After your kids grow up, you remain a parent, but your job description changes. Your adult children can make their own decisions, and you’re both free to determine how you want to interact with each other. Setting boundaries will help you to maintain a healthy relationship. There may be many issues to sort out. For some parents, it’s a matter of encouraging healthy … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Guide to Maintaining Healthy Boundaries with Your Adult Children
Most everyone has worried about something in their life on occasion, but some people manage to turn it into a full-time job! Worry is a state of mind where the same issue goes around and around in an endless loop with no intention of ever coming to an end. The prime reason we allow it to continue is because we feel that by having the problem constantly in our mind, front … [Read more...] about A 3-Step Process to Stop Worry
Believe it or not, it is not only possible, but quite common for someone to consciously convince themselves that they want change in their life, but subconsciously put all their effort into keeping everything exactly the same as it is right now. They even go through all the motions of starting a new project, enlist help, buying software, having a website built, creating all … [Read more...] about Do You Really Want to Change?
There is truth in the statement, “Never Give Up,” but only for some issues, some people, and for some of the time. It’s important to weigh what is to be gained by your persistence against what you’re losing by not being decisive, cutting your losses, and moving on. The prime and most significant loss is time. Regardless of what the issue is - a job, business, relationship, … [Read more...] about Knowing When to Quit
Motivation is powerful, but not entirely necessary. Motivation makes it easier to take action, but you take plenty of actions without the presence of traditional motivation. Without motivation, it’s also easy to procrastinate. Motivation is tricky. What exactly is motivation? Is it enthusiasm for an action? Or is it just a situation where taking an action has become more … [Read more...] about 4 Huge Myths About Motivation