Goals Not Resolutions

I dislike New Year’s resolutions. How many times have you made a resolution that ended in a fiery disaster? It is not your fault. Resolutions are a form of “cultural procrastination,” according to Timothy Pychyl a professor of psychology at Carleton University in Canada. Humans assume willpower is a character trait that you’re either bornContinue reading “Goals Not Resolutions”

Your Stomach Rules

Yes your heart and mind are the primary driving forces in your life. It’s a balance between logic, intuition, faith, love and trust. You make decisions on the information from the mind and heart in a dance of thoughts and ideas. You might think that is how you get through life and it is forContinue reading “Your Stomach Rules”

Sometimes I Miss You

Dear Friend No More, Sometimes I miss your face. I miss the history we share, the past that was just us. I miss the fun times with our children when people thought we were all one family. I miss the late night talks over wine and cheesecake. I miss the all day old movie marathonsContinue reading “Sometimes I Miss You”

Arguing with God- Pt 1

God: I need you to do this thing. Me: (whining) There has to be someone more qualified than me to do this thing. God: No, you are the one. Me. (again…whining) but why? I don’t want to. God: You can choose not to do it, but the consequences are my choice. Me: ugh….(stomps foot) noContinue reading “Arguing with God- Pt 1”

How to Affair Proof Your Marriage

and it is easier than you realize. I have read so many articles claiming how difficult it is to be married and how much work it is to stay committed. I have read that there is no such thing as an infallible marriage. They are correct; however, I can tell you that it is possibleContinue reading “How to Affair Proof Your Marriage”

Kids These Days

Every generation has its version of this complaint. For my grandparents, it was, “Kids these days don’t know what love is” when my parents were part of the free love hippie sixties. For my mom and dad, it was, “Fashion? We had to wear homemade clothes. Music? We had to listen to one radio station.Continue reading “Kids These Days”