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The Opportunity of Valentine’s Day

Rather than slip into negative thinking about Valentine's Day, or try to deny the day altogether, I’m trying a new tactic: to view Valentine’s Day as an opportunity, rather than an obligation. Consider these possible ways to view this special day....

Dating after 40: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls

After years of self-examination, we should know ourselves a lot better, know how to communicate our needs and wants to others, and have wisdom about what the red flags are and how to set boundaries.

Finding the best relationship for you and your future will be much easier if you avoid these common pitfalls.

5 Easy Ways to Say “I Love You”

If gift-giving isn’t your strong suit, occasions like Valentine’s Day are likely to bring on stress and worry.
Follow these steps to simplify your shopping.  Your loved one will appreciate your effort.

Why Won’t God Let Me Lose Weight?

Does it seem like no matter what you do to lose weight, the scale just won’t budge? Year after year, the battle continues, with resolutions made and resolutions broken. And according to the latest statistics, 7 out of 10 of us are in this wretched battle.

So, the big question some of us may be asking is, Why won't God let me lose weight?

Who Was St. Valentine?

We give cards, chocolates, flowers and other expressions of love on Valentine's Day - but who is the person who carries the holiday's namesake? Learn some historical insight into this "lovely" holiday.

Why Parents Need To Rethink Their Use of Technology and Media

According to a recent report, “our youngest kids [8 and under] are spending nearly 10 times as much time with their eyes glued to screens than they did in 2011.” In light of the statistics, The Los Angeles Times suggests that maybe parents have more to do with their kids’ excessive use of smartphones than they realize....

5 Financial Tips for Teens

When it comes to economics, many teens’ mouths write checks their knowledge can’t cash. Help influence the financial literacy of a teen in your life with these practical money-management tips.

Great (Unmet) Expectations: Avoiding Valentine's Day Heartache

Let me guess. You're a woman who doesn't look forward to Valentine's Day!  Whether you are single and lonely, or married and tired of being disappointed from unmet expectations - you are not alone.

This Valentine's Day, let's change that!  Let's fill our emotional tank by refocusing on the source of love in our lives!

Words of Encouragement for Women - 45 Affirmations to Lift the Soul

These encouragements, scriptures, and quotes have been prepared with you, and the women in your life, in mind. It is my hope and prayer that you can store these treasures in your journal or pass them on!

You never know the full healing that can result from thoughtful words shared with those we love!

Couch Potato Coma

I used to idolize television.  At some point though, I felt a conviction about the seriousness of my problem. I loved television far too much.

Give Yourself a Raise!

Sure, we're all supposed to pay taxes.  But every year, millions of Americans set their income-tax withholding too high. By making what amounts to an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam, these taxpayers are forfeiting the opportunity to earn a return on their money.

Family History: How Your Genes Affect Your Health

There are many things you can do to reduce your risk of developing various diseases, but there is one thing you simply can’t change: your genes.

We talk about how strong a strong predictor of many health problems genetics is, and what you can do about it. 

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