Apr 25 2017

Talk about Issues before they are Issues

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals, Uncategorized

A good friend taught me to “Talk about issues before they are issues” with my kids.  She said to bring things up early on, and make it open for conversation.  Then when they are actually faced with the situation, it will be familiar territory.   This “pre-talk” might include talking through expectations, prepare them for disappointments,

Apr 11 2017

Forgiveness

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Wikipedia tells me Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, let’s go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.   However, the tips and “how to list” was not listed below the definition…

Apr 4 2017

Broken, Real, In–Progress living

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

At a book club meeting, we were discussing themes from our most recent read, The Alchemist. One of the chat topics was “falling down 7 times, and getting up 8 times”.  We pondered, individually, if we have been doing this in our life to date – what it has given us and what it has