Odds are you have friends with different political beliefs than you. Under most circumstances that's a really good thing. However, this is an election year and a pretty bizarre one at that. Surviving the election is possible, but it will take a little effort if you want to remain friendly after the election is over.
Getting along with your ex isn't always necessary. Most of the time you can part ways and rarely see one another again. If you have children with an ex, it's a different story. You're going to have to find a way to get along with your ex to raise your children together. No matter how much
We've all been there at least once - the dreaded breakup. Getting back on track after a breakup can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be impossible. Breaking up with a love partner can be one of the most painful experiences any of us will go through in our lives. While not exactly a
If your life is stressful (and whose isn't), you'll be happy to learn that journaling can reduce stress and actually pave the way to health. The power of journaling has been known since we first started writing. It has only been in this digital age where we have gotten away from taking pen to paper.
Transitioning is a favorite topic of mine. Whether you're transitioning from high school to college, from a state of marriage to divorce, or from a career to retirement, our lives are in constant transition. Thankfully, many of these transitions take place over long periods of time. And yet many of them, especially while we are
(Source: Liveanddare.com) We've all heard it before, meditation is good for the body, mind and soul. Taking just 20 minutes a day to practice any form of meditation can have many positive effects on a person. We know there are many benefits of meditation, but what are they and how do you start
Infidelity in a marriage can be a horribly devastating thing to experience. It can knock you off your feet and you may feel as though you will never recover. Of course you will and if you and your spouse work hard your marriage can too. Not all marriages can survive infidelity, it takes both partners
The natural order of things is that a parent will die before the child. It is to be expected especially if the parents has led a full and long life. Even in the most unexpected circumstances, we expect to lay our parents to rest. Even as we help them through the final stages of their
You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family. If you come from a larger family, there's a good chance that one of your siblings drives you crazy. In fact, unless you're an only child there's a good chance that your sibling drives you crazy at one time or another. Even with the
If you're not happy, it's time to make some changes. Happiness is not a given. None of us are promised happiness and yet many of us are surprised to realize that if they want to be happy they have to make some difficult changes. Of course not all of them need be hard, but as