7 Ways to Reignite That Special Spark →
Connection with your partner is vital for your well-being and the well-being of the relationship. If you find that any of these suggestions are hard for you, then do some inner work to discover what is in the way. Click Here to read more.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in...– Booker T. Washington
Darwin Was Wrong About Dating →
What do women want? According to one opinion at the New York Times, pretty much what men want. Click Here to read more.
The Leadership Tool Kit
By Melissa Moorer Nobles, InJoy Enterprises The purpose of this list is to support you in focusing on the only thing that you have control over…yourself. The list contains tools to assist you in keeping a clear positive focus on what you can do and be. Effective leaders focus on what they can do and be. TMI = Trust My Intuition. Nourish yourself spiritually (spend time with your inner-self...
The greatest danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and miss it, but...– Michelangelo
Shame is a soul eating emotion.– C.G. Jung
Mate Doesn't Have Your Back? That Boosts... →
NPR reports that according to researchers, having a mate is supposed to be good for your mental health. But if that mate is critical or can’t be counted on when the going gets tough, that’s worse than having no mate at all. “The quality of your relationships matters more than quantity when it comes to depression,” says Dr. Alan Teo, a psychiatrist at the University of...
Financial Infidelity: Catching a Cheating Spouse →
Have you been financially unfaithful? Let’s take a closer look at the state of marriage in America and examine the way more and more people are being unfaithful. Can you cheat on someone… with money? Financial infidelity may come as a surprise to you — but it happens more frequently than you may think. Have you ever hid purchases from your partner or secretly spent money? Click Here to read...
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.– Eleanor Roosevelt
The act of cuddling releases a hormone called oxytocin, which reduces stress,...
Mary commenting in Ebony Magazine, Feb. 2013...
Love Isn't All You Need: 3 Relationship Building... →
Happy Spring! Love and marriage are in the air… and people are brimming with optimism. But when you’re in a relationship for awhile, you’re reminded that real life is complicated. Even the best relationships get stuck. Learn about three books that are highly recommended to help build your relationship: We Love Each other But… Simple Secrets to Strengthen Your Relationship...
QUESTION: Everyone has money issues. With couples, those money issues can be multiplied. Where do couples go wrong when it comes to handling money, and how can they make it right? The subject of money pushes all of the ego buttons. Money represents power and status and sets your standard of living. People equate money with having success and control over their lives. It’s connected to image,...
The Little Lies Spouses Tell →
According to Elizabeth Bernstein of the Wall Street Journal, hiding worries or concerns to shield your partner from something unpleasant or even just to keep the peace is called “protective buffering.” Hiding something to protect yourself, such as how much you spent on your new clothes? That’s called avoidance. Routine buffering can turn into avoidance or something worse. Click...
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you...– Oprah Winfrey
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Explains What's Holding... →
”The blunt truth is men still run the world,” says Silicon Valley executive Sheryl Sandberg — and the problem begins as early as the playground where assertive boys are called leaders and assertive girls are called bossy. Click Here to read more.
Challenge: Try Something New for 30 Days Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Google engineer Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.
7 Secrets to Getting a Job After 50 →
In this difficult job market, job seekers over 50 may be feeling a bit of anxiety. According to Robin Ryan, a vocational counselor in Washington, and author of Over 40 and You’re Hired! (2009), “there are great jobs out there but you have creative to get them.” She suggests trying different approaches. Here is a sneak peak at her 7 secrets: Get social Buy a business Sell,...
How to Stop Fighting with Your Husband →
That Loving Feeling Takes a Lot of Work →
The divorce rate in the United States is half the marriage rate. Studies by researchers at Michigan State University have shown that the increased happiness people feel from marriage lasts only about two years — after which they revert to their former levels of happiness… or unhappiness. Learn why “That Loving Feeling” takes a lot of work. Click Here to read more.
'Warriors vs. Worriers': Why Normally Productive... →
For many of us, stress is debilitating and can cause our performance to suffer. New research suggests that the “tough” need stress to rise to the occasion. Click Here to read more.
To Charm and Make Friends Fast: Share, Don't... →
Can we make close friendships quickly? Click Here to find out.