Tip of the Day Archive

June 3, 2023

Don’t judge a potential partner’s age-related background. Learn about it.

June 2, 2023

Ignore years-ago high-school gossip.


May 27, 2023

Never judge a book by its cover, or a person by their thinning hair.

May 26, 2023

True friendship is about caring when it matters, not about gift exchanges.

May 20, 2023

An adult child’s undisclosed lifestyle is only a parent’s potential business if dangerous or coercive.

May 19, 2023

Be prepared to help your young adult through the possible heartbreak of a first relationship.

May 13, 2023

Dating-assists will always attract some singles, whether online, seated together briefly, or connected by paid match-makers. Your choice.

May 12, 2023

If you want to protect a family member you love, make time to visit and be present in their life.

May 6, 2023

Cheating can destroy a marriage and split a family, or be a turning point for positive change.

May 5, 2023

Mental health issues require professional help (psychologists/psychiatrists/clinical social workers, etc.) not lay peoples’ uneducated opinions.

April 29, 2023

To gain mutual trust with your children, discuss its importance from early years.

April 24, 2023

When you have love and self-achievement, pass it on.

April 21, 2023

When close friendship and family bonds collide due to opposing values, stay out of the middle but try to stay connected.

April 19, 2023

Don’t jump to conclusions about someone’s behaviour that reminds you of past events.

April 13, 2023

A health-compromised parent must seek professional supports to prevent her adult child from bullying her and giving her work orders.

April 11, 2023

When there’s a serious noise problem between adjoining apartment or condo-dwellers, resolve amicably rather than through legal means, if at all possible.

April 8, 2023

When a relationship’s going nowhere, recognize that it’s wrong for you. Move on.


April 7, 2023

Leave flawed relationships in the past; find happiness in your future.

March 31, 2023

Don’t let close people compete for your attention. It’s immature and harms all the relationships.

March 28, 2023

Don’t tell an adult child that you never loved their other parent. It resolves nothing.

March 23, 2023

When your core values are argued against, you’re with the wrong person.

March 22, 2023

Every special relationship matters, including those which ended simply because their time was over.

March 13, 2023

If he/she is stringing someone else along, you may be facing the same fate.

March 10, 2023

Loving grandparents can help families by example, not by lecture.

March 7, 2023

Adult life presents in stages, with past friends moving on but sometimes reconnecting years later.

March 2, 2023

Cheaters exist among all genders and for many motivations. Date casually until you’re certain of feeling full trust.

March 1, 2023

Don’t measure yourself by anyone else’s concept of your present and future. Live your dreams, and love yourself at any age.


February 23, 2023

Post-divorce marriage of a parent is easily worrying to adult children. A wise parent eases the two forces into a common understanding.

February 21, 2023

Define yourself as you are in the current time frame, based on hopes and plans for your future, not on your past.


February 18, 2023

Past trauma can have lasting effects. But current love and trust can overcome old fears.

February 13, 2023

Consider a needed divorce as a passage for reaffirming your values, staying close to trusted friends, and pursuing new interests.


February 9, 2023

Be grateful for the good that you have in your life. Period.


February 8, 2023

Don’t attribute factors in your life years back to having similar effects on your daughter’s life today.

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.


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