10 Ways To Love Yourself No ratings yet.

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There’s an old psychologists’ cliché; ‘you have to love yourself before you can expect others to love you.’ There is a grain of truth in this; it’s much easier to be around someone who is ‘happy in their own skin’, to quote another cliché. But loving yourself isn’t always that easy and we all feel down and negative about ourselves from time to time. Read more

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Unusual Ways To Remember A Deceased Loved One No ratings yet.

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They say there’s only one thing certain in life and that is that one day we will all die. People seem to be taking an increasingly more upbeat view of death too with novelty coffins, themed funerals; lively pop tunes over traditional, downbeat hymns and even celebratory post-burial parties now becoming commonplace. Another increasingly popular trend is the move towards cremation rather than burial; but what about the ashes? Read more

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The Illogical Fear of Death No ratings yet.

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Death is a concept that seems, on its surface, concrete and finite–easily defined and described. The best definition we humans–who admittedly do not understand most things about the universe around them–can propose is in fact a simple one; the end of a life, or when a living thing ceases to live. Read more

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Orphaned Before 50! No ratings yet.

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You may think the title strange but I want to get your attention. I’m not one to preach about smoking, I don’t smoke, never have, so I can’t tell you about quitting, but I can tell you about not quitting. Read more

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How To Support A Terminally Ill Loved One No ratings yet.

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Finding out that a loved one is terminally ill presents a serious emotional challenge, not just for the afflicted person, but for their friends and family as well. While you need not repress all of your emotions, you should bring the needs of the individual to the forefront during this trying time. Read more

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Redirecting Your Life No ratings yet.

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There is a place that we have to reach when we know within us that it is time to stop a bad habit. It may be smoking, eating, drugs, or gambling. We get down to that area in our lives where it comes screaming home to us. To recover we have to choose it for ourselves, not have other people telling us that it needs to be done. Read more

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