Category archive - Thought Provoking

Seven (Seemingly-Unrelated) Things that Unconsciously Help You to be Good at Marriage


I am a huge (like HUUUGGGEEE) advocate for conscious intentional preparation for marriage and continuous improvement together when you enter it. However, there are some things that seem totally unrelated but can start to wire (or rewire) our mind for marriage. I love this list and you will too. You’ll probably say “Hmm never thought of that before” a couple of times.
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Socio-relational Addictions You Might Not Know You Have (and How They’re Messing with Your Life)


Sure there are the usual suspects when we talk about addiction. You know them well. Alcohol, Drugs, Pornography and all that.
I need to tell you though, that there are some socio-relational addictions (addictions that have to do with our social life and our relationships) that I perceive many people are dealing with, without even knowing the issue exists.
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Fear vs Caution in Life and Relationships

Fear vs Caution in Life and Relationships
Tony Robbins said it best. “Life is the dance between what we fear the most and what we want the most.”

I recently published an article on fear titled “Fear may be secretly destroying your life and relationships…See how and conquer it”. It explored the different ways fear creeps in and holds us back from our best relationships and lives.

Someone read the article and asked a very important question: “How does one balance between fear and being careful?”

As I thought about that, I started to get even deeper perspective on fear.

Here is what I have come to find out about the balance between fear and caution in life and relationships. Read more

Fear May Be SECRETLY Destroying Your Life and Relationships. See How and Conquer It!

Fear May Be SECRETLY Destroying Your Life and Relationships.

Fear is nasty. It doesn’t play fair with you and it is out to kill you. I don’t think I could have made that lighter. It uses every method available within itself to cripple you and make you miserable. It wants to make your relationships and your life suck and snuff the life out of you…..and that’s not even the scariest part…. Read more

(Part 2) AMAZING Relationship Advantages Men Provide (Probably Better Than Women) At The START Of A Relationship

PT 2 - Some AMAZING relationship advantages men provide (Probably better than women) at the START of a relationship

Part 1 dealt with the first few. This is another set of critical behaviors and thought processes that men bring to a relationship AT THE START that are just incredible advantages for the relationship.

I know how this sounds already. Men…better at something that has to do with relationships? What?

Again, it doesn’t mean that men are better AT relationships (not even a little bit) but GOING IN…at the start,  the mentality most men come in with could really help set the foundation for a healthy relationship. Read more

Some AMAZING Relationship Advantages Men Provide (Probably Better Than Women) At The START Of A Relationship

Some AMAZING relationship advantages men provide (Probably better than women) at the START of a relationship
Ok…I know how this sounds. Especially for some ladies reading this. I know several bells are ringing in some women’s minds right now. “Yea right…what advantages could men possibly offer to relationships even close to women…let alone better than women”? Funny thing is…we see these things but we often see these male behaviors and thought processes as “just biological or as just part of the game”. As true as that is many times, I think they are a bit deeper than that.  Read more