How Wanting More Can Block Your Blessings

You ever had one of those moments where someone kindly “tells you about yourself”? And you really had absolutely no idea that you were doing anything wrong only to have that person caringly tell you otherwise.That’s why I believe that we should surround ourselves with people who will be honest and tell us what we need to hear and not what we always want to hear. The latter sounds nicer but how can you become better if you cannot accept constructive criticism?...more

Be The Boyfriend You Wish You Had

Yes, you read the title correctly. It was a toss up between the one I chose and “Treat Yourself The Way You Wanted To Be Treated.” I don’t know how guys are, but when girls get together, all we do is bitch about our boyfriends. What they do wrong, why they can’t do anything right, what stupid ass thing they said, what stupid ass thing they did, etc, etc.We could literally go on all day long. The ranting and raving usually ends with an end-of-the-night “I don’t want you to get the wrong idea because he really is a great guy” or “But I really do love him” — to which we always reply, “You don’t have to say that. I know he’s a good guy and, if you didn’t love him, you wouldn’t be with him.” Sometimes I like to throw in “because he’s such a dumbass that why would you be with him if you didn’t love the idiot?”.Anyway, after years upon years of complaining about our boyfriends’ juvenile stupidity, my friends and I have decided to be the boyfriend that we wish we had. It’s pretty much the same concept as the Destiny’s Child’s Independent Women song. You can love him as much as you want, but don’t let his actions make you feel bad anymore....more

Does your child complain a lot? Here's an idea how to change that behavior:

IT SEEMS MY 7-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER COMPLAINS A LOT JUST FOR THE SAKE OF COMPLAINING. HOW CAN WE STOP IT?photocreditDR. RUTHERFORD: Let's talk about some positive behavior modification strategies that this parent can put to use immediately to change this behavior....more

It's My Pregnancy and I'll Complain if I Want To

After two previous high risk pregnancies, a traumatic birth with my second son which culminated in me needing a blood transfusion, and a new pregnancy which has been riddled with pain, bleeding, and much stress, forgive me for needing to get something off my chest... ...more
I've been trying to get pregnant for over three years and I've had two miscarriages. I will hear ...more

Don't Complain

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Dear Complainers:

You know those people who seem to have a web profile (facebook/twitter/msn/and occasionally *gasps* even blog) simply to complain? I'm talking about the girl who constantly updates facebook statuses saying she's fat, expecting of course, a prompt comment arguing "no you're not", which of course leads to a list of fifty some comments which basically consist of "yes I am"s and "no you're not"s. Or the collegiate who constantly updates his twitter announcing how busy he his because of so much homework, or the ever present complaint about college tuition....more

Who Needs Thanksgiving Anyway?

We do.Because without it we too easily slip into the complacency of taking life’s treasures for granted and complaining about petty inconveniences....more

Stop Complaining - Start Imagining!

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Jobs are scarce and bosses are asses!!

Here I do go!  I must say, life is to short to be ugly, dont you think?  Well apparantly my boss doesnt think so.  Now let me say, I know there are some amazing bosses out there, and dont take this as Im out to bash every single work place there ever was, cause Im not.  What I am out to vent about is those bosses that are complete asses and you dont give them any reason to be.  Its so hard to find good jobs out there and when you just think you might have found an amazing job, you find out your boss is an ass!  Now I understand there are logical reasons for bos...more

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