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Tip of the Day Archive

January 31, 2023

Explore your city’s varied group activities. It’ll improve your life.

January 28, 2023

Don’t brood over long-ago hurts. Live in the present and enjoy the best life you can manage.

January 23, 2023

A close, caring relative can sometimes be the best person to confide in and discuss serious choices, when parents are too busy or distracted.

January 21, 2023

Where there’s committed love and trust, a partner’s independence isn’t a threat.

January 17, 2023

Reconnect with your own needs after a tough personal experience, before entering any new relationship.

January 12, 2023

When a couple stays close and loving, their “differences” can become a unique bond.

January 11, 2023

If the marriage you shared with your first spouse didn’t become “happily ever after,” think long and hard about what will make you two better at it now. You need to be sure, for everyone’s sake.

January 6, 2023

Paying for another’s overspending may cost the friendship

January 2, 2023

It’s too late to “re-educate” some people.

December 31, 2022

It’s not the calendar that’s negative, it’s how you see yourself. Seek counselling and mental health supports (some are free).

 

 

December 26, 2022

Do not dwell on the actions of someone you don’t know nor will ever respect.

December 24, 2022

We may not always seek or enjoy being a troubled sibling’s support person. But the instinct from within reflects kindness and caring.

December 22, 2022

For those who prefer Christmas gift-buying amid bustling crowds rather than ordering online, choose a like-minded shopping buddy for your outing.

December 16, 2022

When a family dispute revolves around a disputed bequest in a legal will, don’t get anxious. Find a trusted lawyer who handles legal wills as part of their law practice.

December 14, 2022

If you always see a change in past events from the view of how they affected you, there’s more chance of your staying stuck with the what-ifs of yester-year instead of the very much-needed what-now.

December 8, 2022

Plans made during an earlier romantic period don’t always last through time. Be prepared to adjust or change course.

December 6, 2022

Stay distanced from your spouse’s ex if things didn’t end well. Protect your own marriage through loving support.

 

November 30, 2022

Unhappy? Change what bogs you down. Look at “why” before “who.”

November 28, 2022

Estranged families, and especially grandparents and grandchildren, experience the terrible loss of generational joy in each other’s love.

November 25, 2022

Seniors who start over once widowed, often live longer, happier lives.

November 22, 2022

Mixing family, love and finance can stir up a spicy stew.

November 19, 2022

Mental health issues, such as multiple personality disorders, are very hard to understand and navigate. Seek professional advice to deal with each specialized situation.

November 14, 2022

When you reach a “certain age,” take a step back and let people make their own mistakes.

 

November 10, 2022

When dating online, it’s best to learn about each other slowly and thoughtfully.

November 9, 2022

Never discount the effects of a neglected, lonely, emotionally-abusive childhood. If you’ve known love and support, help your partner/lover embrace a can-do attitude towards the future.

November 4, 2022

New relationships involving changed locations/backgrounds/family life require time and compromises to maintain their loving connection.

 

November 1, 2022

After a life-partner’s loss and grief, some people ultimately find new, loving relationships. It’s a cycle of life, not a rejection of the past.

October 29, 2022

Haunted by past sexual abuse, this woman needs a therapist’s guidance more than her unsupportive family.

October 24, 2022

Try harder to get along with your brother’s wife, or you’ll continue losing sibling closeness.

 

October 20, 2022

Relationships whither from hurts and retaliation. Find peace together, or move on.

October 19, 2022

Divorce isn’t always the end of a family connection. The original love between a couple, and their children, can live on in memory and respect.

October 15, 2022

A long-term couple relationship thrives on mutual fairness as well as equal support.

October 10, 2022

A long-time “friend” who’s known to have spread gossip and “trash-talk” about you and your young teenagers, is no friend at all. You can’t trust this person.

October 8, 2022

Stay clear of the dislike any of your friends may have towards each other. See them separately.

October 3, 2022

A long-term couple relationship thrives on mutual fairness as well as equal support.

October 1, 2022

Don’t let your aging mother-in-law’s apparent fears and meanness to you over losing her head-of-family status, break up your love relationship with your fiancé.

September 29, 2022

Loving, helpful in-laws can provide great emotional support to first-time parents. But ignoring their most important asks, can ruin the entire family’s relationship.

September 27, 2022

Marriages survive best on compromises, short-term breaks and long-term agreements.

September 23, 2022

Doubting yourself repeatedly can signal having been “gaslit.” Get the help of a psychotherapist/psychologist to end family or other “controlling” relationships.

September 21, 2022

Dogs, flower beds, grassy landscape and park benches are all potential “public” meeting places when looking for “The One.”

September 19, 2022

When once-close friends form strongly different/contentious opinions, distance gently. If you miss this person, reassess.

September 17, 2022

When only you sustain your marriage, it won’t improve unless you insist on changes, or separation.

September 15, 2022

Decide what matters most now, and for the future.

September 13, 2022

In a relationship, long-time quirks need to be discussed and understood by both people.

September 9, 2022

Jealousy can destroy a parent-child relationship, especially if the adult child perceives self-interest, personal ambition and past neglect from the parent’s successes.

September 7, 2022

In relationships, if you keep doing the same thing without a happy result, seek a psychologist’s professional insights as your guide.

September 5, 2022

After a loss/divorce, new romantic relationships are sometimes destroyed by jealous, money-seeking adult children. Discuss ahead, not later.

September 3, 2022

Divorce affects parent-child relationships, especially when a newcomer’s included. Assure children of your love.

 

September 1, 2022

You can’t know whether a relationship’s happening if both sides aren’t mentioning it.

August 30, 2022

Substance abuse can seem impossible to overcome. Or, with personal resolve and weighing the consequences rather than hold that belief, determination and addiction counselling can lead to healthy changes.

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