A Life Coach’s Advice for Overcoming Fear of What People Think 5

Do you feel paralyzed and anxious because of what people think about you, your appearance, performance, opinions, choices? Here’s how to overcome your fears and insecurities; these tips are from life coach Arianna Merritt, M.Ed. “For years, I kept my mouth shut as I was too shy to speak up,” she says. “While I wasn’t afraid of performing in sports or music, […]

How to Overcome Your Fear of What People Think

Living Alone After the Death of a Spouse 24

Here are several practical tips and ideas on how to live alone after your husband dies. Living alone after the death of a spouse is one of the biggest transitions you’ll ever experience; here, you’ll find a combination of practical support and emotional comfort. In When Your Soul Aches: Hope and Help for Women Who Have Lost Their Husbands, Lois Mowday Rabey […]

Living Alone After Your Husband Dies

How to Deal With Problems in Your Family 115

You love your family members, but sometimes they’re frustrating and aggravating! These six tips on how to deal with troubling family problems will help you get along with your siblings, parents, or other relatives. Learning how to handle toxic family problems is complicated because of the strong emotions we feel towards our relatives. “Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others,” […]

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5 Signs It’s Not Too Late to Fix Your Relationship 56

Is it time to walk away or keep moving ahead? The key to learning how to fix a ruined relationship is to learn essential truths about restoration and reconciliation. These five signs will give you insight into your relationship, yourself, and your partner. You may hear echoes of your own relationship in this reader’s comment: “I feel my husband and I may […]

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Comfort and Prayers for the Loss of a Beloved Dog or Cat 16

Believing in heaven or an afterlife doesn’t erase the intense pain of a dog or cat’s death, but it can help. These prayers for pet loss will comfort and help owners cope with the death of their dogs or cats. “No one can say how long we will mourn pet loss,” writes Gary Kowalski in Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who […]

Spiritual Ways to Survive Pet Loss

How to Live Well With Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) 32

Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) is a rare congenital malformation; here’s how 21 year old Arianna is living with this condition, plus important medical facts about the symptoms and treatments of KTS. In this article, Arianna describes what it’s like to live with Klippel Trenaunay syndrome as a young woman. “Klippel Trenaunay syndrome is very uncommon and not known by most, so I […]

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15 Unusual – and Affordable! – Gifts for Men on Valentine’s Day 6

Unusual gifts are a creative and fresh way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with guy you love. These unusual gift ideas for men on Valentine’s Day revolve around toys, tools, and food. What man doesn’t love toys, tools, and food? These Valentine’s gifts are unique because they range from remote helicopters to baconnaise to thoughtful little details that make February 14 unforgettable… The Tonight […]

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