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Mental Toughness

There are many ways to get mentally tougher apparently, but according to licensed marriage and family therapist Claire Dorotik-Nana there are five things we can all stop doing right now that will promote our mental robustness: … 176 more words

Daily Musing And Reflections

Down the chimney up.

What goes up the chimney down, but not down the chimney up?

An umbrella.

I liked this riddle as a kid. As an adult prone to metaphor I still like it. 302 more words

Adrian Fogelin Blog

Where is God When Your Lights Get Knocked Out?

One might ask the question, “Where is God when one’s lights get knocked out by life?” That is a great question and one that I am grappling with because I have been dealt a blow out of nowhere by life and I am left reeling and struggling to keep a hold on the Word that I have been given and the lessons that I have learned along my journey. 582 more words

5 Things To Remember When In Pursuit Of Your Dream

Who is going to be right? The naysayers or you.

It is not man who has placed in your heart your dream, God did. Therefore, you were already designed to win. 317 more words


Curve balls, hail storms, lemons, and temper tantrums. I swear I'm an adult sometimes. 

Today I let myself have temper tantrum and I generally do when life gives me lemons and curve balls and hail storms all in one day. 814 more words


Adversity: Forge a Meaning, Build an Identity.

All of us face adversity many times in our lives. Some adversity we are forced to go through, some adversity we try to avoid using many many ingenious ways. 228 more words

Motivational Articles

Neither have I

Very true. I’d add those special folks with the deep hearts that it’s so good to be around generally haven’t had it easy either.

Surviving two major break ups and finally bringing up a large family alone I was often a little sad that my kids had to work so hard (helping with the little ones, housework etc.) and didn’t have all those extras that their friends did, but now they’re grown I understand. 41 more words


teachezwell reblogged this on Teachezwell Blog and commented:

I can say this has been true in my life and in those of families who've struggled to meet the needs of their kiddos. "Better, not bitter" is a great goal when facing tough times.