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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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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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Keeping Your Cool When You’re Behind The Wheel

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” ~ George Carlin Road ragers come in all ages and women can be as bad as men. Aggressive driving ranges from tailgating to running red lights. Road rage can be irrational and can become violent. Road rage accounts for about one third of all crashes and about two thirds of resulting fatalities. If you answer yes to any of these questions or you know someone who would, then…

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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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