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Person to Person: Being too optimistic can work against you

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Have you ever stayed in a bad job or a bad relationship way too long? Maybe you feel so optimistic that things will eventually change, you don't run when you should.

You know how this goes. You're one of those people who always looks on the bright side. You convince yourself that if you keep on smiling, things will start to ease up.

For ...Read more

Person to Person: Make time, don't 'find' time, for your relationships

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you wish you could make more time for family, friends, or new acquaintances?

After all, we all must invest quality time to make relationships work.

When we have to choose whether to spend time with people, do more work or take care of personal responsibilities, we can feel torn.

There doesn't seem to be enough time for everything.

Time is...Read more

Person to Person: Money scammers can destroy relationships, lives

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Have you experienced any type of theft concerning your bank account or business? If so, it might have hurt you in many ways, along with your family.

For example, a beauty products company with a vendor cart in a mall illegally extracted $3,500 out of our friend's credit card account. This was two weeks before Christmas last year. Our friend's...Read more

Person to Person: Do you recognize your breaking point?

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Are you pushing to help your family and friends, keep up at work, and pay your bills on time? If so, you're living like most people. You're driving yourself hard, but you're hanging in there.

But what if the treadmill you're on keeps moving faster? Would you recognize the signs if you were near the breaking point?

Trying to do too much will ...Read more

Person to Person: Steps to become that take-charge person

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you know people who manage to stay calm in a crisis and solve tough problems? All of us tend to lean on these types of people, because they don't freak out under pressure.

However, to become mature and stable, any of us will have to work at it. Most of us aren't typically born with great problem-solving instincts.

Any teenager or young ...Read more

Person to Person: Breaking big problems into bite-sized pieces

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you have giant problems looming over you? If so, you may be in panic mode.

Situations that can really rock anyone's boat will include: losing one's home in a fire or flood, having an adult child with grandchildren move back into the nest, getting fired, being in a bad accident and coping with anything adversely affecting your health, ...Read more

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