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Is Anxiety Making Your World Smaller?

“If you continually shun any stress, you become comfortable with fewer and fewer experiences.”~ David Viscott If anxiety isn’t effectively managed; it will eventually take control of your life. I was talking with my friend and colleague, Robert Woodward, who also specializes in the treatment of stress and anxiety and asked him how he identifies anxiety in his clients. Here are his top 5 behaviors that occur to set you up for added anxiety in your life and I will follow with strategies to fix those areas. 5 Red Flags…

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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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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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How To Be A Great Wife

How To Be A Great Wife ~ 7 Secrets That Will Have Your Husband Kissing The Ground You Walk On “Behind Every Successful Man Is A Great Woman!” ~ Author Unknown 1) Build Him Up As Your Protector. Do you believe in your husband? Do you make him feel strong by the words that you speak or do you tear him down and make him feel weak? Do you follow his lead or do you crack the whip and expect him to follow your every command? Men always know whether…

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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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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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