We all have difficult people in our lives. Maybe the difficult people in your life are family members. Maybe they're co-workers or fellow volunteers, and maybe you or your wife gave birth to one or more of the difficult people in your life. Wherever you find them, the difficult people may not be trying to be difficult. In fact, they may think you're the difficult one, but there are ways to make the difficult people easier to understand in … [Read More...] about How to deal with the difficult people in your life
This morning, a friend of mine tagged me in a Facebook post and asked me what I thought about an article that she read. After reading the article, I realized I had a lot to say about it, so I decided to create my own post about that article. Essentially, the article said that your mission is not your passion and that your passion determines what you want from your life and your mission statement is how you get it. I happen to think it's … [Read More...] about How your mission in life, your passion and your values fit together
Are you a happy person? That's a big question. Dictionary.com defines happy as "delighted, pleased or glad, as over a particular thing". If you watch the new, happiness seems to be in short supply these days. Instead, everyone seems angry and offended and very quick to blame everyone else for their lack of happiness. So how do you create happiness? How do you find what makes you happy and get more of that in your life? First, let's start … [Read More...] about What makes you happy?
No one gets married to be unhappy, but unless you have excellent marital role models, the road to a happy marriage can be fraught with frustration. As a happily married person for over 25 years, I know these tips work because we live by them. Learn them and used them and your marriage may be as happy as mine. Happy Marriage Tip #1 - Learn to understand your spouse Everyone is different. If you’re a woman, you know you’re … [Read More...] about How to stay happily married for a lifetime
This recipe comes courtesy of my brother and his life partner, who is a true Southerner. I'll confess I never liked pimentos growing up, but I learned that I probably never had real pimentos. Instead I probably had red peppers, and as someone who doesn't digest bell peppers very well, it's easy to see how I decided I didn't like pimentos. The other thing I found out about pimento cheese is that every Southern family has a recipe for it, and … [Read More...] about The Best Pimento Cheese Recipe