Successful Relationships Reading Corner

 
In this week’s blog we wrote about what core values are. These posts have some excellent perspectives on this topic. We think you’ll enjoy them.
Understanding your core values in relationships (no they’re not your common interests) “One of the things that people are most confused about and that I get asked a lot of questions about, is the issue of ‘common interests’ and letting superficial things inadvertently get mixed in with your ‘core’ values.
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What Are Core Values, and What Are Yours? Part I

Core values – what exactly are they? They differ from person to person, and if your partner’s values don’t match yours, they will emerge as irreconcilable differences in your most serious arguments. That is why it is so important to make sure those values match when entering a relationship.
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In this week’s blog we wrote that we’re all one family – let’s act like one. These posts have inspiration for us all.
A New Map for Relationships “Working on global issues proved critical to bringing magic back into our marriage, and truly loving personal relationships provide the model for a peaceful, sustainable planet….
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We’re All One Family – Let’s Act Like One

Family. Our parents, our children, our siblings. Then there are cousins, aunts, nephews. Perhaps you shared turkey with them last Thursday.
Or maybe you are estranged from your relatives, and have made your own family; people you can share your fears and dreams with, people you can call on to help out, people with whom you celebrate milestones.
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In this week’s blog we wrote about how to talk turkey together this thanksgiving. These posts all have insights and advice for Thanksgiving.
How To Survive Thanksgiving With Your Family Post-Election “Thanksgiving is all about coming together as a family to celebrate … except when it’s about coming together to argue about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
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How to Talk Turkey Together This Thanksgiving

The only way in which a human being can make some approach to knowing the whole of a subject is by hearing what can be said about it by persons of every variety of opinion and studying all modes in which it can be looked at by every character of mind.
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Phil and Maude’s Friday Feature: Lawrence Gelber I Declare World Peace

Lawrence Gelber is one of those people who puts his thoughts for peace into action, and we find him a perfect candidate for our Friday Feature column. He is a New York based attorney who has acted for peace on a global scale.
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In this week’s blog we wrote about the impact of the election–how to both stay present and move forward. These posts all have insights and advice on how to proceed after the election, as well.
The Critical Role of Self-Care for Handling Post-Election Stress “So what can you do if you’re feeling overwhelmed?
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How to Both Stay Present and Move Forward

A student asked, “When times of great difficulty visit us, how should we meet them?”
The teacher said, “Welcome.”
Last week we wrote about the importance of staying present during a crisis such as a flat tire. This week, the universe pushed the button labeled “Practice What You Preach” and produced the U.S.
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In this week’s blog we wrote about how to stay present in a crisis and in your relationship. These posts offer some ideas about this.
5 Steps for Being Present “So, how do we stay present? The first thing to recognize is that, try as we might, we really can only do one thing at a time, so we ought to do that thing wholeheartedly.
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