Thomas Ramey Watson

Finding your calling

The times are dark all over the world, and anxiety is high

     I am going to start doing regular Facebook Live Streams and offer online counseling/coaching and support groups to help calm that anxiety and isolation. This way people will not have to come to see me in person but can still get my unique brand of help and support.      I am working …

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6 lessons in happiness from one of the happiest nations in the world

Natalie Matushenko writes: I share what I have learned about being happy over the past six years in the hope that it will help others reflect on the changes we can all make to be happier in our lives. Here’s what I’ve learned: Read more

What almost dying taught Tracy White about living

I thought I was leading the “right life”—prestigious college, fancy job in New York City, kind husband, happy child, good friends, nice house…then I got incurable cancer. The doctor thought I had 15 months to get my affairs in order. When bad stuff happens to us, even the most enlightened can’t help but ask, “Why …

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The opportunity to fail–the best gift we can give our children

Mo Issa writes: My parents gave me love, and lots of it, but often faltered in giving me direction. However, the best gift they gave me was the opportunity to fail, and then learn from those failures. That opportunity not only made me stronger, but also instilled in me a sense of responsibility and independence …

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Dads Who Are Staking A Claim In The Parenting World

While our culture still often treats dads like bumbling babysitters, American fathers are taking a larger role in parenting responsibilities. A Pew Research study indicated that, in 2014, American dads reported spending almost triple the time watching their children than fathers in the 1960s. And millennial dads have been helping to shift workplace culture because …

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8 Underrated Qualities To Look For In A Spouse, According To Experts

There are certain important qualities we’re taught to look for in our romantic partners: Are they honest? Are they strong communicators? Are they good at handling money? And the list goes on. But what about the less obvious signs that someone will make a great husband or wife? We asked relationship experts to tell us …

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