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Do You Tend To Fly Off The Handle

“When angry, count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” ~ Thomas Jefferson Do you tend to fly off the handle: – say things in the heat of the moment that you later regret? – lash out at the people that you care about? – display behavior that seems out of your control? – yell, scream or snap at people when something isn’t being done exactly how you want it? – intentionally do things just to get the other person upset? – have you ever…

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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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Clues Relationship May Be In Trouble

“I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” ~Rita Rudner 1) You No Longer Have Anything In Common. Do you and your partner live separate lives? Do you attend social functions together but don’t interact? Do you spend hours together but rarely talk about anything meaning? 2) Never Compliment Each Other. When is the last time you told your wife she is beautiful? That your husband is handsome? Do you ever acknowledge their hard work…

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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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Bad Habits Of Negative People

“Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes and the rest of us have to be the other people.” ~ Zig Ziglar The only way to subdue a habit is to replace it with another habit. Here are 15 bad habits of negative people that can drain you of your peace, happiness and potential for success and some suggestions on how to reverse the consequences of bad habits: 1) Not Knowing When To Shut Up. Not everybody wants to hear your opinions, grumblings and complaining. Think before you speak. Be…

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Developing Strong Character

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” ~ Billy Graham 1) No Overnight Sensations. Character is not achieved quickly. It is the result of persistent action over time. Character is developed by saying and doing the right things all the time. People will come to trust you because you have established a pattern of keeping the best interests of others in mind. “Knowledge will give you power, but character, respect.” ~ Bruce Lee 2) Could You…

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