Do You Speak Your Lover’s Language?

The language of love comes in many dialects. The trick is to learn to speak your partner’s dialect, or at least to understand it. And if possible, to appreciate it. The trouble comes when you expect your beloved to speak your language. For example, Sally is a Gifter....

Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s easy to let the concept of gratitude fade in the everyday busyness of life. But the fact is, gratitude is an attitude you can cultivate and develop. When you do, you will find not only psychological benefits, but physical benefits,...

When Your Best Friend Betrays You

A friend of my friend, Jane, committed the biggest BFF sin there is—betrayal. She was envious of Jane’s successful business and sabotaged Jane’s client. She lied to the client about Jane’s abilities and claimed she could serve the client better. When my businesswoman...

Problems. How do you find solutions?

You’ve got problems. Everyone does. You can’t go through life without them. What matters is how you deal with them. Last week we talked about tuning into your emotions so you can recognize problems early and hopefully get a head start at solving them, thus truncating...

Problems. How do you solve them?

Everyone has problems in everyday life, sometimes multiple problems at the same time. The extent to which these problems plague you depends on how you handle them. For example, if your problem is that you’re perpetually late, you can stick your head in the sand and...