How to Communicate in a Relationship

Good communication is the cornerstone of a strong and healthy relationship. Relationships commonly break down and apart due to poor communication. To keep your relationship thriving, good communication skills are necessary. Here are some tips on how to communicate in a relationship.… Read the rest

Take Back Your Power

This post addresses how to take back your power. Sometimes we give our power away to others, but what does this really mean? Giving away your power Giving power away to another can translate to allowing another to: make all important or even minor decisions for us; either make us feel good or bad about … Continue reading Take Back Your PowerRead the rest

How to Deal With a Break Up

This post addresses how to deal with a break up. A break up can be very difficult and very painful, depending on the length of time together and the nature of the break up. A lot of emotions can be involved including anger, hurt, resentment and even rage.… Read the rest

Unhealthy Relationships – Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships

Many of us wind up in unhealthy relationships, whether that be with a lover, a boyfriend/girlfriend, a spouse or a friend. An unhealthy relationship can and does impact our own well-being, happiness and mental health. No relationship is perfect, and each relationship can have both healthy and unhealthy characteristics, but when the negatives outweigh the … Continue reading Unhealthy Relationships – Healthy vs.Read the rest

Setting Boundaries Leads to Greater Self-Esteem and Happiness

Setting boundaries and establishing limits is a very important and necessary part of self care. Without any personal boundaries, people can take advantage of us, use us, abuse us, manipulate us, control us and trample on our self-respect, self-worth and self-esteem.… Read the rest

How to Deal with Negative People Who Impact Our Happiness

Negative people can greatly impact our happiness. Others' negativity can bring us down - not for all of us, but for many of us. Our connection and interactions with others can and do have an impact on us. When those interactions are extremely negative, they can alter our entire mood, our outlook on life, how … Continue reading How to Deal with Negative People Who Impact Our HappinessRead the rest

Showing Loving Kindness Contributes to Our Well-Being and Happiness

Showing acts of loving kindness towards others positively contributes to our own well-being and happiness. When we give of ourselves to another in a selfless, loving, compassionate and kindhearted manner, it touches the other person's life in a meaningful and powerful way.… Read the rest

Letting Go of the Past – Be Happier Today

Letting go of the past, especially when it has been painful or hard, can be very difficult for many of us, but is necessary and essential to our happiness. Often we can dwell or ruminate on a difficult past and this is quite common.… Read the rest

How to be Happy Single

In addition to my posts on How to Be Single and Happy During the Holidays and How to be Happy With Yourself, I thought I would devote an entire post on how to be happy single. My Personal Story of Being Single I personally have been single on and off throughout my entire 46 years.… Read the rest

How to Deal with Toxic People

In this post, I would like to address the topic of toxic people and how to deal with them. Toxic people wear us out and drain us of energy, they are frequently called "energy vampires", they can anger and enrage us, they often times constantly criticize or put us down, they cross our personal boundaries … Continue reading How to Deal with Toxic PeopleRead the rest