QBQ! Blogs

Accountability: Can Feelings Be Wrong?

“Feelings just are” is a famous phrase that popped up some years ago. The intent was good—it’s okay to be frustrated, disappointed, and hurt. Pendulums

Enabling: Does Compassion Ever Cross the Line?

A phenomenon I’ve noticed:  People who embrace the QBQ! book’s message of Personal Accountability—and refuse to engage in victim thinking—sometimes support other folk’s victim-itis. Even though they agree

The Holidays: 21 Things NOT To Do

  The holidays can be an exceptional time of year—or not. The difference lies with us. Avoid these 21 traps to have an outstanding finish

20 Thoughts Accountable People Think

It is forever true: I am a product of my thinking. How I live today is driven by how I thought yesterday. I will act tomorrow based

Be Not A Victim: 10 Practices

Watching a 1997 movie, I witnessed a line of dialogue that really caught my attention. The female star, who had been kidnapped by an evil

Making Marriage Work: 15+ Tips

Since 1976, Karen Elizabeth Giles Miller and I have been “hanging out,” as the kids say today. And married since 6/21/80. It was a hot and humid