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January 2016 Archives

We all have occasional bad thoughts during the day. That is natural.  We are human beings.  We are fallible.  We all have areas of weakness.  Some of us are prone to angry thoughts.  Others fall prey to self-pity.  My weakness […]

One of the biggest challenges we face is to stay fully engaged in life. That means living life with gusto.  When we are fully engaged, if we cook a meal, we prepare something interesting.  We don’t just grab a can […]

It is impossible to go through life without experiencing some insults, indignities and offenses. Some are worse than others, and no one goes through life unscathed.  The question is, “When we, or one of our loved ones, are hurt, who […]

You cannot be happy, meet your responsibilities and have good relationships with other people, if you don’t take care of yourself. If that concept is obvious to you, and if self-care is second nature to you, feel free not to […]

We all know that money doesn’t buy happiness. If money bought happiness, there wouldn’t be so many wealthy people in the world who are unhappy, in therapy and making poor choices.  Significantly, it isn’t their money that makes them unhappy.  […]

The interesting thing about life is that we all start out with a body and a brain. From there, we have some variety in our experiences.  We may be placed with parents who love us or who abuse us.  They […]

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say: I used everything you gave me.” – Erma Bombeck I love that […]

We all seek to have three things in life. First, we want financial security.  We want to be able to pay our bills with ease, provide a nice life for our families and have a little money left over to […]