Self-Love without Parental Love

Self-love

This month, the month of love, can cause singles to feel left out and depressed. Since Adam and Eve, people believe they’re supposed to be part of a couple, but […]

Grief: Finding the GLOW

grief

If you follow this blog, you’ve likely read about finding the GLOW® (gifts, lessons, opportunities and wisdom) in our challenging life situations. Recently, a reader asked me to write more […]

PTSD: Reducing the Stigma

PTSD

Those of you who follow my work know that I often stand on a soapbox regarding post-traumatic stress. You may have heard me make the case for not calling it […]

Hope: It’s hard to live without it

hope

April has been designated the National Month of Hope. Other than healthy, satisfying relationships, I can’t think of anything more important to a person’s mental health than hope. Some people […]

2020: Lessons Learned

2020

2020 was a helluva year. Most people are looking forward to 2021 so they can put 2020 in their rearview mirror. I don’t blame them… I’m ready to leave 2020 […]

Pay It Forward

Pay it Forward

It’s no secret that 2020 has been a challenging year for many people. A lot of folks are hurting physically, financially and mentally because of the pandemic, and yet, Giving […]

Attitude: Make it Positive

attitude

Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these October has been designated Positive Attitude Month, […]

Happy People: 23 Characteristics

happy

People are often on a quest to be happier but don’t have a plan for how to get there. I know there are some of you with introspective time on […]

Coronavirus-Avoiding Despair

enjoy the simple things

I can’t imagine a place in the world that isn’t aware of this pandemic called COVID-19, the newest coronavirus. It doesn’t care if you are young, old, male, female, an […]