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Grateful. Thankful. Blessed

On November 24, 2023, Posted by , In Attitude,Emotional Health,Gratitude,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Grateful. Thankful. Blessed

Photo by Ann on Unsplash Gratitude works wonders in your marriage. Think about your relationship for a minute. Is there more gratitude and appreciation than criticism and irritation? What’s the emotional environment of your marriage?  Keep expressing gratitude until it’s something you are as a person instead of just something…

Dealing With Negative People

On November 17, 2023, Posted by , In Attitude,Boundaries,Emotional Health,Gratitude,Happiness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Dealing With Negative People

Photo by dominik hofbauer on Unsplash Unless you’re from another planet, chances are there’s a negative person in your life who constantly complains. It might be a colleague, friend, or family member.  This negative person could be someone who constantly complains about their job, is never satisfied or happy, can’t…

Why Negative Thinking Is Hurting Your Life And Marriage

On November 10, 2023, Posted by , In Attitude,Common Marriage Problems,Emotional Health,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Why Negative Thinking Is Hurting Your Life And Marriage

Image by Petra from Pixabay Why Negative Thinking Is Dangerous For Your Life And Marriage Negative thinking is dangerous because it blocks opportunities, limits your potential, kills careers, and ruins relationships, just to name a few.  Regarding negative thinking and marriage, how can someone have a “positive” marriage that’s healthy…

When Is It Time To Ask For Help?

On November 3, 2023, Posted by , In Depression,Emotional Health,Happiness,Happy Marriage,Self-Care, With Comments Off on When Is It Time To Ask For Help?

Photo by Paola Chaaya on Unsplash We all have days when we feel a little down and wrestle with negative thinking and bouts of pessimism.  Life can be overwhelming and wear us down to the point of being tired, exhausted, and unable to focus.  It can be something as serious…

5 Tips For Rising Above Negativity

On October 27, 2023, Posted by , In Attitude,Emotional Health,Happiness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on 5 Tips For Rising Above Negativity

Photo by Madison Oren on Unsplash Why does it seem negativity is so easily triggered?  It can begin with a thought or feeling or in response to something someone said that was unkind or negative. Like an anchor, negativity drags you down. If you let it, your focus shifts from…

Reduce Toxins For A Happier Marriage

On October 13, 2023, Posted by , In Emotional Health,Happiness,Happy Marriage,Hormones, With Comments Off on Reduce Toxins For A Happier Marriage

Photo by Jacqueline Munguía on Unsplash How often do we blame our frustrations and unhappiness on others or on something our spouse does? While that may be the case sometimes, what if something less obvious was the culprit? The mind-body connection is strong. The mind affects the body, and the…

When You Feel You’re Losing Your Way…

On September 22, 2023, Posted by , In Attitude,Emotional Health,Happiness, With Comments Off on When You Feel You’re Losing Your Way…

Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash It’s tough on your marriage when you feel like you’re going through the motions. You get up, go to work, go to bed, and do it all over again tomorrow.  Unhappiness with life can spill into your marriage even if you and your spouse…

Do You Have Approval Addiction?

On September 15, 2023, Posted by , In Emotional Health,Happy Marriage,Money Problems,Personal Development, With Comments Off on Do You Have Approval Addiction?

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Receiving validation from others feels great, but it isn’t good for your relationships or well-being, especially not your marriage. According to NIH, “Approval addicts generally suffer from a lack of self-esteem. We often forfeit responsibility for our lives, defining our worth principally by what others think of…

Fifty-Two Ways To Be More Positive When Surrounded By Negativity

On August 11, 2023, Posted by , In Attitude,Emotional Health,Happiness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Fifty-Two Ways To Be More Positive When Surrounded By Negativity

Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash Recent polls reveal Americans are more anxious and stressed out than ever before. Why? Inflation costs to post-pandemic stressors, war threats, and pressure at home and work; people feel uneasy and overwhelmed. The external pressures of the world are squeezing people, filling them with stress and…

Seven Tips for Staying Positive And Being Happier With Your Marriage

On August 4, 2023, Posted by , In Emotional Health,Happiness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Seven Tips for Staying Positive And Being Happier With Your Marriage

Photo by Fuu J on Unsplash It’s hard to be positive and maintain an optimistic outlook when you’re in an unhappy marriage. If you’re unhappy in your marriage, you tend to be unhappy in life.  As hard as it is, we must try to remain positive because things only get…