Are you ever caught in the middle of family conflict, trying to keep the peace between family members who just don’t get along? Are you the mediator, who is always put under a lot of stress, anxiety, heartache and even pain when you hear complaints from both sides? Whatever the cause of the conflict, you seem to be put in the awkward position to placate the distressed parties. While you may love them all, their fighting leaves you unhappy, frustrated and exhausted. You wonder, why can’t everyone just get along?
Here are some suggestions to help you deal with this kind of situation better:
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Although most people think longevity is solely related to genes, it really depends on genes, attitude and lifestyle. Centenarians attribute their long lives to eating well, being optimistic and keeping busy. The Census Bureau estimates that by 2050, there will be 1.1 million people 100 years or older. Do you want to be one of them?
There are several things you can do to start living right and working your way to the triple digit numbers.
1. Be your own best advocate when it comes to your health. Know what medicines you’re taking, why your taking it and for what duration.… CONTINUE READING
If you were asked what the hardest thing about being a parent is, what would you say? Would it be that your cute little girl, who never left your side, suddenly became an independent women, no longer “needing” your attention? Or that your son doesn’t realize you have feelings, too, and that his disrespect and obnoxious behavior hurts you immensely?
As parents, we want our children, whether they’re teens or young adults, to understand that we always want the best for them and that sometimes we make mistakes. We want them to know that occasionally we forget what we have told them, but we didn’t do it intentionally to hurt them.… CONTINUE READING