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Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks, now in their 28th year of living and working together, are the authors of numerous books, including Conscious Loving, Attracting Genuine Love, Five Wishes and The Corporate Mystic. Through The Hendricks Institute, they teach seminars in conscious relationships and bodymind vibrance. Through their appearances on Oprah and other programs, their work has touched millions of people around the world. They make their home in Ojai, California. Their main websites are www.hendricks.com and www.gaiailluminationuniversity.com.

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Conscious Uncoupling: What It Means

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 12:49 PM

Conscious Uncoupling Is About Compassion, Respect and Awareness

The phones have been busy here since Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their split, with media inquiries about what "Conscious Uncoupling" is all about. (For the record, Gwyneth interviewed us for her blog, goop.com, two years ago and cited our book,...

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Mika: A Voice for Common Sense

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 12:17 AM

We'd like to give a heartfelt salute to a hero of ours in the media world: Mika Brzezinski. Actually, she's a hero for two reasons. First, she's an excellent journalist on a terrific ensemble show that's an early-morning essential in our household, one of the only places in the media...

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How to Thrive in Love

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 3:10 PM

Arianna Huffington's New Book Is A Boon To Intimacy In Relationships

We got an early look at Arianna Huffington's new book, Thrive: The Third Metric To Creating A Life Of Well-Being, Wisdom And Wonder, and immediately realized it was a gift to the well-being of intimate relationships as well...

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Gay Hendricks' Morning Centering Practice

(2) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 7:40 AM

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.

GPS Guides are our way of showing you what works for others in the hopes that you can find out what works...

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Woman: Person or Property?

(242) Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 2:18 PM

The Unanswered Question That Drives The Republican War On Women

Think for a moment about the entire verbal output of all the candidates in the Republican debates of the last few months. Did you hear any candidate say anything at all about women's rights, except to call for cutting them...

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How To Create A Conscious Relationship: 7 Principles, 7 Practices

(17) Comments | Posted November 15, 2011 | 6:00 AM

As we write this blog we are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary. Early in our relationship, we set some big intentions: We wanted to get free of the old patterns that had plagued us in past relationships, such as criticism, blame and secret-keeping. We wanted to create a relationship that...

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Love And Relationships Can Be Easy

(35) Comments | Posted September 21, 2011 | 8:35 AM

Forget "Working" On Your Relationships -- There's An Easier Way

When we first met 32 years ago, there were no books about how to create a loving relationship and navigate through the inevitable challenges. We couldn't find any mentors to show us the way, either. Ultimately, this turned out to...

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The Power of Your Own Story: A Boon to Conscious Entrepreneurs

(7) Comments | Posted May 10, 2011 | 5:41 PM

How Your Own Life Experience Reveals Your Genius And Provides Your Ultimate Market Advantage

In preparing to teach our "Conscious Entrepreneurs" program, I (GH) made a little video that shows how your own story has a magic power embedded in it. Here's the key point: Not only does your own...

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What's Your Swoon Quotient?

(7) Comments | Posted February 22, 2011 | 2:05 PM

A few days ago I came back from errands and met Gay in the kitchen. When we hugged and kissed hello I noticed a wave of bliss/streaming/expansion rush up the front of my body and take me into light swooning. After 32 years of being together, I felt delighted that...

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Relationship Problems? What to Do When Words Fail

(58) Comments | Posted December 10, 2010 | 7:49 AM

Relationships and the Body, Part Two

Scientific research is often 20 or more years behind what practitioners have discovered by seeing real clients every day. It takes a while for a clinical observation to make its way through the thicket of proposals and research committees before it can be verified...

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Relationship Epidemic: Shutting Out Body Wisdom

(12) Comments | Posted December 3, 2010 | 7:38 AM

Relationships and the Body, Part One

Is alexithymia wreaking havoc in your close relationships?

Most of us struggle at one time or another with an inability to feel what's going on inside us at the level of emotion and energy flow. The technical term for this problem is "alexithymia."...

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Tiger's Big Question: Did You Learn Anything?

(25) Comments | Posted April 12, 2010 | 12:53 PM

Two Troubling Signs The Answer May Be "Not So Much."

In his recent Nike commercial, a stone-faced Tiger Woods stares into the camera as he listens to the voice of his late father, Earl. The commercial closes with the question, "Did you learn anything?" In the words...

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I'm Beginning To Wonder If This Has Something To Do With ME (Part 1)

(20) Comments | Posted August 3, 2009 | 8:37 AM

It's the best one-liner I ever heard in a therapy session.

Before I tell you what it was, though, let me set some background. I saw my first therapy client in 1968, and over the past forty years have done thousands of sessions with hundreds of different people. In...

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How Not To Do A Long-Lasting Relationship

(16) Comments | Posted June 8, 2009 | 10:55 AM

While Kathlyn was in Northern California teaching a seminar this past weekend, I was on the road, too, finishing a series of bookstore and media appearances for my new book, The Big Leap. For me, the best part of doing bookstore appearances and TV/radio shows is that I get to...

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What Can We Learn From The Lawsuit Against Rhonda Byrne and The Secret?

(5) Comments | Posted May 7, 2009 | 1:00 PM

There's a scandal boiling over into the national media regarding lawsuits against Rhonda Byrne, the woman who brought The Secret movie and book to the world. It's not yet known whether they will be settled before they go to trial, but whatever path the story takes, it has powerful lessons...

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The Big Leap

(8) Comments | Posted March 16, 2009 | 9:42 AM

While Kathlyn heads off to Honolulu to teach one of our 3-Day conscious loving seminars, I'm happily engaged in the run-up to the publication on April 21 of my new book, The Big Leap. It's all about what we've named the Upper Limit Problem. Between now and when the book...

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How To Give Conscious Valentines All Year Long

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2009 | 11:34 AM

How about celebrating a special kind of Valentine's Day all year long?

Relationship research tells us that spoken appreciation is one of the keys to healthy relationships. Other kinds of appreciation are great, too, (such as loving touch or lending a hand with a chore) but spoken appreciation is highly...

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A Very Happy Birthday

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2009 | 10:17 AM

January 20, 2009 is a day most of us will remember all our lives, thanks to Barack Obama's inauguration. We will certainly treasure that memory, but we also have a couple more wonderful reasons to remember the day. Gay begins the story: "I woke up around 4:30 a.m. on Inauguration...

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A New Way To Deal With Financial Fears

(4) Comments | Posted January 15, 2009 | 4:18 PM

A Solution That Contributes To Your Own Well-being As Well As The Community's

Transforming Fear Into Creative Energy
Most of the solutions to the current economic crisis do not touch the real problem. The real barrier is not financial in nature but rather emotional and spiritual. At the root...

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4 Reasons Why Ann Coulter Has No Business Mocking Michelle Obama

(23) Comments | Posted January 5, 2009 | 11:53 AM

A headline caught our eye recently, about some nasty things Ann Coulter said about Michelle Obama in a new book. At the risk of giving free publicity to the book, we felt it necessary to set the record straight about Coulter and the general subject of mocking.

Mocking usually hits...

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