family humor

Funny Quotes about Family that Will Leave You Laughing

The world is rich with witticisms, those short, profound observations that all of us wish that we’d said first. But even if you haven’t created an original remark, you can still share briefly stated, wonderful wisdom cobbled together by someone else. Let’s look at life from the beginning and see where it leads us in […]

frustration

7 Tips for Dealing with Frustration

Frustration is an emotion everyone can relate to. However, it is an emotion that is pretty vague. Are you exasperated, upset, disappointment, let down, irritated, or perturbed? Being frustrated leaves a lot to the imagination. In order to understand what someone is actually feeling when they say they are frustrated, it helps to look at […]

love yourself

How to Love Yourself

As we grow, we meet various milestones in our lives, from learning how to walk and talk, learning fundamentals about the world, and going through puberty, all in the ultimate goal of developing into an independent adult. One developmental milestone that many do not immediately identify is the development of emotional intelligence, or the ability […]

questions

Top 10 Questions to Help You to Learn about Someone

Meeting people at school, work, and at parties, during dates or on vacation and in other situations, is an opportunity to understand someone else’s mind, their thought processes, priorities and personality traits. However, most of us are not comfortable with asking questions that invite detailed responses. We feel like nosy interrogators or like social klutzes […]

relationship

What is a Sapiosexual?

Sapiosexual sounds like a weird name somebody made up for some sexual fetish. However, it is a real term that has been recognized by the world’s major dictionaries such as Oxford Dictionaries, Merriam Webster, and Encyclopedia Britannica. Sapiosexual has the root of the Latin word “sapiens” as in “homo sapiens.” It’s translated as wise. Sapiosexuals […]

questions

Top 10 Questions to Help You to Learn about Someone

Meeting people at school, work, and at parties, during dates or on vacation and in other situations, is an opportunity to understand someone else’s mind, their thought processes, priorities and personality traits. However, most of us are not comfortable with asking questions that invite detailed responses. We feel like nosy interrogators or like social klutzes […]

breakup

When One Door Closes: How to Create Closure After a Failed Relationship

While growing up, many of us learn about relationships with others, romantic or otherwise, from stories. Romance comedies show us many different ways a relationship can unfold, tense personal dramas teach us all about heartbreak and despair, and tawdry pulp novels teach us techniques to woe and wow our partners. With story providing so much […]

love and hate

How Do I Function in This World If I Hate People?

You might hate people for trivial reasons, such as when they cut you off in traffic or disparage your favorite team. There are more serious reasons such as watching people being cruel to each other on social media or seeing someone get berated over something small. When you consider humanity as a whole, it’s easy […]

love

Myth or Reality?: Does Unconditional Love Even Exist?

Does unconditional love even exist? There are likely many people who say it doesn’t. Ask those whose parents abused them or only praised them for successes. Those people may not believe in unconditional love. On the other hand, we witness parents supporting children who have committed crimes and spouses supporting partners after suffering infidelity. With […]