“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.” – Dolly Parton When facing a problem or conflict, it’s important to try and focus on the things within your control, such as your own behavior and the boundaries
“Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don’t know how far we can go.” – Bernard Malamud The Healthy Relationships Initiative thanks all veterans for their service and their sacrifice, today and everyday.
“Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore Sometimes, in life, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the bad things that happen to us. While it
“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.” – Brené Brown
“Gratitude turns what we have into enough. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” – Melody Beattie Read the full quote here.
“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect. You love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” – Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper
“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – from To Love and Be Loved Partners in healthy relationships know that perfection is not the goal. Rather, they look at
“I’d like to be the kind of person that can enjoy things at that time, instead of having to go back in my head and enjoy them.” – David Foster Wallace Being in the moment in our day-to-day lives is hard,
“The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?” – unknown In healthy relationships, people mind their words and speak with respect, especially when working through conflict. These 3 questions can
“Life’s deepest meaning is found not in accomplishments, but in relationships.” – Dr. Gary Chapman These wise words by renowned author and relationship expert, Dr. Gary Chapman, ring true for relationships of all kinds. When we focus on the people in our