(Family Features) During this year’s holidays, many families are looking forward to celebrating a closer-to-normal season. However, that means staying healthy and keeping all kinds of germs at bay, including seasonal cold and flu bugs. “With life getting back to normal, we are expecting a more severe cold and flu season than we encountered last […]
And What You Can Do About It Doesn’t anyone take responsibility anymore? You may well ask this as you look around at our world today. From politicians to athletes to artistes and influencers — it is not my fault, seems to be the name of the game. Indeed, the blame game is going strong. This
Bianca glanced at her surroundings, missing the beauty around her as she looked without seeing. Could she choose happiness when her mind was filled with thoughts of the challenges and disappointments that she faced? Even climbing up the mountain had been hard. As Bianca reflected on the climb, she relived the difficulty she had
“What’s wrong with you? When did you become a vanity critic?” Donna asked. “Wrong? There’s nothing wrong with me,” was Courtney’s puzzled response. “Oh really! Every time we speak, you are negative. You behave as if you are the world’s biggest self-appointed critic. The problem is that unlike a real critic, you never
“I’m sorry.” Suzie stared into the silence that was thick with hostility. She tried again. “I’m sorry.” Finally, Diana looked at Suzie then looked straight through her as she said, “I don’t believe you.” With that, she turned sharply and walked away, leaving a crestfallen Suzie behind. Diana was exercising her right to be offended.
Jean slammed the car door and ran into the house. She was furious. “How dare they,” she thought. “How dare they disrespect me like that?” Without pausing to reflect on what had happened, she rushed to her computer. She did not consider whether or not her emotional reaction was in proportion to what had