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Forgiveness Isn't About Who's To Blame

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 12.14.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I have spent some months at the end of this year frustrated about a relationship with a family member that had gone badly. I'd done my best to help wi...

What To Remember The Next Time You Feel Your Life Getting Off Track

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.05.2016 | OWN

Sometimes, life seems to get a bit off track. Whether it’s one big life event that snaps you into a different direction or it’s a minor happening ...

Injuries and the Couple's Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Backs, shoulders, necks, ankles, feet, wrists, or knees were damaged. Bones were broken. Such injuries are often terrible for the person who is injured. They are also often terrible for the person's bed-sharing partner and the couple's bed-sharing relationship.

Why You Take Everything Out On The Person You Love The Most

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Have you ever lost your temper at your spouse over something that had nothing to do with them? While it sounds irrational when you think about it, it'...

What Parenting Mindset Helps a Child With ADHD? 7 Tips to Secure your Relationship

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Rarely are the parents given guidance on how to handle their own feelings about their child's problems and actions and many parent-child arguments and conflicts ensue which only worsen the child's shame and confusion.

Trance of 'Unreal Other'

Tara Brach | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

The truth is: Without a genuine willingness to let in the suffering of others, our spiritual practice remains empty.

Reaching Out for Compassion

Tara Brach | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

At a weekend workshop I led, one of the participants, Marian, shared her story about the shame and guilt that had tortured her. Marian's daughter Chri...

Decide on Love

Tara Brach | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Jeff was convinced he'd fallen out of love with his wife, Arlene, and that nothing could salvage their 26-year marriage. He wanted relief from the opp...

Admit Fault and Move On

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

We might think that admitting fault is weak or that it lets the other person off the hook for his or her faults. But actually, it takes a strong person to admit fault and it puts us in a stronger position with others.

'Mistakes Were Made'

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Shira Hirschman Weiss

While it is extremely difficult to admit when we make mistakes, honesty and humility are what make for a sincere apology.

Why You Should Take A Closer Look at Who You're Dating

Marnie Nir | Posted 07.23.2012 | Women
Marnie Nir

The moment I deeply got that I was the source for all the yuck (and all the great) in my life as opposed to pointing the finger at others was the moment I got I could do something about it.

Living In The Observation As A Daily Practice

Mary Mackenzie | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Mackenzie

If it's true that "everything someone does or says is an attempt to meet a need," what needs do judgment and blame serve?

Avoid These 6 Mistakes At Your Next Job Interview

Second Act | Posted 12.09.2011 | Fifty

Chances are, you are woefully unprepared for that upcoming interview and you don't even know it. Talking points rehearsed? Check. Company and intervie...

Drop the Case

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Think of someone you feel wronged by: can you find a case against that person in your mind? What's it feel like to go into that case? What does it cost you? And others?

Letting Go Of Blame

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Mike Robbins

Letting go of blame allows us to be free, to take back our power and to avoid the trap of thinking that someone or something else has the ability to dictate our experience of life. Whether our life is "wonderful" or "difficult" is always up to us.

Are You A Winner Or A Whiner?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Choosing to whine and blame is a choice just as much as choosing to do something about your circumstances, but one is more likely to produce a meaningful result than the other.