We tend to feel terrible when those we care about are sad. We want to comfort and soothe them, yet simultaneously fix their problems and take away their pain.
We seem to be rather uncomfortable with sadness, whether it is our own personal suffering or the suffering of others. Continue reading “Hello sadness, my dear friend.”
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” —Paulo Coelho
A solid, healthy relationship starts with you.
Read my latest on the Elephant Journal.
May this be of benefit to those struggling with a relationship or considering a life partner. ❤️
“I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” – Wendell Wilkie
“The essence of America — that which really unites us — is not ethnicity, or nationality, or religion. It is an idea — and what an idea it is: that you can come from humble circumstances and do great things. That it doesn’t matter where you come from, but where you are going.” – Condoleeza Rice
Everywhere we turn these days, people are fighting. From minor disagreements online to full blow separations, cutting others out of our lives because we don’t see eye to eye.
There are definitely times when this is warranted. When we are repeatedly disrespected, disregarded and walked on like a doormat. When it is a matter of neglect, abuse or being taken advantage of, we know that parting ways is what’s needed for our mental health and peace of mind. Sometimes ties need to be cut and bridges burned to break toxic cycles and move on.
Continue reading “Is the need to control negatively impacting your life? Three simple tips to help you let go.”
“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.” – John F. Kennedy
As we embark upon the July Fourth holiday weekend, I am reminded of what this time means to me.
I spent many years volunteering for the USO and the Fourth of July was filled with activities to not only celebrate the birthday of our country, but to honor and thank our service men and women – and their families.
Continue reading “Happy Birthday, America.”
“Let this new month bring great miracles, new adventures, incredible breakthroughs, new visions & greater blessings for you & your beloved ones.” – Rajesh Goyal
Today is Canada Day! Happy Canada day to all my readers and friends!
Learn more about the origin and history of this commemorative day here.