2 Effective Tips For Understanding People

  Have you ever felt like criticizing someone? Giving them a piece of your mind? They are so "difficult" to deal with ... I recently spoke with someone who went through a very difficult time in her life. She suffered abuse, which on its own was terrible but also had to deal with the rejection and criticism which almost drove her to suicide. 10 years later, the story still bought tears to her eyes. The truth is none of us will ever ...
May 27th, 2017 / Julia B. Olayanju / 2 comments

4 Effective Ways To Deal With Difficult People

We all have those people in our lives. The ones who are just really difficult to love. They might have an annoying habit that grates our nerves. Or maybe they have a negative attitude all the time, or are never respectful of our time or space. Whatever reason you have for considering that person difficult, here are a few tips on how to love them anyway. Remember your own faults None of us like to admit that ...
May 21st, 2017 / Sara Galyon / 4 comments

Practical Strategies To A Strong Self-Esteem

The greatest place to be in life is to have peace inside and be content with who you are. Finding out your great worth and realizing there is not another YOU, is such a freeing discovery. Embracing your uniqueness, rather than focusing on your flaws can set you on a course for positive living. Not liking who you are and always comparing yourself to others is a miserable way to live. Of course we all have ...
May 13th, 2017 / Jerriann Savelle Newton / 3 comments

Ready, Set Goal!

  My son and I were driving in the car when he reached over and turned off the radio. He took a deep breath and said, "Mom I think I want to be an engineer when I grow up." I smiled and stated that he could be whatever he wants to be if he sets his mind to it. This conversation sparked the idea of how important it is for parents to not only encourage their children's passions ...
May 6th, 2017 / Jill Assalti / 0 comments

Practical Tips For Building A Blended Family

Merging families is tough work. My husband recently found himself the stepfather of two boys, and the parenting learning curve was steep for him. The US census reports that around 1300 new stepfamilies are forming each day. If you find yourself in a blended family situation maybe some of these tips can help you out. 1. People don't blend: I personally am not a fan of the name "blended family", as it implies you can throw a ...
April 30th, 2017 / Sara Galyon / 0 comments