“Picking the right person for the right reasons at the right time is an art form.” – Dr. Barton Goldsmith Ever wondered why nearly half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce? Relationship experts are all too quick to point out why married couples split – information that may or may not make a difference for someone seeking to avoid the “Big D.” Something that’s far less discussed is the vetting process…"10 Things To Always Look For In A Relationship"
“Life really does begin at 40. Up until then, you are just doing research.” – Carl Jung As the “generations” evolve, so does the experience of “growing up.” For example, the “Greatest Generation” had it different than the “Baby Boomers”, who (certainly) have experienced life differently than millennials. No offense, young ones. Generational differences aside, the accumulation of “life knowledge”– at least to an extent – depends on involuntary factors (e.g. sex and type of…"40 Things Every Person Should Know By Age 40"
“Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg, German scientist, philosopher and satirist When we look at the world as a whole, the majority of us will concede that kindness and acceptance is more commonly practiced than cruelty and meanness. This outlook is often strongly challenged by our…"5 Behaviors That Create Insensitive People"
Everyone tells us to just “be happy,” but how can we actually attain that feeling without faking it? We can’t always feel happy, as humans have complex, varying degrees of emotions. However, we can aim to feel happy more often, can’t we? Of course, because anything less than that would prove detrimental to our mental, physical, and emotional heath. HERE ARE 25 WAYS TO FIND HAPPINESS (WITHOUT CHASING IT): 1. BE THANKFUL Pennsylvania University psychologist…"25 Ways to Find Happiness (Without Chasing It)"
When you come across a strong woman, you’ll know it the moment she enters the room. She gives off a vibe of self-confidence that anyone could spot from a mile away, and she tackles any situation she faces head on. She might stumble and fall along the path to success, but she never gives up. She perseveres through the storms life tosses at her, and doesn’t allow a little rain to take away her sunshine.…"11 Things Powerful Women Do Differently"
Egotists are generally considered those who have an insatiable desire to demonstrate their own self-importance. Egotism is the opposite of humility. Whether or not this attitude is warranted is irrelevant; although most times it is not. Boastfulness is not an admirable trait, regardless of one’s status in life. Egotists apparently didn’t get the memo. “Conceited,” “boastful,” “prideful,” “self-centered,” are all ways that egotists are often described by others. When in conversation, egotists will almost always…"6 Behaviors That Create Egotistical People"
“If you’re giving me directions, please don’t confuse me by using words like north, south, east, or west.” First, for those who did not get the joke, “North” is “go straight,” “South” is “go straight in the other direction,” “West” is “go/turn left,” and “East” is “go/turn right.” Sorry about that. This writer’s attempt at humor aside, getting lost can be incredibly frustrating. For those with a bad sense of direction (SOD), going the wrong…"If You Get Lost Often, Here’s What It Means…"
“Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.” – Oprah Winfrey When you think of successful women, Oprah Winfrey is (or should be) somewhere near the top of the list. Consider a few of her accomplishments: – The Oprah Winfrey Show, nationally syndicated for 25 years, is the highest-rated talk show in history. – She’s the richest living African-American, with a net worth of nearly $3 billion.…"6 Simple Rules Successful Women Follow"
“There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity – the law of nature and of nations.” – Edmond Burke Mr. Burke’s quote is concise yet compelling, if only for the phrase “the law of humanity justice, equity – the law of nature and of nations.” Despite our differences, of which there are many, the vast majority of human…"12 Laws Of Being Human That Will Change Your Life"
“I refuse to please others at the expense of my emotional well-being. Even if it means saying “no” to people who are used to hearing “yes.” Some of us can give a flat out “no” answer to someone else. Some of us, well, we find ourselves stumbling over our words. But the ability to deliver a polite yet firm “no” is often necessary. While it’s usually much easier to give an affirmative answer (i.e. a…"The Singlemost Important Word You Need to Use To Live A Happy Life"