You cannot save people from themselves…

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 …no matter how bad you may want to.  The emotional mind trumps the logical mind every time without proper training! Painful life lessons are everywhere. You want to help friends and family so that they can help themselves but you can’t help them when they are only seeing what they want to see.  They are […]

My Worst Personality Trait

Choices

       It takes a lot of soul searching and outright honesty with one’s self to be able to change any characteristic or personality trait.  A negative personality trait is subjective, however if a person feels that a trait is affecting their life in a negative way, then addressing it is imperative.  For me, […]

Become Your Own Best Friend

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It is important that just as we strive to see the good in people, we must also admit to ourselves what we know to be true about people we know that harbor bad habits.  Initially, new acquaintances may appear to be “all that,” but in the end they prove themselves to be nothing more than […]

Why do we self-sabotage?

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            It’s often said in that we are our own worst enemy.  We have many obstacles in life that we need to maneuver around to get where we want to go.  It seems rather odd that people would create these obstacles on their own in an attempt to deflect the […]

How do you know what you want?

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  Dreams, goals, and aspirations are needed and without them life becomes stagnant and non-stimulating.  Defining what you want is one process in and of itself; however going after what you want is all that much harder.  Once you feel secure about what you want and how you are going to go about getting it […]

Your Teenager May Be Going Through Hell… and You May Not Even Realize It!

So much work ahead

As parents, we want to love and protect our teenagers and be sure that they are prepared for their journey in life, because odds are our teenagers will outlive us and then they must make their own way. We want to be good and responsible parents, making sure we provide the mental training needed so […]

Priorities!

To do list

I am super busy these days.  It is hard sometimes to keep all the plates spinning so one doesn’t break.  Schedules and set agendas for the day are absolutely required to ensure that I get everything done.  I am not a person that likes to follow schedules at all.  I enjoy floating through life as […]

Teenagers are going through a lot in their world…

Negative Thoughts

and you may not even realize the Hell your teenager is going through! This blog may come across as a giant surprise to many adults who have teenagers living in their home and think they know what their teen is going through. The reality is that it does not matter if you do or do […]

Ask questions to seek answers!

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         I am a question asker.  I always have been.  I always want to know why; why can’t I have this or that, or do this or that.  When I got in trouble as a child I always questioned further.  (Usually whomever I was in trouble with was further annoyed by my […]