What You Need to Survive the Flight from Hell (Featuring a Screaming Baby)

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 1, 2017

Have you ever been in this awkward situation – and wondered what on earth to do? I write this from 30,000 feet, heading home to my family. And about 5 rows behind me, there’s a very unhappy 20-month old. Actually…

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3 Sneaky Ways You’re Making Yourself Stressed

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 17, 2017

Do you have any idea what is the most frequent command in the Bible?  Believe it or not, it is not to “love one another” (although that’s up there!). Instead, the most frequent command — used more than 70 times —…

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2 Reasons You Should NOT be Independent

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 4, 2017

You might look at that title and raise an eyebrow. Isn’t independence what we are going for? Well, yes, we are going for it: and it is one of the main reasons we have so much stress in our lives. In…

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The Secret to Being a Wife He Adores

By Shaunti Feldhahn on June 19, 2017

In the research for For Women Only and The Kindness Challenge, I’ve seen an overlooked, seemingly old-fashioned secret. If you want to be a wife that your husband adores, practice using an affirming tone and eliminating a contentious one. Tweet…

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Here Is the Simple Key to Kindness and Joy

By Shaunti Feldhahn on May 30, 2017

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all… [W]hatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or…

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One simple choice will make you a kinder person

By Shaunti Feldhahn on May 22, 2017

Here’s the good news: If you want to be a kind person, the quickest way to get there is to build a habit of praising others regularly. Here’s the bad news: You already think you do have that habit… but…

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Why your kindness to ONE person can change the world

By Shaunti Feldhahn on May 8, 2017

Picture a cup filled with hot water. Now imagine taking a tea bag, dipping it in the water quickly, and taking it back out. The water is, for the most part, unchanged, with just a wisp of caramel color trailing…

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Finally Kill the Never-Ending Cycle of the Grumpy Husband – Forever

By Shaunti Feldhahn on May 3, 2017

Dear Shaunti: My husband is an involved dad, a leader at our church, the type of guy people look to for advice, and he goes over and above his requirements on the job. But he is often grumpy and withdrawn…

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Two Things You Need to Know About Yourself

By Shaunti Feldhahn on May 1, 2017

If you’re reading this, I can tell you two things about yourself. First: You think you’re a kind person. Kindness matters to you. You work at being kind, and you do not like the unkindness of others, or how harsh…

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The Hidden Truth About Venting

By Shaunti Feldhahn on April 24, 2017

Your co-worker just made you so mad. Or maybe it was your husband who said something insensitive this morning. Or your teenager who rolled her eyes when you asked her to empty the dishwasher. Again. You feel like a pot…

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