Some people fall in love at first sight. For me, it was first tweet.
Influences from the outside world can easily nudge us away from our authentic being. But if we dig through our sophisticated, inner layers, we can unearth our truest self and allow it to guide us graciously through every one of life's twists and turns.
I let go. I let the weight of my head rest against his firm shoulder. I let my body soften. My eyes swelled up with tears and I let the tears stream down my face, hitting his shoulder on their descent.
Authenticity. More than a current buzz word. The lynch pin necessary to create and sustain deep, connection between two married lovers.
I was fine with the divorce but upset by what felt like a scolding from a judge. I've asked myself several times if perhaps she was simply acting like any other judge would in this situation. I don't know what the answer is.
And thankfully, the ultrasound was fine. There was nothing to worry about after all. It's been an incredible lesson and the start of an amazing journey. I had a feeling it might resonate for you too. Does it?
This week I sat down with Laura Jack, a Transformational Life Coach and Grief Recovery Specialist to get her perspective on how to take action on a break-up. Her insight is as eye-opening as it is helpful.
Our sexuality isn't something we have to pack away, set aside and then go out of our way to uncover. It is something we can carry with us that makes us feel alive. Taking time for sex shouldn't be looked at as an indulgence or an inconvenience. It can be a way to reenergize or relax, reconnect or reestablish feelings of excitement toward our relationship.
They say there is nothing fiercer than a mama bear protecting her cubs, and when a diagnosis of cancer comes, many women feel deep fear and an unwavering will to live.
The need to control an undesirable situation by pushing or pulling a partner into compliance is the root of all torment. All we can do is improve ourselves. We can't coerce others or make them want us. But we can show up in a way that allows us to shine, no matter what the outcome.
Travel makes us cross roads that we have never been on before. Because we are in a different land, everything is new and fresh.
With men, it is really common for actions to speak louder than words. Understanding his physical cues can sometimes be just as important as what he is saying to you. Here are some signs to look out for that there may be more to what he's saying
As humans we are constantly evolving, we change physically and emotionally. We don't necessarily grow apart, but we get to know ourselves and we don't want to just compromise for the sake of keeping peace in the relationship.
Finally, an underappreciated way to teach your children gratitude is for them to learn to express gratitude toward themselves.
Bob and Sharon began to date. How did she react? 'I didn't want him to touch me. I didn't want him to kiss me. I didn't want him to do anything that was that intimate.' Bob was patient, consistent, generous and kind. He made his love and his wish to be with her clear to Sharon.
My older sister would take me to the library. She never came out and said we were going; it would just happen.