What is the Florida Premarital Preparation Course?
The Florida Premarital Preparation Course Statute outlines the standards a teachable class must meet to be considered valid for engaged couples to learn the fundamental social skills needed for a long-term relationship. The couples who complete this special course have a better foundation for their marriage, receive a $25.00 reduction in the marriage license fee and have the standard three-day waiting period waived.
Meditation takes many forms, one of the most common meditation techniques is called mindfulness meditation. This practice can be used as a daily routine and be one of very effective and simple ways to cope with any unexpected stressful experience or just release the weight of worries of family life, work or study environments.
Millennia of Tradition
Mindfulness is perhaps one of the most commonly used meditation practices in the contemporary world.
Mental Health Awareness Month is an opportunity to review all factors and conditions that affect our wellbeing. Whether these conditions exist at home or in the workplace, they can lead anyone to experience the mental and emotional fatigue we call burnout.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month and there is a lot for us to celebrate. We’ve come a long way since the days of routine confinement and ostracization of mental health patients. Today, while there is much room for improvement there are many areas where we have made light-years of progress in a very short time.
Here are some of the areas where massive steps forward have been made:
Excerpt from the audio file
“Our first module is self-awareness. It is designed to be the first module because the idea of knowing oneself is the key to happiness is one of the most important keys to happiness. It helps you really know what’s going on. And when you come into the relationship, you bring that awareness to the relationship. A happy relationship is defined by both partners being committed to the self.
The pandemic has caused a major impact in our world and in our lives, causing many of us to to struggle with the specter of facing loss. This article is an excerpt from a soon-to-be-published book that I have written, Flexibility in Times of Crisis. It is meant to provide helpful strategies in coping with the different scenarios and challenges that we face through these changes. The stories are endless and rich in heroism,
Caregiving can be part of our lives when our parents/family faces a physical and /or mental decline
Finding joy in caring for our loved ones can make the difference between caregiver fatigue/burnout and seeing a deeper purpose when you are a caregiver for a declining older adult.
Highlights to help you be a joyful caregiver:
Accept the person as is. Remember that this is a whole person with a declining mind and/or body but there are always remnants of the person in there.
A couple having great time close to the window
Successful relationships start with your relationship with you. It is your self-honesty, accountability, maturity, willingness to laugh at yourself and practice non-defensive communication that makes the difference in relationship success with your loved one.
Many problems in a relationship occur because we are so locked into our own agenda and our own viewpoint that we don’t listen to our partner.