relationship

What is the Difference Between Values and Goals?

If you flip through the self-help section of the bookstore, you will see several books focused on setting goals and achieving them. How can we set effective goals? How can we make consistent progress toward our goals? Goals, goals, goals. Goals Can Be Tricky Goals aren’t a bad thing. But …

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How to Make Friends: Reach Out to One Person Every Day

Sometimes making friends can be difficult, especially if you have recently moved to a new place. It might feel like everyone else is already connected, and you’re all alone. It can be challenging to know where to start when trying to develop your community. This can lead to feelings of …

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Humility, Growth, and Close Relationships

This post is Part 9 in a 12-part blog series on humility and growth. (If you missed the first post, you can find it here.) Relationships are hard. I mentioned this to my wife as we were talking through some tough things the other day. We have a good relationship, …

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The Devil You Know is Better Than the Devil You Don’t… Or Is It?

The basic idea of this common phrase is that we often have the tendency to prefer familiar pain over uncertainty. Maybe you have noticed this tendency in your own life. You might be in a terrible relationship or work situation, but for some reason, you stick with it. The fear …

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