“What do you do?” is a question I never like to hear, and never know how to answer. When I try to answer it I usually get the same responses. The first response is a surprised “oh…” followed by the silence and contemplation that I can either read minds (I can’t) or that I am quietly psychoanalyzing them (I’m not).
with the beautiful Seattle summer behind us and cold wet Seattle gray upon us, self-care is more important than ever during the time when seasonal depression starts to kick in. So whether you're battling seasonal depression or just neglecting your own needs, here are three things you can do to implement self-care into your life to make sure you are taking care of yourself.
Some believe an ideal marriage is where the husband provides and the wife takes care of the kids and the home. They might believe this is the way marriage is designed to be, and that it is the way it has always been; except it's not, and it has never been.
Like any sitcom or romantic comedy will tell you, love complicates things. History will tell you that love and these complications are the reason for the increase in divorce, but it wasn’t always like this. In fact for the majority of human history love didn’t complicate marriage because it wasn’t a major factor for getting married in the first place.
When people commit to a diet they have specific goals in mind; to lose weight, be healthier, look better naked or all the above. Relationships should have clear goals as well; to argue less, to communicate better, to spend more quality time together, and to burn kale to the ground.
Making your love a priority should not be something you do when you have time for it; it needs to be something you make time for. Here is a list of 4 things you can do to help make your love a priority.