Social media is a way that we can stay connected to our world and share our lives with those who don't live close to us. Sharing photos of a new recipe you cooked on Facebook, or recording a short video of a vacation you were able to take can let people in on what is happening in your world. However, are we really connected to the people we share with? Today, Dorothy Greco shares her thoughts about social media and how it is affecting our society
"How do I know that this person is the one?" "Is this person someone I should stay away from dating?" "Is this a healthy relationship?" These are questions that a lot of people are asking as they consider dating. In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace share some of their thoughts on how to evaluate a relationship when considering a future with this person.
In a culture that values work over relationships and earning money over slowing down, it can be difficult to fight upstream. Longer hours, extended trips away for business, and extra projects can all come with the promise of a lucrative career, but at what cost? Today Colby and Christine Gilmore, alumni of Biola University, share their story as they found themselves right in the middle of this struggle. As you read their thoughts, do any of them connect with you?
Have you ever heard of mindfulness? The word is often associated with Eastern Meditation but in this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explains that mindfulness is much different from that. It can be a tool that helps you remain focused in conversation with someone, causes you to be aware of distractions around you, and makes the person you are speaking with feel cared for and listened to. Would this help you in your everyday life?
In this article, guest author Hannah Ellenwood continues the conversation on what qualities to value and look for in a future dating partner. Our culture recommends a long list of traits and characteristics and in this article, Hannah continues to share points that she has learned are most valuable to find in a person. The article includes a challenge for the reader to not only examine others but also to examine themselves. What do you think of these traits?
Sometimes, the desire to be in a relationship, whether a dating relationship or a marriage relationship, can be overwhelming. What happens when that desire starts to get in the way of other things you want to do? Does that desire hold you back from things you want to pursue, like a career change or a new hobby or visiting places you have always wanted to see? Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff share their thoughts on this issue in this video. What do you think of their ideas?
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