Men would rather feel alone and unloved than inadequate and disrespected

This is the conclusion of co-authors Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn in their book:  For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men Women, on the other hand,  want to feel loved more than any other emotion.  When women feel unloved they tend to internalize their emotions and react by crying … Continue reading Men would rather feel alone and unloved than inadequate and disrespected

Yes, you can buy happiness! (and you are going to want to make it a habit!)

I have been thinking about all of the things in this world that are FREE!  Despite what our consumer driven society tells us – it does not cost money to lose weight.  Face it;  eating less,  exercising outdoors ( now that it is finally spring!) and moving more often during the day for any reason … Continue reading Yes, you can buy happiness! (and you are going to want to make it a habit!)

The secret is embracing the talented and dedicated people who choose themselves. Seth Godin

from Seth’s Blog: Most people, most of the time (the perfect crowd fallacy). I love thinking about the WWW as the great equalizer.  On a snowy day in March,  YES MARCH, you can still run your business,  keep up with friends and have fun even if you are too lazy to get out and shovel the … Continue reading The secret is embracing the talented and dedicated people who choose themselves. Seth Godin

What can men learn about women from how they use computers?

Everyone has learned by now that women experts at multitasking.  There is a great section of the TED video by Ken Robinson (14 minutes in) about the difference between men and women.  He describes a woman in the kitchen preparing dinner,  helping kids with their homework,  managing a load of laundry and talking on the phone for work … Continue reading What can men learn about women from how they use computers?

Ok men, it’s Monday, start pre-paving the way for a great weekend with your beloved NOW!

This past Sunday I attended a church that was kicking off their annual spiritual growth campaign called “Stronger”.  This first week is about balancing  our lives by making sure that we are including enough play!!!! Steven Covey, in his book The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People, writes this: Habit 7 is about taking time … Continue reading Ok men, it’s Monday, start pre-paving the way for a great weekend with your beloved NOW!

Sink or swim parenting

We all protect our children from harm.  Are we also protecting them from necessary growth and responsibility?  At what point are we handicapping the most intelligent, capable children and young adults by over parenting? The children and young adults that come in to this world with physical handicaps, mental challenges and diagnosed disorders all have the … Continue reading Sink or swim parenting