Category Archives: Family & Friends

What to say to a person that is dying or grieving
Family & Friends

What To Say When Someone Is Dying

There can be a lot of mystery and confusion surrounding death because we have become a society that has been mostly shielded from death and the dying ... Read More
Woman Hugging Mother
Family & Friends

How to Get Along with Your Adult Daughter

The bond between a mother and daughter is practically unbreakable. In fact, according to a study in The Journal of Family Issues, "Of all familial rel... Read More
An elderly woman laughs beside a friendly young care assistant
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What To Know About Caring for An Aging Loved One

Sponsored post.   I often say that I've lived a number of lives throughout the course of my life. The different stages have depended on w... Read More
Grandparents with granddaughter for grandparents rights
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Do Grandparents Have Legal Rights to See Their Grandkids?

It can take a village to raise a child, and for many families, grandparents are a part of that village. At the same time, there are instances where a ... Read More
Sending child to college
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The Mixed Emotions of Sending Kids off to College

It's that time again. It's back to school, and many of us are sending one of our babies off to college. It isn't until you reach the point of actually... Read More
Fun things to do with friends over 50 - out for a walk at a campsite
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13 Fun Things to Do with Friends

As you age, you realize more and more the importance of friendship. Having good friends that you enjoy is one of the most wonderful feelings in the wo... Read More
grief archetype
Family & Friends

What’s Your Grief Archetype?

Everyone experiences grief at some point in their lifetimes. Whether the loss is that of a home, a job, or a loved one, the thoughts and feelings that... Read More
friendship jealousy
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So, What’s REALLY Behind Jealousy?

Jealousy is a complex emotional response triggered by a real or perceived threat to something of value. Whether it be a girlfriend jealous of her para... Read More
friendship jealousy
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What Causes Friendship Jealousy—And What To Do About It

None of us escape jealousy or envy. We either feel it ourselves or are the subject of it in others. What causes these less than desirable feelings tha... Read More
how to have difficult conversations
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How to Have Difficult—But Necessary—Conversations

We’ve all avoided difficult conversations, or worse, engaged in toxic communication patterns that made things worse. The cause for it was a disagree... Read More
daughter dad relationship
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Dad’s American Dream: The Importance of Father-Daughter Relationships

Dad Such a small word packed with so much meaning. Who among us doesn't have a significant thing to say about our Dad or father figure? We visualize ... Read More
Family & Friends

The Art of Giving

Throughout life, there will always be an occasion in which you will want to give someone a gift. It could be in celebration of a birthday, the birth o... Read More