The end of this school year is upon us, and the pleasures of summer await. Yet, summer fun is often thwarted with constant decision making, kid’s complaints, power struggles, tantrums, and battles. Such challenges often turn potential pleasure into sources
No doubt. Tough times. And for many, very, very tough times. When living on very little, having nothing now is the difference between eating and not eating. I drove by a recycling center this week. It was cold and rainy.
Have you noticed your brain is habitually asking questions? It happens automatically and goes on constantly throughout the day. For many, the questions generated during smooth times are torturous enough to cause stress, anxiety, anger, and even depression. But look
Previously, I introduced three daily commitments I have resolved to practice this year. I am sharing them as the ‘daily three.’ Today I expand upon these commitments and the role they play in flourishing. The Daily Three 1. Forgiveness of
We often begin a new year by focusing upon the struggles, upsets, and pain sources we want to eliminate in the future. In a sense, this is eminently understandable. Yet, if we’re going to flourish and experience our best life,
As you read the title, some of you might think I am about to suggest a radical decision, such as a vacation in tropical paradise leaving the crazy relatives to their own demise…or perhaps the purchase of an extra special
Many of us grew up with pets, and enjoy the relationship and feelings that a pet can bring to the home. Now, as adults, we may have brought a pet into the family, or perhaps are considering a family pet.
Mistaken Conclusions About COVID, Your Child, And How to Turn This Around The topic on everyone’s mind is COVID and the impact that this is having on our lives. For many, these times provide challenges on many levels. For our
The impact of the current circumstances, combined with the unknowns about the future, has had an impact on our underlying state of fear and anxiety. Initial studies are not surprising as all, suggesting that many Americans deeply feel the impact
Five obstacles to enjoying this moment and then the next and the next…