Culturally, it seems that our idea of happiness is fueled by the quiet claim that, instead of “less is more,” “more is more.” We want bigger, better, best and continually compare ourselves to others to measure the worth of what we’ve attained.
There is nothing like a good compliment. When it’s served up on a silver platter from someone you love, it can fill you up for days, leaving you feeling satisfied and saying, “no, no I couldn’t possible have dessert--ok, just a small piece--yes, tell me more.” Then there is the backwards compliment.
Whether your direct support is a spouse or a close friend, here are a few things to keep in mind while trying to better love your circle.
Blogging since 2007, Christopher Lewis dad-blogged before dad-blogging was even a thing. He paved the way for noobs like me. His website, Dad Of Divas, chronicles...
Just like physical health, mental health requires intake as well as output. Failing to balance these when it comes to mental health leads to a myriad of health issues including anxiety, depression, laziness, hypocrisy--and the list goes on.
I have over 2,000 Facebook friends, yet when I’m home alone on a Sunday night, my most trustworthy companions are a Moscow Mule and two Paradigm speakers crooning Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Sound of Silence.” It’s never been easier to be so connected and still so lonely.
This is an article featured on HavingTime.com. Here is an excerpt: People talk too much. Maybe it’s just the claim of a typical introvert, but, then again, maybe not. For example, I’ve always had a babyface, and those with a babyface don’t realize they have a babyface until some old lady says, “You have a…