How an Introvert Handles Conflict

Conflict is inevitable even in healthy relationships. Embracing conflict in marriage is not always easy, especially for an introvert like me. I hate confrontation and I would always prefer to say nothing than to converse about disagreements or hurt feelings. Naturally, I am more of a thinker than a talker. However, as I have gotten older, I have realized that I cannot always operate this … Continue reading How an Introvert Handles Conflict

It’s Never too Late to Start

Sometimes we may think that we’re not good enough, smart enough, pretty enough, young enough, strong enough, (fill in the blank) enough… but in those times, we need to tell our brains to shut up. One of the worst things we can do is compare ourselves with other people. There is a fine line between using someone else’s achievements as motivation for yourself to do … Continue reading It’s Never too Late to Start

Kickboxing Strengthens Bodies & Relationships

My husband and I have been attending kickboxing classes with Ilovekickboxing for the past few months and we love it. Honestly, it is a strenuous workout – even hubby has to sit down a couple times during class – but it’s a fun workout and your body will thank you. My mom doesn’t really understand us kickboxing. She asked why we are kicking boxes when … Continue reading Kickboxing Strengthens Bodies & Relationships

How I Realized that Constructive Criticism Isn’t Bad

The other day my husband and I were discussing some issues in our communication and he stated that it seemed like I can’t be corrected. He found himself wary of pointing things out or giving me constructive criticism because I would get defensive or upset. I know I can be stubborn at times, but I thought his perspective was interesting. My response: It’s because I’m … Continue reading How I Realized that Constructive Criticism Isn’t Bad

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Life’s Too Short to Have a Boring Marriage

One of the best parts of marriage is you always have someone to play with. Honestly, just because we’re adults it doesn’t mean we have to be serious all of the time. It is super important to have fun! A few weeks ago, we went to Candytopia and it was a great experience. We played like kids for an hour, got inspired by the candy … Continue reading Life’s Too Short to Have a Boring Marriage