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5 Mistakes I Continue To Make in My Marriage.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List or Quiz Day. This Wednesday: 5 mistakes I continue to make in my marriage, and how I try to address them. One of the main themes of my happiness project is marriage. For me, as with many people, my marriage is one of the most central elements in my life, my home, and …


I Strive for Better Control of My Temper, or, The Link Between the Desire for Control and Anger.

One of my more disagreeable faults is my irritability. I lose my temper easily; I “speak in a mean voice” as my daughters describe it; I become impatient and act annoyed; I feel anxious about something, so I snap at my family; I feel criticized, so I lash out. Dozens of my resolutions are aimed at helping me to be …