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Love is a Gift Not a Loan

Having people to love is a gift, don’t take them for granted, and include yourself  on that list. The act of loving is a gift in itself, don’t take that for granted, not everyone is afforded that opportunity. Continue reading

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Honor Your Relationships Every Day in Tiny Ways

We can honor others simply by being quiet and not trying to have the last word in a discussion. We can honor them by choosing to be peaceful rather than right. We can honor by holding a loving, peaceful thought on behalf of another person, even when that person is totally unaware of our thoughts. Our thoughts have power. Continue reading

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You Need to Forgive

Forgiving is a personal exercise, and doesn’t need to be announced or shared. You need to truly forgive to feel it. We’ve all done it. There’s things we cared about five years ago, but can laugh it off now. Make the choices that allow you to laugh this stuff off even earlier. Continue reading

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Kindness and Diplomacy Win Hearts and Minds

The diplomacy of kindness is the single most important character trait possible among a committed couple. The Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca had a great insight: “We should live our lives as if everyone could see us, as if the most … Continue reading

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Words Are Weapons, If you allow them to Be

We have the power to add a smile to someone’s  face, just as much as we can  inspire a frown, laughter, frustration, peace, or clarity. People won’t remember what you said, they’ll remember how you made them feel. Instead of worrying about what people think about you, make an active effort to make them feel from you. Continue reading

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Less Expectations Less Disappointments

The responsibilities involved with your heart, rely solely on you. Don’t put yourself in positions for others to damage you, and if you do (which you will), learn from those mistakes, so they don’t hopefully happen again. Continue reading

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When in Conflict, Seek a Shift in Perspective

Seeking a shift in perspective is a rule that most of us can apply dozens of times a day. Conflicts simply happen. Fortunately, most conflicts are minor and quite often they exist entirely within one’s mind. They can happen at … Continue reading

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