“Being abandoned or given up on is the most devastating emotions we can cause in another human being.” – Gary David Currie Abandonment issues can crop up in people with both traumatic pasts as well as people who suffer mental illnesses or personality disorders. They can exist on their own, or as a symptom of something else. Abandonment issues are characterized by the intense fear of being rejected by other people. The fear can cause…"5 Signs Someone Has Abandonment Issues"
In order to truly find happiness, not much is required. Happiness is found when you let go of expectations, desires, and negative thinking patterns. Happiness is a choice, not an outcome of a situation. Happiness relies solely on you and your decision in a moment, and depends on your outlook on life. Happiness comes when you learn to stay in the Now, rather than live in the future. Happiness is simply a byproduct of accepting…"7 Places People Look for Happiness (That They Shouldn’t)"
“One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.” – Agatha Christie Childhood is a special time in one’s life. A time of discovery, play, wonder, and amusement at the world as the child gets the know the world around them. For the parents, this time can bring about a sense of worry, as they seek to ensure the child’s health and happiness. Of…"Researchers Reveal 10 Things That Make Kids Happier"
Feelings of joy mixed with anger and pain often are the hallmarks of a relationship with a sociopath. At one point in your relationship, everything was blissful and then it changed and it seemed like it was somehow your fault. Sound familiar? It was never your fault, but a sociopath wants you to believe that you’ve done something wrong to have caused the pain in your relationship. They are only using you and they want…"7 Warning Signs You’re In A Relationship With A Sociopath"
“Money has never made man happy, nor will it; there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.” – Benjamin Franklin When you reach a certain age, you begin to realize the importance of money. While true that “money can’t buy happiness”, it at least provides some security. Being poor is never something that one strives to attain. Many people who become extremely wealthy often…"10 Things Money Can’t Buy"
“When someone is rude, keep a smile on your face. When you stay on the high road and keep your joy, you take away their power.” – Joel Osteen People can tend to have a love/hate relationship with their families, bosses, friends, and even spouses. They can be the sweetest people with loving intentions one second, and the next, say something so offensive that makes you want to call them every name under the sun…"9 Comebacks for Dealing with Rude People"
“If you make your bed every morning, you will have accomplished the first task of the day. Making your bed will [reinforce] the fact that the little things in life matter. If you can’t do the little things right, you’ll never be able to do the big things right.” – U.S. Navy Admiral William H. McCraven For reasons that vary from the cultivation of mental discipline to highlighting a bedroom’s aesthetics, there is something to…"5 Reasons You Should Make Your Bed Every Morning"
Narcissists are only concerned with themselves. They are egotistical and self-absorbed. They manipulate situations and people to their benefit. Be wary of anything that comes from them, because ultimately it’s about the grandiose perception. “You can look at individual scores of narcissism, you can look at data on lifetime prevalence of Narcissistic Personality Disorder, you can look at related cultural trends, and they all point to one thing,” says W. Keith Campbell, PhD, head of…"5 Things To Never Expect From A Narcissist"
“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring ~that she lovingly gives; the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” ~ Audrey Hepburn There are good women everywhere, but this isn’t always apparent when we’re in the dating phase. In fact, dating one woman after another can lead someone…"11 Traits of A Quality Woman"
Abusive relationships are a pattern of abusive and coercive behaviors used to maintain power and control over a former or current intimate partner. Abuse can be emotional, financial, sexual or physical and can include threats, isolation, and intimidation. – Center For Relationship Abuse Awareness “Why don’t you leave?” People who’ve experienced domestic abuse are often asked this question. No matter the context or tone in which it’s asked, “Why don’t you leave?” is a futile…"Relationship Experts Reveal 4 Reasons Why People Stay In Abusive Relationships"