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7 Steps To Living Your Dream

“Vision is the spectacular that inspires us to carry out the mundane.” —Chris Widener When we think about our dreams, it can be a pretty daunting thought. Will we succeed? Will we ever be happy and successful? It isn’t always that clean and easy, but those who achieve great things usually go through much of the same ...


The Power of Hope

Have you ever heard the phrase: “We have lost all hope?” “He/ She is beyond hope?” Well, in this day and age, having hope can be seen as naïve and almost impossible because of how difficult our surroundings are. Many people think that there is no point in being hopeful, but I am here to tell you that ...


Common Relationship Problems And How You Can Handle Them.

People are naturally inclined to form and to have close relationships. We find joy and satisfaction in them, but when they don’t work out it hurts though there is always a way of working around issues in a relationship before calling it quits.  Here are some of the common problems in relationships and how you ...


Letting Go Of The Disappointment Of A Broken Dream

We all have aspirations of attaining our dreams and goals. Sometimes things may not always go as planned or as we had hoped for. Maybe your partner has left you and you feel heartbroken or your new business has failed after working for so many years. Experiencing a broken dream in your life can make ...


The Power of Positive Thinking

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But “positive thinking” is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like “work ethic” or “persistence.” However, those views may be ...


Setting My Own Boundaries

Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and, really, a healthy life. Setting and sustaining boundaries is a skill. We might pick up pointers here and there from experience or through watching others. But for many of us, boundary-building is a relatively new concept and a challenging one. Boundary setting means keeping our loved ones happy, ...


Helping My Child Cope With Anger

Over the past couple of weeks, I found myself seeing more children than adults. Children in school seem to be having numerous challenges, and there has been a pattern with moms and dads finding their child very angry. Do you find your child lashing out? Are you having trouble communicating with your child during moments ...


Why Can’t I Rest?

Have you ever prayed for a quiet weekend, a time with no work and no obligations, but when the time comes you cannot relax? You have this thought in the back of your mind that says “You should be doing something” “Have you forgotten something” “You don’t deserve to rest”. In the end, you are either ...


High Functioning Anxiety

Despite being something very common in the world, with almost 1 in every 3 women presenting with these symptoms, high-functioning anxiety is not easily recognized. Many people are aware of what anxiety is; however, high functioning anxiety is less well known, and because it’s not an official diagnosis, “high-functioning” anxiety is something many people identify ...


When you seem to fail many times, you may actually be succeeding!

A lot of people will be writing about success this New Year’s season. When you work on a new goal, new business venture and new path, hardly anyone tells you about the amount of failure and rejection you could encounter alone the way. When trying something new, we search for signs that other people could be ...


Difficult Things to Overcome For A Smoother 2018

Wow! 2018 is here with a fierce vengeance! I am sure many of you agree with me, but time certainly is flying. Now, I am not one for New Year’s Resolutions; however, I do feel that I want to bring happy and calming things into my new year. That is why I encourage you to do ...


How To Start The Recovery Process Of Grief

Grief is a broad topic that covers many kinds of losses and an immeasurable range of emotions. Grief is the normal and natural reaction to: the loss of a loved one or a distressing experience such as divorce, losing a limb or being diagnosed with a serious disease. Bereavement is a period of grief and mourning after a death. ...