Who Are You To Want A Big, Meaningful Life?

I guess this post is kind of part two of my previous post, “Making A Difference”. If you’re making a difference in this world, you should feel that your life has meaning. So, my answer to the question Who are you to want a big, meaningful life? is, I deserve to have a big, meaningful … Read more

Relationship Tune-Up

How do I begin? I guess I can start with the point (I believe) that most couples, especially if they have been together for a long period of time, may need a relationship tune-up. It could mean seeing a marriage counselor, joining a couples group, or reading self-help books. It could be all of these. … Read more

Gratitude

Whenever I feel down or stressed, I find that focusing on being thankful for all I have rather than focusing on what I don’t have always lifts my spirit. Having an attitude of gratitude can sometimes be challenging but it does help. I know that feeling and being grateful helps to change my perspective on … Read more

Perfect Just The Way You Are Now

There are a couple of things that I’ve tried to impart to my daughters. One is to always pay attention to and follow your intuition. Walk away from anything that gives you a bad vibe. Another is to be responsible for yourself and for those around you. Something else I would like to and should … Read more

Fair Weathered Friendships

Have you ever experienced knowing fair weathered friends? You know, friends who support others only when it is easy and convenient to do so. Or friends who would act like they want to hang out but never invite you to do anything and if you invite them to do something they will only do it … Read more

From Puberty to Menopause….What Happened?

(update 9/18/20 — additional link from verywellhealth.com) When you’re a young teen and female life seems unbearable. Your hormones are raging, your body is changing, you start menstruating, and pimples seem to be popping out everywhere. And with all that and more going on you also try to make yourself presentable to someone that you … Read more

My Spirituality

Spirituality has been defined as “the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things”. And modern spirituality is defined as being centered on the “deepest values and meanings by which people live”. It embraces the idea of an ultimate or an alleged immaterial reality. It envisions … Read more

Procrastination

Okay, I must admit that I’m procrastinating right now because I’m thinking of all the things I would rather do instead of writing this particular blog post. I’m even thinking that I would rather write an easier blog post (about something entirely different) before finishing this one. And I think I need to turn off … Read more