Long Distance Relationship Quotes When a couple, whether they are dating, married, or engaged-to-be-married, is in a long distance relationship, things can get a bit tough. The constant worrying, insecurities, and frustrations about being apart from your loved one can change relationships. There are possibilities of unresolved fights due to extended period of distance, exchange of harsh words because of insecurities, and the need and longing to hold each other in your arms; all these instances come across the couples who live away from each other. 40 Ways to Feel More Alive “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” ~Joseph Campbell As I write this, I am two hours away from my first weekly acting class in Los Angeles.
Building a Social Life Custom Search Your social life is only as good as you make it. YOU are your very own social director, special event planner, and party host. YOU decide when you are going to eat out and whether or not you are going to see a movie. How Not to Be Offended Editor’s note: This post was written by Shemsi Prinzivalli. There is an ancient and well-kept secret to happiness which the Great Ones have known for centuries. They rarely talk about it, but they use it all the time, and it is fundamental to good mental health. Knowing When to Walk Away from Unrequited Love “Love does not obey our expectations; it obeys our intentions.” ~Lloyd Strom To say that love hasn’t obeyed my expectations would be the understatement of the century. I have not been lucky in love. I’ve been blessed with some amazing moments over the years, but somehow have managed to choose partners who did not want what I wanted, did not feel what I felt, and did not want to walk beside me into a future together. I have really had to sit with this and try and figure out what part of this was my doing, and how to change it, because this year I once again chose a partner who was not walking with me.
31 Questions That Will Change Your Life Who said that there had to be an absolute answer for each and every question? Sometimes the ability to ask yourself questions’ an act to challenge yourself and help you to be a better person. Try the following questions that may change your life. Are you doing what you truly want to do?
6 Steps from Lonely to Lovely The more I’ve learned about happiness, the more I’ve come to believe that loneliness is a common and important obstacle to consider. A while back, after reading John Cacioppo’s fascinating book Loneliness, I posted Some counter-intuitive facts about loneliness, and several people responded by asking, “Okay, but what do I do about it? What steps can I take to feel less lonely?” I recently finished another fascinating book, Lonely—a memoir by Emily White, about her own experiences and research into loneliness. White doesn’t attempt to give specific advice about how to combat loneliness, but from her book, I gleaned these strategies: 1.
Dealing with Covertly Aggressive Personalities Two Basic Types of Aggression There are two basic types of aggression: overt-aggression and covert-aggression. When you’re determined to have something and you’re open, direct and obvious in your manner of fighting, your behavior is best labeled overtly aggressive. When you’re out to “win,” dominate or control, but are subtle, underhanded or deceptive enough to hide your true intentions, your behavior is most appropriately labeled covertly aggressive. Now, avoiding any overt display of aggression while simultaneously intimidating others into giving you what you want is a powerfully manipulative maneuver.