RESET AND LETTING GO OF OUR EMOTIONAL DRAINS

We are in the beginning of the new year and it’s time to take stock and set our intentions for the upcoming year.  A side note, we can only succeed in this new year if we do a “reset” and “re-energize”. This past year was filled with so many different types of challenges which created frustration, fear, anger, sadness to …

What Not to Do When Life is Hard

When life is hard there are some things you can do to help yourself and manage your own circumstance. Don’t fall into blaming The first thing we typically do when something goes wrong is to blame. We blame others or ourselves, depending on the situation but blaming does no good whatsoever. It’s a waste of energy and keeps us focused …

WHAT IS HOPE AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

Hope is one of those things that people don’t always understand well, though oddly enough, we all need it to live a happy, healthy life. After all, hope is what helps you see your situation and then shows you the way out. What is hope? According to the dictionary, hope is “a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain …

Using Humor to Resolve Conflict in Your Relationship

The conflict has been brewing all day. The combatants are at crisis point, and it feels like that everyone is holding their collective breath waiting to see what happens next. At this point, they’re ready for bloodshed, or at the very least, some very strong words. The last thing they expect is for one of the key players in the …