RELATIONSHIPS ARE complicated. Each partner has their own set of genes that governs some part of their personality. All the nuances involved in figuring things out would probably create a list that would wrap around the world more than once
Have you ever experienced “love at first site?” At that moment, you know this is the person for you. A powerful connection occurs that can’t be described. All the brain chemicals that create love come together to give you an instant romantic feeling. Do you still have that feeling? If not, here’s how you can get it back.
It’s that time of the year again. You have a dream that something will be different. The excitement begins that you will finally be all that you wish to be. Then doubt creeps in. Will you be able to make your resolutions work? Doubt lingers and you begin to wonder if you can carry out the very thing you wish to change so badly. “Resolutions can seem like broken pencils – pointless.” So how do you make a difference to do what you most desire?
The day is here! Your anxiety rises for the unexpected. The door opens. Thanksgiving guests are here to celebrate blessings. But wait! For many, those Thanksgiving expectations can be sadly piercing. Like the first cutting of the bird on the table. You hope that it’s not blood that oozes. You brace yourself. What has to happen to get through turmoil of difficult family members? See if your Thanksgiving gatherers are among the following five:
We are either growing or withering. Not knowing yourself is like being blindfolded and asked to follow a trail to the path of somewhere. And, you will end up somewhere. Not knowing can create anxiety, sadness, low self esteem and difficulty in relationships.
It’s the time of the year where many of us rush through the days wondering how to get everything done. Time seems limited and there are far too many things to do. Stress is at its height. This is the season where we crave good relationships and good food.
Are you able to identify how often you say or don’t say, do or don’t do things based on how you think things affect others? Can you identify a time you wouldn’t do something or say something for fear you would “hurt” someone’s feelings? Or perhaps, you respond in certain ways with hopes someone would like you or to potentially avoid situations to prevent someone from not liking you. We’ve all done it to some extent. So we go through life hoping to control the emotions and responses of those around us.
He Says…She Says: Moving Beyond Conflicts in Relationships To an outsider, both are making good points. It’s even easy to understand why one might be right and one might be wrong. The fighting, the bickering and the put downs heighten. Whatever pattern they form after the anguish is obvious. One withdraws, one pursues with each [...]
Remember the Feeling of Being in Love? “Loving yourself may seem like a really hard thing to do. But it’s the greatest gift you’ll ever give yourself. If you’re waiting for someone to do it for you, you’re really only wasting your time.”~Rosa Livingstone, Self-Sabotage: The Art of Screwing Up: Understanding the How, Where, When, [...]