiar,” The senior executive who…

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Strive To Make Your Christmas Spirit Last

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”   ~ Charles Dickens   We are better people at Christmas time. We act a little nicer and we share a little more. Here are 11 ideas to make this Christmas memorable and perhaps 11 ways you can make Christmas happen every day:   The Thought Does Count.  The holidays aren’t a competition to see who can give the best gift or who has the more decorated house. This type of thinking often paralyzes people into…

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Secrets of Great Relationships

“Great Relationships Do Not Just Happen. They Are The Result of Bold Decisions.” ~ Mark Webb 1) A great relationship requires effort and sacrifice. What you get out of it is the same degree you put into it. Don’t cut corners and try to be cheap in your efforts. Going the extra mile will bless you in uncountable ways. 2) Don’t talk bad about your partner behind their back. What they don’t know won’t hurt them but it will gradually destroy how you view your partner. Your friends will follow…

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Thoughts That Will Drive You Crazy!

Mindreading, Catastrophizing, and Five Other Thoughts That Will Drive You Crazy! “When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.” ― René Descartes Your thoughts have a direct influence on how you feel. If you have distorted thought processes, you will suffer needlessly with anxiety, anger, depression and low self-esteem. Here are seven distorted thinking patterns and how you can learn to think more rationally about yourself and your world: 1) Mindreading. Mind readers make assumptions about how other…

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10 Secrets Of Self Confidence

“When You Speak From Your Heart And Say The Words Your Soul Has Only Dared to Whisper, That’s When Miracles Happen.” ~ Unknown In Order To Be Self Confident, You Must: 1) Have A Vision Of A Better YOU. If you have the desire to improve your confidence, then start seeing yourself as the person you want to be. It is your responsibility to achieve your dreams. Use your imagination to come up with the optimal dream image of yourself. Be bold and creative. The limits are up to you….

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Helping Her Man From Losing His Temper

When doing these 8 things, a woman can stop the cycle of painful and needless arguments between herself and her man. Think of how nice it would be if these simple changes can help change the path of your relationship from bad to better. 1)    Don’t Stack Up The Complaints. Overwhelming a man is easy. Men tend to argue one point at a time and women seem to have an amazing ability with total grievance recall. A woman will surely win every argument if she stacks up her complaints. She…

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Bring Romance To Your Valentine’s Day

“The word ‘romance,’ according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.” ~Billy Graham 1.      Plan ahead:  Don’t buy gifts or flowers at the last minute; make dinner reservations now, long lines are aggravating and tend to kill the mood you’re trying to create.  It also makes the evening feel more special when you can walk right in and go to your table. 2.      Always get a card, better yet, make one yourself.  If you buy a card, get a blank one and…

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