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Category Archives: General Reflections
If this was a chapter in a novel, would you buy it and read it?
What a day! One minute we were in each other’s arms, the next I was saying goodbye and driving off in tears. Was it a goodbye? I don’t know, but I hope to G-d it wasn’t. As I drove through … Continue reading
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Dealing with tough times
Life is by no means an easy road. Curve balls are thrown at us left, right and center when we least expect them. However, this is the way our personalities and our outlook on life is shaped throughout the years. … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Relationships Tagged anger, dealing with anger, marriage breakdown, positive, positive energy 1 Comment
Among people in my circles, this year has been filled with weddings, engagements and people finally meeting their ‘soul mate’, even when they have been married in the past. However, every relationship consists of two people working on it, contributing their share, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Life Quotes, Relationships Tagged actions, communication, expectations, failed marrriage, honesty, intimacy, love, relationship, respect, soul mate, taking for granted 1 Comment
Mind over matter or the power within
In the past few years I have faced many cross roads and stumbling blocks, including a bad health scare two years ago. They say “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. As true as that statement is, my approach has always been … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Life Quotes, Relationships, Women Tagged Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, cross road, Henry Ford, If you think you can do a thing, it doesn't matter, mark twain, mind over matter, or think you can't do a thing, positive thinking, power of mind, stumbling block, you are right Leave a comment
What is happiness?
We all seek one thing in life and that is happiness. Defining it, however, proves a rather difficult task as each person’s approach and understanding of what it means is different. Wikipedia defines happiness as a mental or emotional state of … Continue reading
Posted in General Reflections, Life Quotes, Relationships, Uncategorized, Women Tagged euphoria, euphoric, happiness, jealousy, relationship Leave a comment
Can you be selfish in a relationship?
I have recently come across a very interesting blog by Seth Adam Smith titled “Marriage isn’t for you” which raised a highly debated point. Seth stated that “you don’t marry to make yourself happy, you marry to make someone else … Continue reading
The power of positive thinking
The power of positive thinking has been described as the way in which many people are able to get through their day and face the tribes and tribulations of their life paths. Being positive has been described as a synonym … Continue reading
Living “happily ever after” – myth or reality?
As a child, I was always a big fan of fairy tales, especially the ending of most of them being “…and they lived happily ever after”. I have never given a second thought to the concept of “happily ever after”. … Continue reading
Posted in Business, Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Parenting, Uncategorized, Women Tagged fairy tale 1 Comment
The art of appreciating others
Appreciation of another is a concept discussed at length but too often forgotten in relationships. Appreciation is defined as the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone and the showing of gratitude to such someone. There are many … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Life Quotes Tagged Affection, Appreciate, appreciation, love, Relationships Leave a comment
Are you too proud to right the wrong?
Going through life, many occurrences teach us lessons. We make mistakes and hurt others with or without intending to. We do things we are not proud of. We upset people close to us. This is because we are human. Our … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Uncategorized Tagged apologize, apology, human, hurting, pride, selfish, sorry 1 Comment