I read a book the other day that made these suggestions and/or asked these questions of the reader: “Consider your circumstances Start small Have you taken full advantage of the opportunities offered to you? Are you working hard on
“Impression management is the psychopath’s favorite tool.” Not every Psychopath looks and acts like Hannibal Lecter and they won’t all eat you for dinner. But one thing that they do all have in common is a desire to manage your
What do Lee Rigby and Allison Parker have in common? I know this was a couple of years back, but when you give it some thought and consider the creation of our digital selves…it is turning out to be a
I can’t even remember how many times my mom talked to me about not taking things personally. Consider the source, she would say. I suspect that we all were given that kind of advice when we were kids.
We all recognize the importance of emotions and feelings. This goes for both negative and positive ones. When something negative happens, it is a good thing that our emotions alert us.
Grit and Resilience “It matters not how straight the gate How charged with punishment the scroll I am the master of my fate I am the captain of my soul.” —William Ernest Henley If you are the kind of
Poisonous relationships disturb life plans and introduce endless waves of exploitation and agony into an otherwise normal life. It’s not unusual for folks who have never been involved in this type of relationship to think that their partner might have
Gene Autry once sang a song, with the lyrics, “I got spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle…As I go ridin’ merrily along…” Now it is our mobile devices…phones and email alerts that go jingle jangle jingle…
Most people think that romantic love is associated with intense passion and passionate excitement. However, I have found that in our current fast-tracked society, calmness may be the new romantic excitement. “True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It
My father, a man raised in an era of plantation homes and a gentility long lost, a man who somehow managed to get smarter the older I grew. He said on more than one occasion, that the measure of a