Archive for the ‘Happiness’ Category

How to quickly regain a relationship with your father

Bridging the Gap How to quickly regain a relationship with your father This Sunday is Father’s Day and for many it’s the same thing every year, a barbeque, taking dad to dinner, golf, and/or buying a necktie and cologne.  However, for many, Father’s Day means something entirely different.  Many people are trying to reconnect with […]

How to excel in every aspect of your life by being authentic.

Dedicated to YOU! How to excel in every aspect of your life by being authentic.   Chapter six, Be yourself and by the way, who are you, of Live Your True Life, addresses the all-important concept of self.  You…  Who are you? When you know who you are, you act accordingly.  When you don’t understand […]

Don’t be an observer; propel your life forward by being mindful.

Don’t be an observer; propel your life forward by being mindful.   Take a moment to observe what you are doing this very minute.  You are reading this blog and what else?  Are you reading, are you thinking about getting the car repaired, picking up the kids from school, yesterdays office meeting that placed more […]

How to find REAL friends Part 1: Positive and Supportive Friends

How to find REAL friends Part 1:  *Positive and Supportive Friends How to know if you are surrounded with positive people.   What kind of people are you surrounded by on a daily basis?  Do you ever look around and take inventory of the people you spend time with, live around, and mingle with?  It’s […]

How to find REAL friends Part 2: Giving Friends

  How to find REAL friends Part 2: *Giving Friends How to know if you are surrounded with giving people   After doing the positive/negative inventory on the people we allow the closest to us, next we determine the givers versus the takers. Finding giving friends are just as important as finding the positive lifting […]

How to find REAL friends Part 3: Healthy and Growing Friends

How to find REAL friends Part 3: Healthy and Growing Friends How to know if you are surrounded with growing and healthy people   After you have completed the positive/negative inventory and you have determined who are the givers and the takers, the last step for now is to be sure that you are in […]

Do you know yourself?

We as humans and individuals of unique skills and talents are always aiming to know ourselves better.  For the most part, we are born into a family and raised by adults/parents that take care of us, feed us, educate us, and help us grow to be productive members of society.  Our parents/guardians raised us using […]

Confrontation versus Avoidance: Being Authentic and Pro-Active

Most people don’t like confrontation.  The thought of having to confront another individual causes anticipation, stress, and nervousness.  There is a tendency to question one’s self prior to confronting another individual.  We question our self prior to confrontation to be sure we aren’t part of the problem and it’s also another strategy to putting off […]

Confrontation versus Avoidance: Being Authentic and Pro-Active (part 2)

Across the board, if we deal with the problem situation at the beginning of the problem, confrontation would not be needed, unless the problem continues.  By waiting, we hold hurt feelings and unanswered questions inside which causes internal chaos and disbelieve that usually caused a bigger divide between you and the other person leading up […]

Effective Communication: Are You in a Holding Pattern?

Are you in a holding pattern? Your individual life journey differs from all other’s life journey.  This life journey of yours is individual and unique to you.  Everything about us as an individual is unique.  The way we think, the way we speak, the way we breathe, the way we love, and the way we […]