Aug 11, 2021 in Life Coaching
It's the Little Things
Practicing small steps at first helps build confidence in taking bigger steps later.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Single, ordinary drinking glass of water when vaporized can create a blanket of fog that can cover a square acre at least 3 feet deep. Imagine a fog so thick, you couldn't see past your nose.
Every tall, stately oak tree produces a rain shower of acorns that vary in size from 1/4 inch to over 2 or 3 inches, depending on the species. A Red Oak tree will reach a height of 60 to 70 feet and a spread of 40 to 60 feet from one acorn.
Water does not boil until it reaches a temperature of 212 degrees F°, which means at 211 degrees, it's just hot.
What do all of these things have in common? At first, they start out small and seemingly insignificant. But when activated, can produce phenomenal results, bigger than we can imagine.
An oak tree showers acorns because the majority of them are stolen and eaten by other animals. If an acorn doesn't fall to the ground, it can't do what it's designed to do. That oak tree at maturity is capable of providing enough lumber to create awesome shelter or make some really nice furniture.
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At 212 degrees F°, water boils, which creates steam, which can then produce electricity, or power a steam engine, or cook macaroni. And it only takes a drinking glass of that water to fog almost an entire city block.
Little things can produce big results. This is true in nature, as well as in our lives. What we may think is an insignificant smile can change someone’s day in a very impactful way; You just don’t realize it. Opening a door for someone or sending a “thinking of you" note can have impactful and lasting impressions.
The teenage boys that I mentor on Sundays at church had an assignment to write “thinking of you” notes to elderly people that could not get out of their house for whatever reason. Most wrote letters back saying what a joy it was to receive and read those letters.
I read a quote once that said “You can't do common things and expect uncommon results.” I beg to differ. You can do common things and expect uncommon results, as long as those things are done consistently.
Think about writing a book for example. What an overwhelming task! Who could ever dedicate themselves to that! However, if you write a page a day, you have written 365 pages, which is a pretty thick book!
If you drink one extra glass of water a day, you have already dramatically improved your health. Most people drink between 2 and 3 cups of water per day, not including soda drinks or coffee. The benefits of drinking water include better moods, better-looking skin, weight loss, helps with digestion and reduces cramping in muscles just to name a few.
If you get one more hour of sleep per night, you’ve helped to improve your memory and mood, as well as appetite and stress.
If you take stairs rather than elevators or escalators, you've just exercised and reduced the risk of heart disease.
The opposite can be said as well. For example, let's say you decide to stay up later than usual. The next day you feel like crap and you just want to get through the day. Or you don't get up at all and sleep in. Now the next night you can't sleep, so you stay up too late again.
When you start to chip away at the little things that make you productive; I.e. sleeping right, eating right, exercising, you begin to fall into this downward spiral until you get to the point where you either just give up, or you have to make a significant change. And that's painful. I've been there.
Making what seems to be small and insignificant changes today, can produce dramatic results over time. Practicing small steps at first helps build confidence in taking bigger steps later.
You'll get there.
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