Author Archives | Alex Keobke

The Importance of Setting Realistic Resolutions for the New Year

As we move into 2017, it is only natural to spend time thinking about what resolutions you are going to try and set. Similarly, you may find yourself thinking about the things that you wanted to accomplish in 2016 that perhaps fell by the wayside. But while it can be easy to think of your life and […]

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How to Forgive Others, Yourself and Start Loving Life

One of the most important skills that you’re going to develop throughout your life, is the ability to forgive. In order to understand the root of forgiveness and everything it encompasses, it’s important to examine forgiveness from several angles including how to forgive someone who has hurt you and perhaps even more importantly, how to forgive […]

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Coping With Loss and Dealing With Grief

How do you move on after losing a loved one? The answer to that question may be as impossible as trying to imagine life without some of those you hold closely. But sadly, death and grief are inevitable and undeniable qualities that make up life. Queen Elizabeth II  said, “Grief is the price we pay for love,” […]

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Signs It’s Time for a Divorce

Are you currently in an unhappy relationship? There may not be anything that is more draining than being with a partner who makes you feel miserable. This isn’t such a big concern if you just started dating the guy and you can just move on to the next one, but what if you’re living together? […]

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Dealing With Stress: 5 Pieces Of Advice On How To Manage It

What is the most stressful thing in your life? That answer might change on an everyday basis. Sometimes life can seem so stressful that you don’t even know what to try to tackle next. No matter what the situation is, you need to hope is that you feel like you are in control of your stress. […]

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5 NFL Headlines To Anticipate For The Rest Of The Season

There has been no shortage of drama or excitement over the first few months of the NFL season. As the playoffs get closer, the stakes for certain teams are now higher than ever. While some teams are already looking at the draft, other franchises are competing for the playoffs, some for the first time in a while. […]

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Can You Truly Be Friends with Co-Workers?

One of the strongest indicators of a happy work life might be dependent on your relationship with co-workers. Even the best of jobs can become unbearable if you detest your boss and co-workers. While the importance of being friends with your co-workers may matter more depending on the type of job you have, if you work […]

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Starting A Relationship: Friends versus Friends with Benefits

There is no ‘best way’ to meet your partner. Sometimes you may come across your partner when (or where) you least expect it. Other times you may find yourself actively searching for a partner. For some individuals, being single may present an opportunity to realize that someone you considered a friend could become something more. For others a […]

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How Can I Be Ready To Find The One?

How do you find the person you are going to marry? There is no shortcut and sometimes finding your life partner can come with a lot of trial and error. As people continue to search for the one, they may have blinded themselves to the steps that they can take as an unattached individual. The right […]

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Figuring Out If You’re With “The One”

How do you know you want to marry someone? No matter how much you love your partner today, the idea of an eternal bond can seem overwhelming. As scary as marriage may seem, it is not as scary as trying to imagine life without the right partner. A lot of people get married for the wrong […]

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The Warning Signs Of Manipulation

Nobody enters into a relationship that they know will be damaging or cause abuse, be that physical or emotional. Despite not knowing it from the start, many relationships can become damaging in both obvious and subtle ways. No matter how negative the relationship may become, leaving your partner is never an easy decision. For those in emotionally […]

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Disagreements Versus Fighting: The Importance Of Respecting Your Partner

Growing up, I used to believe that my parents never got into fights. They have always treated each other with nothing but respect, and it made relationships seem like a walk in the park. I’ve learned a thing or two since then, and am aware of the real work that goes into any successful partnership. […]

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The Five Languages Of Love

There is no universal way to show someone how you love them. While some people may love a grand spectacle, others may enjoy their love being expressed in more subdued ways. Some people use their words, while others prefer to show love through their actions. No matter how you express your love, the importance is that […]

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Dating In The Online Age

When looking for your newest partner, online dating has become a more appealing option than ever before. Match.com, one of the largest dating agencies in the world, recently posted an article stating that 40 million Americans are using online dating. The negative social stigma about online dating is quickly evaporating as dating sites become more plentiful […]

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Closing The Gap: Technology’s Role In A Long Distance Relationship

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. For many individuals this phrase becomes apparent once they have engaged in a long distance relationship. An estimated 75% of college students will engage in a long distance relationship at some point in their lives. While for many this may be due to pursuing career aspirations, there is […]

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