Do you have a reason for being?

Do you have a reason for being? This question comes to mind because I was told by a person, who I adore very much, that he didn’t have a reason for being.

I recently went to a funeral for Estelle, my sister’s mother-in-law. She and her husband, Bob, were a fun couple to be around. They were upbeat, and you could tell that they were deeply devoted to each other. They did everything together. They were involved in many activities, including Estelle’s volunteer work with children. (more…)

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What is happiness for you?
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What is happiness for you?

What brings you joy? Have you ever taken the time to think about it? How can you be happy if you don’t know or appreciate what brings you bliss?

Highly sensitive people have a unique deep-thinking ability to appreciate life more fully. Why not use this natural resource? Here’s one of many tips from my new book, Real World Advice Specifically For Highly Sensitive People, Volume 2. (more…)

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Why are friendships important?
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Why are friendships important?

Why are friendships important?

  • Studies show that people who have friendships live longer and have happier lives.
  • They can be positive support systems.
  • They are sources of satisfaction and joy.
  • They provide companionship.
  • You can share your feelings in good times and bad.

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Do you read to your child?

Parents are the first teachers that a child will encounter. You have a unique opportunity to start your child in the right direction. Many parents turn to early learning as a way to not only enhance their child’s knowledge, but also to build a strong bond early with their baby.

The early years of your child’s life are when they learn to trust you, and to learn that they can rely on mommy and daddy no matter what happens. The act of bonding with your child is one that will probably be the strongest bond you’ll ever have. (more…)

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