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Goal-Setting for the New Year Doesn’t Have to Be Dull

A good way to prepare for the New Year is to reach for a SWOT analysis, unpacking the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for the year ahead. Although ‘fail to plan, plan to fail,’ is a tired, tedious old phrase, the truth it conveys still offers a solid punch, motivating enough incentive to set down on paper a map sharp enough to smash out some realistic goals. SWOT is a man’s ...

By |2022-12-22T13:17:15+10:00December 22nd, 2022|NEW DADS, Dads, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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The Perspective Check

Nobody is perfect, and familiarity breeds contempt. It is far too easy to resent family members when they fall short of our expectations, especially when we are under stressful conditions. Pausing to examine your negative thoughts and put them in perspective can save your mental health and your marriage. There’s nothing like the turnover of the year for stimulating lifestyle re-evaluation. How can we make the Christmas spirit of ‘peace and ...

By |2021-12-31T18:20:22+10:00December 31st, 2021|LOVE & MARRIAGE|0 Comments
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Top Ten New Year Resolutions

Every New Year is a fresh opportunity to start anew. Take this chance to assess your life and implement achievable steps to practise good habits and prioritise what matters most. We each have only so many years on this earth -- make this year a great one! Only six more sleeps and we all enter the New Year together. How exciting! A New Year always brings new opportunities. Hundreds of millions ...

By |2021-12-25T10:58:43+10:00December 25th, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments
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News Year’s Eve is About People, Not Promises

This New Year, instead of making unrealistic resolutions that are swiftly discarded by the wayside, focus on what really matters deep down and take sustainable steps toward nourishing that. The worst things about the closing of another year are New Year’s Eve hype and paraphernalia. With a few exceptions, the event is -- on the whole -- a dumb-ass excuse for a celebration. How many New Year’s resolutions touted the day ...

By |2021-12-23T20:16:35+10:00December 23rd, 2021|NEW DADS, Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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Spare the Leftovers

Our marriages deserve our very best, not just the dregs of ourselves. Take the opportunity this Christmas season and New Year to establish better habits and re-prioritise your loved ones. It’s that time of year again -- the season of joy and gluttony. By the time Christmas Day is over, our refrigerator will be filled with yummy, delectable leftovers. Unfortunately, not all leftovers are so delicious. Too often in a marriage, ...

By |2021-12-31T18:17:18+10:00December 23rd, 2021|LOVE & MARRIAGE, FAMILIES|0 Comments

New Year’s Goals

The New Year holds promise for us all. A fresh beginning, a new start, a grand opportunity to start over. We reflect on what we have done and where we have been and what we should do. Sometimes this self-reflection can be discouraging but it is an activity that should be pursued nonetheless for the greater good of all. Many years ago, after some time of reflection and prayer in the ...

By |2018-12-29T04:22:53+10:00December 29th, 2018|Dads, FAMILIES, Other Topics|0 Comments
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