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Person to Person: How to bridge gaps dividing all people

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you worry about the safety and security of our world? People seem to be clashing over many different issues these days.

For all of us, preserving a sense of community should be a top priority. We need to bring people together and forge strong connections.

Imagine for a moment that you live in a beautiful home worth two million dollars. But,...Read more

Person to Person: Could 'The Bully Police' idea help crime victims?

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Have you ever wondered why the criminals and bullies seem to be winning?

One reason is that society places too much time on their side. By the time they are confronted, it takes weeks or even years to bring them to justice.

"I feel helpless a lot of times," says a District Attorney General in the Northeast. "I've had people call my office ...Read more

Person to Person: Finding an authority figure can help solve your problems

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Are you experiencing a stressful situation with an abusive spouse, impossible tenant or a co-worker who's driving you crazy?

Sometimes in life, we run up against a problem that totally overwhelms us.

In these difficult situations, you have to keep looking until you find someone with power to help you -- a true authority figure.

For example, a...Read more

Person to Person: Cooling your emotions can help solve problems

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Has something or someone recently got you extremely upset? Maybe you are involved in a legal matter. Or, are you facing off with a bully of some type?

When we face a huge problem, we tend to let our emotions run away. We pace the floor and ponder how to strike back. We fantasize about how to straighten somebody out.

Cooling your emotions and ...Read more

Person to Person: Why people fixing won't work

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you feel drained by family drama? Do you fantasize about fine-tuning the brains of friends and co-workers?

If so, you're likely itching to fix people, making them exactly as you'd like them to be.

Maybe you want somebody to listen more and talk less. Or, do you wish someone would take on more responsibility? Another fantasy: maybe you would...Read more

Person to Person: Lying is a serious offense that can ruin lives

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you think telling lies, whether a little or a lot, isn't that big of a deal?

Well, that depends on the situation. A really hurtful lie is very much a criminal act against someone.

For example, consider a candidate who was running for mayor in a major city. We'll call him Jack. Jack's opponents wanted to kill his candidacy, so they told a ...Read more

 
 

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