Category: Relationships

10 Ways to Bond as a Family
Dec 23

10 Ways to Bond as a Family

Emphasize the goodness in family members and de-emphasize imperfections. Resist advice giving unless you’re specifically asked for your opinion. Listen more than you talk. Don’t use sarcasm as a means of connecting. Limit alcohol consumption as it detracts from genuine relating. Pay attention to the elders and the youngest, they are more in need of your attention. Make attempts to enter the world of children; don’t spend your time in exclusive adult conversation. Resist favoring those family members whom you have most ...
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10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Drama
Nov 25

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Drama

Be realistic in terms of your expectations of yourself and others. Limit alcohol as it will lower tolerance and increase the chance of arguments. Don’t abandon exercise as you’ll need this stress reducer more than ever. Limit simple sugars as they can leave you moody and tense. Focus on those you know are easy to get along and limit exposure to the drama makers. Use music as a calming agent and mood elevator Slow down when you’re tired and let yourself ...
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