Rock Therapy: Lessons from 15 "Rock Royalty"

Rock Therapy: Lessons from 15 "Rock Royalty"

Greatness is earned, not given
AC/DC sang, "It's a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll." The great lesson we learn from Rock royalty is simply that: In music, as in life, greatness isn't handed out just because you want it. Examine the rock royalty below and think of the long road each took to rise to the top of an often impossible industry. They worked hard, sacrificed and practiced long, long, long hours, usually for years before they "made it" and became "overnight sensations." They will all tell you that none of it happened "overnight." 

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Rocky Therapy: Why Aretha's "Be a Do Right Man" Is Good Counsel

Rocky Therapy: Why Aretha's "Be a Do Right Man" Is Good Counsel

In all my years of counseling couples I have never once had a woman enter my office exclaiming, "I'm leaving his sorry butt because I have had it up to HERE with his constant appreciation, understanding and recognition!" No. Not once. However, I have sadly heard the opposite many, many, many times. For years now I have taught the simple power of appreciation in it's various forms of noticing, recognizing, praising, encouraging, not taking one another for granted. And yet, for some reason such a simple thing can be hard for many men to do.

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