Tag: relating

heaven and hell, good and evil, light and darkness

When the Hero Creates the Hell

Whenever someone offers themselves as a savior, protector, hero, or heroine, I ask myself: Who created the hell, the danger, or ...
political party labels

Loosen Your Labels, & Enjoy Broader Thinking & Relating

Does the current political climate create knots in your stomach? Do you feel like you're walking on eggshells with family, friends, or colleagues? Here ...
rainbow pride flag, sexuality diversity

Participating in Pride Parade: How It May Impact You

As a cisgender heterosexual male, I consider myself fortunate in many ways. The glimpses of homophobia I've personally endured directly, such ...

The Snuggle Party Guidebook Wins an Award

The 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards have recognized The Snuggle Party Guidebook as a Finalist. It received this honor in the competitive ...
writing card or letter with gratitudes

Gratitude Letters or Cards: An Easy, Thoughtful, Intimate Last-Minute Gift

Are you having difficulty finding a birthday, holiday, or other special occasion gift? Try writing a short gratitude letter or ...
Amaryllis in rainy window--life's beautiful moments

Rain Often Provides the Background for Life’s Most Beautiful Moments

This is a helpful thing to keep in mind when we're facing adversity and are trying to remain optimistic. Sometimes we experience ...

How to Keep Facebook from Ruining Your Relationships

I think Facebook and other social networking sites are wonderful and fun tools for connecting people. However, using them is ...
unfamiliar people

Shaking Up Life with Unfamiliar People & Places, New & Old

An acquaintance from high school recently posted the following quote on Facebook: “I have always depended on the kindness of ...