relationships

Do You Love You?

Do you love you?  Do you tell others how much you love them yet never tell yourself how much you love you?  Hmmm…I figured as much.  So if you haven’t already told yourself how absolutely awesome you are, stop right now – go to the mirror and take a good look at yourself and say “I love you, I really, really love you.”  You are the only one who has the power to love yourself wholly and unconditionally.  If you are anything like I used to be, you are probably saying “Um, ya, don’t think so” probably because it feels

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We all have our struggles in life. by Mindy Karuk

We all have our struggles in life, we all have our story that has molded us into who we are today. What makes us tick, what drives us, and ultimately what prevents us from moving forward. No ones life is perfect, trust me. Ever think your problems are the worst, then you find out your co-worker who’s been smiling about their day, actually got served a notice they owe $250k and have no real way of paying it back? Sort of makes that credit card bill you got seem like a drop in the ocean in comparison?! How do they

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How I Became A Spiritual Orphan

Like so many other people today, I am a child of divorce.  My parents split when I was less than three and since then, I have seen my real father maybe five times in my entire life…and I am forty-two.  Of those times, two of them were in the last twenty-five years.  Once in college and most recently back in 1999.  Now, I feel it is only fair to mention that my father did offer to fly me out to see him back in 2002 I think it was; but, I declined due to the fact that I was in

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How to Make Decisions Which Decrease Stress and Protect the Quality Of Life for You and Your Family

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this in my private practice. Why is it, that families (and couples) who fight all the time at home, can enjoy each other on vacations? The answer is STRESS. The Conspiracy of Stress When you were a teenager you dreamed about the great man you were going to marry, how many kids you were going to have, an awesome career and the cool house you were going to live in. You imagined yourself happy and not stressed out of your mind. Many of us have the husband, the career, the

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Most excellent Quotes About Moving On With Life

Problems are part of life. One of the hardest problems a person can experience is loss. It can as bad as losing a loved one or a day job. It is never easy to handle loss. Nonetheless, life is extremely short to feel down all the time. There are many things that you can do to get back on your feet and to move on. Even midway of the hardship and pain, still have a chance to learn and to develop from the experience. Many people find it interesting to read quotes and saying. Following are some of the best

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How to Recognize the Self-Sabotage Behavior of Self-Doubt

Self-doubt is the ultimate self-betrayal because YOU are the one telling yourself that you CAN’T or SHOULDN’T do what you WANT to do! Self-doubt is the most damaging and self-defeating behavior there is because it is criticism that comes from within. Unfortunately, we mask this criticizing self-saboteur by telling ourselves that it is really our friends, family, coworkers and/or community members who will disapprove of us if we set out to accomplish our desired goals, but the sad truth is… YOU are the one telling yourself you can’t or shouldn’t do what you want to do. In your defense, you

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Beyond Valentine’S – Love After The 14Th Of February

It’s a lovely idea to spend a whole day worshipping love, taking loved ones out for dinners and buy teddy bears with cute messages. Valentine’s gives us an opportunity to celebrate our relationships. But what about the other 364 days of the year? Let this years Valentine celebration be a starting point for a refreshed, rejuvenated and remarkable relationship. Love and relationship coach Carolin Dahlman is helping people fall in love and stay in love, through one on one coaching. These are her tips on how to find love in your relationship, beyond Valentine’s.  1.      Find out how your partner

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Have Great Faith In God – Part 1

Great faith is trusting God completely, without a shadow of doubt, that He will do what He has already promised through His Word. It is God-kind of faith, having total confidence and a strong conviction that He will never fail you, as you trust in Him. Our faith in God should make us a better person, for His glory. The bible tells us about the story of a synagogue ruler, named Jairus. He came to Jesus, trusting Him that He could save his dying daughter. Jairus “pleaded earnestly with Jesus, “My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your

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What to Do When a Friendship Goes Sour

Friendships amongst women form part of their identity, sense of community and place amongst society. Women tend to invest a great deal of time, emotional and physical energy into nurturing and maintaining friendships, so when a close relationship suddenly ceases, there is little to prepare them for the fallout and hurt which is attached to this loss. Irrespective as to why it broke down, one of the hardest things is accepting the decision and continuing ones life. Its common for a seemingly close friendship to suddenly derail due to miscommunication, a misguided comment taken out of context or shifting priorities

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