Mind Your Body Language

Our body language is a powerful indicator of the way we feel and can tell others much more about us than our words ever can.   Our tone of voice and body language are extremely important in making connections with people we may not know so well. When we first meet someone it can be… Continue reading Mind Your Body Language

Are You Seeing Anyone? How To Annoy Your Single Friends.

So Are You Seeing Anyone? If you are one of the growing band of happily single people, you probably don’t post about it on Facebook. You are too busy out there, doing exciting stuff that those of us who are married are maybe a little bit envious of. The pendulum seems to be swinging towards… Continue reading Are You Seeing Anyone? How To Annoy Your Single Friends.

How Our Canoe Trip Became Couples Therapy

When I agreed to spend a hot summer weekend away, with my husband and some of his Army buddies. I didn’t expect it to turn into a couples therapy session. It was sold to me as a relaxing canoe trip. We would take in the sun, have a few drinks along the way and then… Continue reading How Our Canoe Trip Became Couples Therapy

How To Be Happy

If found following these 21 steps made me much happier. Be nice to everyone, from the person who delivers your mail to the people who you disagree with. Forgive yourself, you are human not a robot, you are not perfect and  you will make mistakes. Smile at people and talk to strangers, it’s hard at… Continue reading How To Be Happy

Why Texting Is Bad For Relationships

Last year a group of friends and I did the annual St. Patrick’s Day Run in Pensacola. It’s a crazy party masquerading as a race with over 15,000 participants. As we lined up to run my friend Jessica was struggling to contact some of our other friends that we had planned to meet. The huge… Continue reading Why Texting Is Bad For Relationships

Hope You 'Get To' Have a Merry Christmas

Yesterday my friends and I were chatting about  people who are hard to buy gifts for. We realized that worrying about what to buy people who don’t want or need anything is a pretty crazy first world problem It got me thinking about things that we feel that we ‘have’ to do rather than what… Continue reading Hope You 'Get To' Have a Merry Christmas

Relationships Are In The Details

My husband Al doesn’t  know how to stack a dishwasher, or rather he doesn’t know how to stack one efficiently so that everything gets clean, you know? the way I do it.  My stepson Jarvis and I also joke that  we wonder if he really lives here, because when he is responsible for emptying it,… Continue reading Relationships Are In The Details