Tip of the Day Archive

February 24, 2024

Whatever and whomever bring trusted love, comfort and companionship into your life, is worth celebrating.

February 23, 2024

When you recognize feeling attracted to a woman you’ve met, and would like to know more, ask about her interests, listen, share any commonalities. Don’t rush ahead until you’re both comfortable as “friends.”

February 17, 2024

Involvement with grandkids means a lot to their well-being when you include fun and athletics together, making “babysitting” a benefit for all.


February 16, 2024

The sudden death of a beloved life partner requires reassessing how to manage and nurture the whole family.

February 10, 2024

In new relationships, especially within a young adult population, personal safety awareness is essential.

February 9, 2024

Consider what you can handle emotionally, before trying to ride a roller-coaster towards love.


February 3, 2024

Adoption is a positive issue, when children are openly loved and cared for by those who dearly want to raise them.

February 2, 2024

Don’t hide from grief or replace it with escapism. Get back to living; it’s how we grow wiser.

January 27, 2024

From the life-changing realities of long-term care to the minutiae of wedding details, we face new experiences throughout our lives.


January 26, 2024

Try not to let fear overwhelm your thoughts. Stay connected with people you trust and enjoy.

January 20, 2024

Choose love and an active personal life over unhappy memories of loss.

January 19, 2024

Families have many responsibilities, but among them, encouragement, especially of young people, is essential.

January 13, 2024

Red Flags at a wedding are not “décor.”

January 12, 2024

When a grown child experiences a parent’s divorce, remarriage, and new partner, and chooses to move far away, communication is key in keeping up the relationship.

January 6, 2024

It takes a big heart for a bride to allow her younger and single sister to “steal the show” by walking down the aisle alone.

January 5, 2024

When disagreements become ongoing verbal battles, counselling is more important than winning.

December 30, 2023

Maturity and self-motivation can bring new acceptance of distanced family history.

December 29, 2023

Family issues: Handle with care.

December 23, 2023

The essence of Christmas gifting is a heartfelt expression of caring for others, not only through exchanges of material things, but more so, through sharing friendship and goodwill.

December 22, 2023

Never accept another person’s uncaring and purposefully unkind assessment of who you are. Always aim to be your best self for your own sake and needs, not anyone else’s.

December 16, 2023

Tip what you can afford, and relative to what recipients do for your benefit.



December 15, 2023

If your partner’s values differ greatly from yours, discuss openly and decide your response.


December 9, 2023

Know yourself, know your limitations, be wise and compassionate. We can all use more of that.

December 8, 2023

Learn from past experience and grow beyond it to your goals.

December 2, 2023

Balancing two different emotional relationships with two different men – one who’s your husband – goes beyond playing with fire.


December 1, 2023

Barring serious illness and/or long-time addictions in adults who are in their 60s, life can be physically active and socially outgoing. It’s up to you, no one else.


November 25, 2023

Food-binging can harm your health in the present and for years to come. Joining one of the groups mentioned above can change your life, and hopefully extend it, if you commit yourself to following the program.

November 24, 2023

When a marriage feels mutually “finished,” finding deep love with another is a gift needing daily care.

November 18, 2023

Periodic relationship “checkups,” can be a positive couples’ connection.

November 17, 2023

First and deep love can be overpowering emotions. But the experience is often a past memory that just won’t fade.

November 11, 2023

Others’ generosity is a help. But self-achievement is a future.

November 10, 2023

Don’t give up a special talent or activity that you enjoy, and be proud of your own accomplishments.

November 4, 2023

When a sexual preoccupation takes hold, check that it’s equally acceptable to a hoped-for partner.

November 3, 2023

Habitual drug use can destroy a relationship. Seek free help through Narcotics Anonymous: 1-855-562-2262.


October 28, 2023

Demands from a future groom to his bride seeking to have his ex-wife at the wedding ceremony could be a flashing red-light warning.


October 27, 2023

If you value yourself as much as your new love interest, the future will brighten.

October 21, 2023

Even early dating still calls for respecting one another.


October 20, 2023

Do NOT list your requirements for the “perfect mate.” Instead, be the best partner you can be and work at just loving each other.

October 14, 2023

A long-ago story from your family’s past need not affect your own present life and open future.

October 13, 2023

When a married partner suddenly denies sex, health and relationship issues should be explored and discussed.


October 7, 2023

When marriage suddenly changes the relationship negatively, talk about it together, and with professional help if needed.

October 6, 2023

Divorce, unfortunately, is common. Families must heal, not just blame. Our children deserve that effort.


September 30, 2023

A good man may be hard to find. But a great man stands out from the rest.

September 29, 2023

Regular two-dog pickups and caregiving strains two couples’ relationships.

September 23, 2023

Ongoing marital problems can benefit from a reality check that a professional therapist and a marriage counsellor can provide.

September 22, 2023

Women using condoms vs. oral contraception need to learn what’s best for their age, plus medical and family history.


September 16, 2023

Loving someone needn’t be displayed publicly to others, but instead, mutually felt and enjoyed.

September 15, 2023

Young adults undergoing changes to please a dominant partner should boost their self-esteem.

September 9, 2023

Some early and harsh life-lessons gradually become better understood and even appreciated, from your own more mature view.

September 8, 2023

Past trauma can trouble a person over many years. Counselling can help reassess inner strengths vs. fears.

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