31 Good Things To Talk About With Anyone

31 things to talk about with anyone

Have you ever been in that uncomfortable situation at a party when you have no idea what to say to the person standing in front of you? You want to engage in conversation, if only to be polite, but you feel too shy, tongue-tied, or just at a complete loss for something intelligent to say….  Continue Reading

29 Fun Things To Do At Home

Fun Things To Do At Home

Are you stuck on auto-pilot? Do you cook the same dinners each night and watch the same Netflix shows over and over? If so, it’s time for a change. The same routine day in and day out can lead to boredom at best, or at worst, leave you worn out, drained and unfulfilled. While certain…  Continue Reading

13 Warning Signs Of A Self-Absorbed Partner

Self-Absorbed People

Picture this. You have been in a relationship for a few months, and you begin to notice your amazing new partner spends a lot of time talking about himself and his accomplishments. Your beautiful new girlfriend seems to look around every room she enters, waiting for heads to turn and approving looks to come her…  Continue Reading

31 Tips For Writing Your Book On Your Expertise

Writing A Book

So you are ready to write your book. You’ve made the decision to become a self-published author. The only problem is — you don’t know what the heck to write about. When you look on Amazon at all of the non-fiction books available, it’s completely overwhelming. Every topic seems glutted with multiple books, many that…  Continue Reading

50 Self-Care Ideas For Stressed Out People Pleasers

Self-Care Ideas

“In case of the loss of cabin pressure, put on your own oxygen mask first before assisting others.” If you fly on commercial planes, you’ve heard this statement from a flight attendant many times, instructing you to take care of your safety first so you have the ability to help someone else. This is necessary…  Continue Reading

40 Compelling Quotes About Life To Empower You

Quotes About Life

If you had to do it all over again, what would you do differently? How would your life look today if you’d made a different choice at all of the major (and minor) crossroads of your life? Often we look back over our lives with regrets or at least a certain amount of curiosity about…  Continue Reading

How To Get Over Someone You Love Who Has Left You

How to Get Over Someone

You’ve heard the old saying, “All good things must come to an end.” Sadly, if this saying applies to your love relationship, and you aren’t ready for that ending to come, it can be heartbreaking. Nothing prepares you for that emotional punch in the gut when your one and only announces it’s over, especially when…  Continue Reading

How To Cope With A Lack Of Empathy From Your Spouse

Lack of Empathy

Empathy is one of the defining characteristics of emotional intelligence. To have empathy, you must put yourself in another person’s shoes — to feel what they are feeling and seek to understand their perspective. You must be willing to step outside of your own needs and feelings in order to be present and engaged with…  Continue Reading

How to Make Friends: 10 Steps to Connect with Anyone

how to make friends

“Blessed are those who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one’s self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.” ~Thomas Hughes Our old friends are like comfortable blue jeans. They are worn…  Continue Reading

7 Steps To Find Yourself When You Feel Lost

Find Yourself

There was a period in my life when I felt completely lost. I had plenty of responsibilities and endless lists of things that had to be done. But none of these things afforded me any sense of purpose or prolonged joy. It seemed like I was on a treadmill, doing the same things every day…  Continue Reading

4 Essential Oils To Help You Beat Depression

Essential Oils for Depression

When you are suffering from the dark cloud of depression, you need all the tools you can put your hands on to treat it and start feeling better. Depression can sneak up on you, leaving you so depleted, sad, and empty that you don’t have the strength to take the actions you need to take…  Continue Reading

11 Steps To Not Feeling Lonely In Your Marriage

Feeling Lonely In Marriage

Most of us enter marriage or a romantic relationship believing we’ve found a life partner to hold our hands through life’s ups and downs and cherish us for the rest of our days. In the honeymoon phase of your lives together, you are so close and connected that you can’t imagine feeling any differently. But…  Continue Reading

11 Habits Of Wildly Successful People

Successful People

The truth is, a large part of what we accomplish in life is governed by our habits. Habits can lead us to think and act in specific patterns, as they rewire our brains with neural pathways that make the behaviors almost automatic. Because our habits are so powerful, it is important to pay close attention…  Continue Reading

25 Relationship Quotes To Inspire Intimacy And Love

Relationship Quotes

Your love relationship is the most important relationship you will ever have. Do you agree? It is in this intimate relationship (or marriage) that we have the opportunity to grow and evolve into the person we want to be. This is especially so when you and your partner treat one another with tenderness, respect, and…  Continue Reading

5 Artful Ways To Keep a Conversation Going

Keep a conversation going

Have you ever found yourself talking to someone, and suddenly there’s an awkward silence? You panic because you can’t think of anything else to talk about. Your face grows red and your brain goes blank, as you grasp for a verbal lifeline to save you from looking like a shuffling, mumbling idiot. It happens to…  Continue Reading