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You can heal your life

Friday, July 31, 2015      4 comments

This is the title and philosophy of a new spark team that I just formed. This team is based on my viewpoint that the unhappiness in our lives is caused not by the events in our lives, but by negative thoughts brought on by these events, many of ... Read more

Dealing with stress

Saturday, July 18, 2015      7 comments

The one choice to remember when you are stressed is to be happy no matter what your circumstances. Practice being grateful. Even in the midst of the most difficult circumstances, spend at least 15 seconds of every hour to be grateful for thos... Read more

Creating a life filled with supportive friends

Saturday, July 11, 2015      5 comments

The most healthy relationships are those where respect and support is freely given and received. If you continually fid yourself in a pattern of relationships where you feel let down and not supported, perhaps you could look at the one common ... Read more

If you have no vision of success

Saturday, June 27, 2015      7 comments

If you have no clear vision of where you are headed, you will end up back where you started and will have to start over again. If you can not find others who share your vision, you either did not look deep enough to find others like you who had ... Read more


Wednesday, June 24, 2015      6 comments

I learned, from the teaching tolerance magazine, a couple of resources for parents and friends to help their child or someone they know to avoid being a victim of or to deal with cyberbullying, promote positive self esteem, and in general encour... Read more

More on

Saturday, June 13, 2015      5 comments

In another forum AJDOVER challenged my conclusion that Let Go, Let God was a most important Al-Anon slogan. She said the importance of each slogan depended upon the circumstances. She also said that to her this slogan was a call for one to paus... Read more

Let go and Let God

Thursday, June 11, 2015      3 comments

This is one of the most important slogans of the Al-Anon program, or for mitigating any stressful relationship, but it is important to not abuse it by turning it into a mandate for displaying utter apathy toward the others need for compassion a... Read more

Think (Al-Anon Slogan)

Saturday, June 06, 2015      5 comments

Think before speaking since thoughts spoken when the mind is not quiet and calm can lead to self harm just as a bee kills itself when it stings you. To give impulsive criticism, display impatience or hostility, or speak words of anger all tend ... Read more

Building/Improving Healthy Relationships team invite

Saturday, May 30, 2015      2 comments

You are welcome to visit our team
gid=64349 and if you like its goals, join to share concerns and info with those who have a common interest. We strive to use the proven ... Read more

unwind from stress in a healthy way

Monday, May 18, 2015      10 comments

Don't stress yourself out by trying to change others. Learn that two people seldom respond to the same situation in the same manner, and the right approach is never confined to your own way. Don't fret over things that you can't change, learn ... Read more

I am focused on learning to cook

Saturday, March 21, 2015      5 comments

I am sorry I haven't post here much lately but I have been trying to spend less time on the internet and was looking to find a nitch in line with my passion for science and mathematics. After giving that some thought and spending too much time o... Read more

Part 3 to a sucessful marriage (Giving)

Saturday, March 14, 2015      2 comments

It's time for part 3 of your report, "7 Secrets for Fixing Your Marriage." I hope you're putting to good work secrets 1 and 2. And now let's keep going. SECRET 3: GIVE You have some changes you'd like to see in your spouse ... Read more

I failed to fulfill my promise

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      9 comments

I.m taking a week of not using the internet since I failed to limit my hours the past month as much as I had promised my wife. I will do my blogs on word perfect then post them on the evening of March18. Until then I am asking team members to v... Read more

Secret 2 to a sucessful marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      10 comments

"SECRET 2: TALK & TOUCH Did you ever hear the Paul Simon song, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"? It's a humorous song about a not-so-funny subject (the break-up of Simon's marriage). I don't want you to hop on a bus or drop off your keys, b... Read more

Secret 1 to sucessful a marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      5 comments

To have a successful relationship with an individual don't focus on your differences or past history, don't focus on what you want, but focus on doing what will lead to a winning situation for both you and your spouse/partner. More to follow ... Read more

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