When Silence Isn’t Golden

Are you aware of and do you express your preferences? Doing so could affect the quality of your life and relationships. If we’re outspoken or driven, speaking up might come easy. If, however, we’re reticent, we deprive others and ourselves of something good. Being who...

Sensitive People

“You’re too sensitive.” If you’ve heard this from time to time you may be a person with qualities and challenges that other’s don’t have. Life for you can be very rich and meaningful and at times very hard. You have a capacity to absorb the nuances of life that bring...

Fatal Attractions

“I know the guy at work would only break my heart, but if he asks me out, I don’t know what I’ll do.”  This woman’s honesty prompts a question: Why are we attracted to things we know will harm us? More importantly, how do we protect ourselves from fatal attractions?...

Battle Fatigue

Fatigue makes cowards of us all –Vince Lombardi Life is filled with battles, and battles are exhausting, even when you are fighting for good. When fatigue sets in, we lose our spark and become vulnerable to discouragement. We can also become careless about choices we...

Real Change

If a chair fails to hold me up, I’m not going to trust that chair unless I know there’s been a change in its structural integrity. The same is true regarding trusting someone who has deeply hurt me. I can’t really trust that person until I know he or she has really...

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