Facebook, Instagram, Twitter … social media are everywhere! Used as a tool to improve our connections, they can benefit our relationships. However, they can also be a time thief that leaves us feeling terrible if we’re not careful. Here are a few ways to make sure they enhance, not hinder.
1. Claim control. Spend time catching up with people and things that leave you feeling connected with those you care about. Don’t get lost in the rabbit hole of everything else going on with people you don’t know well or at all. Set a time limit to keep yourself accountable.
Your heart is heavy with the needs of your friends. Their marriage is suffering and you want to help – but where do you begin?
1. Ask what they need. Ask what kind of support they’d like – if any. They may not be ready. Don’t jump in before asking where they need you.
Jason travels a lot for work, which means I am often acting as a “single parent.” When he comes home, all the rules go out the window and it’s like a vacation for the kids. My son told me he likes his dad better than me because “Dad is more fun!” I need some changes.
After graduation from college, my daughter told me she no longer believes in God. What can I say to her that will help her think more deeply about this decision?
I love my job and earn a great living, but my new boss is demanding and unpredictable. He’s starting to dominate my thoughts and emotions. What can I do?
It’s natural to start obsessing over a bad boss. You must control your thought life or your thought life will control you. It’s a battle, and these disciplines can help: