Consider the Spoons in Your Marriage

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Nateanite and I are both a relatively unique combination of introversion and high-strung “Type A” personalities. I think it comes from being the oldest sibling. It makes for a pretty unique dynamic in our marriage. One of our main tools for communication is Google Hangouts. We talk during the day, chatting about what’s going on…

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What United Airlines Can Teach Us About Maintaining Relationships

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With bloodied mouth, glasses askew and belly exposed for the world’s social media scrutiny, United Express Flight 3411 passenger, Dr. David Dao, was brutally ousted from the overbooked flight. The incident occurred April 8, 2017 and shocked viewers around the world. United Airlines initially defended their legal right to remove passengers on overbooked flights, and…

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Why Are Men So Emotionally Closed Off?

why are men emotionally closed off

I think it’s a social and cultural thing. To be closed off. I don’t think it’s natural. I’m as open as a book to anyone and everyone, and that to me feels more empowering than being closed off and guarded. Men have been this way since the victorian times. It’s been woven into the very…

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How Mental Illness Affects Defining Myself as a Man

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All throughout history and our daily lives, there’s a stigma about men that has been passed down by generations. It’s that men have to be strong, a leader, successful and confident. What if you don’t possess all those characteristics? Does that mean that you or I are less than the men that do? Sure, you…

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What To Say When People Accuse You of “Choosing” Addiction

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No one chooses this life for themselves I didn’t choose to be an addict. It’s not like when the teacher was asking in class what everyone wanted to do when they were older, I stood up and yelled proudly, “An addict! Yay!” No-one chooses addiction. I think if we had a firm control over our lives,…

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How to Inspire Change by Listening to People Rather than Talking to Them

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We don’t listen enough Were you aware that not many people know how to properly listen? I know because I used to be in that bracket. Listening for me had always been in the past, and exercise for me to answer what was being said to me on the surface, and not properly take in what…

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Episode 3 – Volunteering your time. Soundcloud podcast

Change starts from within

Episode 3 – Volunteering your time I don’t think people understand what an enriching experience volunteering your time can be. For me I used it to start a career, for others it can just be to get out of the house or make new friends.

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Episode 2 – Switching focus. Soundcloud podcast

Change starts from within

Today I’m talking all about switching focus from the harmful and toxic habbits and addictions that we have. That doing so sets the route for our path to change.

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Change starts from within. Soundcloud podcast

Change starts from within

So! I’ve taken to podcasting! How awesome is that? I may be a bit rugged at the start; certainly not my best presenters voice, but it’s been a while since I did anything like this. Anyway, put your feet up, relax and listen to me talk for a while! Enjoy! Special thanks to Suzie Parkus…

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