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Margaret Paul

Does Your Inner Child Want To Control You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Are you afraid to open to learning with your inner child for fear that you will discover that you have to change your whole life? Learn why this is a ...

Is God Controlling?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you believe that God is controlling -- that if you open to your spiritual guidance you will be told to do things you don't want to do? Discover whe...

What Does It Mean to Self-Improve?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

What are we really improving when we self-improve? Discover the difference between self-improvement and healing. Self-Improvement has become mainstr...

Beyond Reactivity: Discover an Underlying Source of Anger

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you find yourself getting angry and irritated, no matter how often you try to stay calm and accepting? Discover an underlying source of anger that,...

Your Sexual Truth

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

It is important in opening to your sexual truth to understand that sexuality is on a continuum between heterosexual and homosexual, and anywhere you are on that continuum is what is right for you.

Which Part of You Is in Charge of Your Life?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Through practice, you will eventually create the shift from your wounded self being in charge of your life to your loving adult having dominion over your life.

Want to Feel Safe in Your Relationships? Take Risks!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Safety comes when you know that you were not dropped here alone to fend for yourself, but that you are being guided toward your peace and joy every moment of your life. True safety comes when you surrender your individual mind to your higher Guidance and allow your soul to have dominion over your body/mind.

Being a Loving Advocate for Yourself

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Loving self-care is never about controlling others or avoiding our own feelings. Being a loving advocate for ourselves is about taking the action -- guided by our Higher Power -- that brings about deep inner peace and joy.

Your Source of Truth -- Your Mind or Your Inner GPS?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Have you ever tried to reassure yourself about something that you are stressed over but the stress didn't go away? Have you ever practiced affirmations over and over, only to find yourself still feeling badly? Have you wondered why the affirmations and self-reassurance often don't work?

How Do You Abandon Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

How often do you feel sad, alone and empty inside? How often do you feel anxious, depressed, hopeless, angry or hurt? These are the feelings we experi...

I'm So in Love, So Why Am I Depressed?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Have you finally met the love of your life, only to find yourself depressed? There is a very good reason for this! "I've waited so long for love to ...

Are You Often Seen as 'The Bad Guy'?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Tamara and Douglas could not stop fighting as long as they both thought they were bad. As they each did their inner work, developing their spiritually-connected loving adult self who is capable is seeing beyond their wounded self into their essence, their fighting gradually diminished.

Kid Time and Couple Time

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Often time together is important to one partner and not to the other. When this is the case, partners need to explore what is happening between them that is leading to the one partner not making time together a high priority. Some of the issues you may want to examine are:

How Do You Know When You Are in Love?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The answer to whether or not you are really in love depends upon which part of you feels in love and which part of the other person you are in love wi...

Trusting Your Inner Authority

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

When you have a deep desire to learn about what is in your highest good, you will listen to that quiet Guidance that speaks to you through your thoughts, feelings, images, and dreams, or even through the rocks and trees.

Sustaining Romance After Becoming Parents

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

A major challenge for parents, especially new parents, is finding the time to be together in ways that foster romance in their relationship. A questio...

Speaking Up For Your Feelings

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

You will find that your stress level goes down once you become adept at speaking up for your feelings and taking loving action in your own behalf.

Does Your Compassion Disappear When Someone's Angry?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Renee saw herself as a very compassionate person. She could easily feel into her husband Jeff's feelings when he was sad or scared.

Power Struggles: Being Right or Being Loving

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Mandy and Evan consulted with me for couple's counseling because they were always bickering. Every little thing seemed to become an issue between them...

Setting Yourself Free

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I often hear my clients say to me, "I can't do what I want to do because he or she wouldn't like it." How often do you find yourself limiting your own...

Setting Yourself Free

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you are limiting your freedom due to fear of someone else's violent behavior, then you need to find a way to leave the situation. Again, it is you who are trapping yourself by being in a relationship with someone who verbally or physically violates you for your choices.

How to Connect With Your Spiritual Guidance

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Problems connecting with your spiritual guidance? Here's how! Did you know that connecting with Spirit -- with your personal spiritual Guidance -- i...

What Does It Mean to Be a Spiritual Person?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People often confuse spirituality with religion. People can be both religious and spiritual, but it is also possible to be religious without being spi...

To End or Not to End Your Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Vanessa, 30 years old, is struggling with whether or not to end her six-year marriage. The answer is not at all clear to her. Vanessa and Jon have a ...

The Loneliness of Crazy Making

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

In order to manage another's crazy making behavior, you need to name and manage the painful feeling of loneliness that occurs when you are at the othe...