Category Archives: Attitude

Relationship Help: Does That Person Who Irritates You, Have a Purpose?

Do you have a family member, boss or co-worker  or maybe even a friend who irritates you by pointing out some shortcoming in your life more than once? Like sisters often do, my sister and I share freely with each … Continue reading

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Communication Skills: The Healing Power of Kind Words

Have you ever had anyone speak kind words to you? Hopefully, we can all say yes! How did they make you feel? Good of course! We feel encouraged, refreshed, comforted, loved and cared for when someone is kind to us. There is … Continue reading

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Relationship Help: How to Handle Relationship Mistakes

Have you ever blown it in the way you handled a relationship or a relationship situation? Maybe you you were not as considerate or as kind as you would like. Maybe you made a  mistake that caused hurt to the other person … Continue reading

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Building Trust in Relationships: What Helps Someone Depend on You?

Have you ever depended on someone who said they would be at a certain place at a designated time and they never show up? Or have you relied on someone who says they will help you when you truly need … Continue reading

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How to Find Joy in Hard Times

Last Saturday, I woke up to rain outside and rain in my heart due to some hard life circumstances. In addition to that, my throat was sore and my head pounded. I had promised to take my newly adopted teenage … Continue reading

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What Will Sustain You in Difficult Times?

What is important to you in life? Are your relationships important to you? Do you nurture them to make them strong?  A long term friend faces an end of life diagnosis. As she faces death, she teaches me how to … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution: Do You Walk on Eggshells Around Certain People?

Do you feel like you are walking on eggshells around some people? This post will give you some tips and insights how to respond to the person that will empower you.
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Conflict Resolution: What Do You Do When Someone is Controlling?

Everyone likes to be in control or feel in control of their lives. However, some people are more controlling than others. How do you handle someone who insists on their way? Sue* has a cousin, Dick* who she thinks is … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution: How Do You Handle Relationship Mistakes?

Have you made a mistake in your relationship communication? Maybe you lost your temper or said things you wish you had not said. Maybe you’ve made decisions that damaged the relationship. What do you do now? 7       Tips on How to Handle Your … Continue reading

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Relationships: Can You Appreciate Differences in Gifts and Abilities?

“Mom, I did a better job than you in organizing the food.” “You sure did Michael,” I opened the pantry and observed all the food and cans neatly lined up. “You are such a great organizer and a good helper. … Continue reading

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