Five Characteristics of True Friendship

Photo credit: Joseph Pearson, Unsplash.com FRIENDSHIP What's your own definition? Write a list of five qualities that are important in a friend. How do you meet friends? How do you build relationships? How do you deal with their loss? Friendship…

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How to Choose The Ideal Partner: The Relationship Assessment That Reveals The Answers

Photo credit: Glenn Carstens-Peters, Unsplash.com This article is the second installment of a two-part series entitled, "After the Breakup".  After the Breakup: Relationship Assessment Consider the following scenarios after the end of an intimate…

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After The Breakup: 10 Reasons Why You Need to Practice The No Contact Rule

Photo Credit: Toa Heftiba, Unsplash.com This article is part one of a two-part series entitled, "After the Breakup".  The number one major contributor as to why people struggle with a breakup is that they cannot stop communicating. When you cut all…

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Long Distance Relationships Take Work: 5 Unbreakable Rules to Follow for a Stronger-Than-Ever Bond

Photo credit: Aaron Burden, Unsplash.com Let's face it. RR (romantic relationships) are hard work. Tiring, sometimes really messy, annoying, time consuming, and the list goes on and on. Relationships are also very rewarding, fulfilling, exciting,…

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How to Deal with Toxic People in Your Office

Photo Credit: Andrew Neel, Unsplash.com Did you know that there are large groups of workers described as "actively disengaged" in the workplace? These are people who are not just bored or spacing out at work, they're actively causing problems…think:…

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Prince Charming Isn’t Real: How To Create Your Own Happiness

When I was a kid, I dreamed of growing up, meeting Prince Charming, and living happily ever after. It seems like such a simple notion. However, the Disney fantasy doesn't factor in the reality of our human experience. Prince Charming might not…

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5 Rules To Navigate The Darkness Of Divorce

Photo credit: Unsplash.com My husband and I sat in the car while our kids were having their piano lessons in the house across the street. I recently learned he was having an affair, and to put it gently, we had a number of things to discuss. He sat…

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Pay Attention To These Online Dating Red Flags

If finding love or a life companion is one of your priorities for the summer season, chances are that you’ll find yourself thrust into the world of online dating. Gone are the days of love at first sight, as you lock eyes with a stranger across a…

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The 5 Must-Haves For Deep Connection And Fulfillment

At the heart of being human is a deep need to connect — to feel truly seen. Fears can prevent us from making these deep connections. We put up walls in an effort to protect ourselves from hurt, but these walls also rob us of that connection we…

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“My Lovely Wife In The Psych Ward” w/ Mark Lukach

Today’s guest is Mark Lukach, author of a brand new memoir titled “My Lovely Wife In The Psych Ward.” If the title alone isn't enough to grab you, this snippet from the book’s description says it all: Mark and Giulia’s life together began as a…

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