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Person to Person: Why it's difficult to report scoundrels

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Is your personal life, neighborhood safety, child's school safety, or workplace under siege by an unscrupulous person?

Maybe there's a bully, a thief, or a sexual pervert lurking on the horizon.

So, is it easy to call for help? The answer is no. Likely, you and you alone will have to take charge. Many authority figures will dive under a rock ...Read more

Person to Person: Why people-fixing won't work

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you know any people who need to change? Maybe your nephew is drinking too much, or your husband is addicted to fatty foods.

Wouldn't it be nice if you could shape up some of your co-workers? Or, what about your in-laws who resemble outlaws?

The truth is, you'll have more luck in improving your own life if you try to fix a situation instead ...Read more

Person to Person: Why emotional maturity helps relationships

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Is there a lot of tension in your relationships? It's a fact that other people can drive us a little crazy; however, the only control we have is to take control of ourselves.

We all need to become more emotionally mature.

This means we will set boundaries with others, steer them to productive behaviors, and reach out for help if the going gets...Read more

Person to Person: Unchecked frustrations can lead to violence

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

All of us will deal with some type of violence at some point in our lives. The violence may be directed at us, or it might be inflicted upon people we care about.

As a society, the question we face is: How can violence be prevented?

It's pretty difficult to press rewind, in order to figure out what went wrong, when someone has assaulted a ...Read more

Person to Person: Put worry in time slots to control stress

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Are you walking around in a daze about worry you can't fix? You might worry morning, noon and night.

Worry can feel like a dead weight in your heart or your stomach. You can't talk it away, ignore it or wave a magic wand to fix it.

You might have money problems, health problems, or relationship problems. Or, you might be struggling with ...Read more

Person to Person: Feed others positive language to boost relationships

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Have you ever stopped to consider that people either feed you or drain you? We all know people who boost our spirits up, while others drag us into a ditch.

Most of us think of our relationships in these terms: We like to be around people who make us feel good. We hope, no one, in his right mind, would gravitate to people who dish out bad ...Read more

 
 

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