We've all heard the phrase that "happiness is a state of mind."
Most of us can buy into this theory until we start to absorb the daily news and the sad personal news of our friends and family. On top of this, we can feel pressured by holiday shopping stress, money problems, career pressures, and the need to clean our homes.
"For every positive...Read more
Have you ever quarreled with someone on your street? Maybe a neighbor's dog aggravated you or someone down the block side-swiped your new car.
Let's say, for the sake of argument, that you can't prove your case. No one believes your dog story and no one else saw your car get slammed. Preserving your sanity and some of your relationships might ...Read more
During the early days of women seeking more equality, people were listening closely to national figures such as Gloria Steinem and Phyllis Schlafly debate the issues. This was the early 70s, a long time ago.
Gloria was pushing for change, as she spoke nationally about women's needs and co-founded Ms. Magazine. But Phyllis, an attorney, and ...Read more
As we all learn more coping skills for relationship problems, our society seems to keep creating new craziness. People caught up in everything from financial problems to love triangles to drug issues are adding complex pain to our world.
Landlords across America say their tenants are experiencing more stress, so the tenants are acting out their...Read more
Do you ever wonder why certain individuals crash and have a mental breakdown? They might commit a crime such as robbery, commit suicide, or commit a mass shooting. They are human, so upon taking a closer look, we might wonder: Are they really any different from the rest of us? What changed in their emotions and flipped a switch?
Any of us can ...Read more
Are you caught up in a divorce, property dispute, or conflict over job issues at work?
If so, your situation will always include "relationship" issues. You have to deal with real people in the midst of the madness.
We live in a world where neighbors, lovers, tenants, landlords, teachers, and business professionals will send some heavy-duty ...Read more