In the last 12 months, six trees around my house have died, been cut down, or blown over. I miss the shade. My home does, too.
As the number of aging individuals increases, the number of caregivers is also increasing. Caregiver stress is an important topic as more and more people find themselves in this role.
Are you Actively Listening?
Active listening is an effective technique for hearing one another. It feels good to be heard.
Do you know your partner loves you, but you don’t feel like they do? Try the Five Love Languages test by Gary Chapman.
When you can finally look in the mirror and admit your marriage is over, it’s time to really focus on what’s best for your children. You can spend every ounce of energy and every waking minute on trying to make your eventual ex-spouse’s life miserable, or you can use that time and energy to do something positive.
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile;
but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh
This article appeared in the West Plaza Neighborhood Association Newsletter.