Happiness, Virtues

Money and Happiness: The Confounding Factor, Part II

Extreme ways of thinking often cause us to dig ourselves into a very deep hole.  I’ve done that myself quite a number of times, ending up in some very uncomfortable places.  I do hope that my hole-digging days are over, but then again, just like you, I’m an imperfect human being—so hopefully there are going… Read More Money and Happiness: The Confounding Factor, Part II

Family, Parenting, Patience, Virtues

Allowing Frustration to Touch You, Your Partner, and Your Children

We tend to shy away from frustration.  Anything that bothers us, we avoid.  I think that, to a certain extent, that’s OK—I mean, why would I purposefully choose to get into the longest line at the grocery store?  But there are situations in which frustration is just a part of life and should be something… Read More Allowing Frustration to Touch You, Your Partner, and Your Children