Our senses -- touch, smell, taste, seeing, hearing, and intuition -- are how we experience ourselves and others. When we are stressed, we lose access to our senses, and therefore lose our ability to connect intimately, and our partners may give up in frustration.
What I am suggesting here isn't a Pollyanna approach, but rather a radical form of gratitude that just might give you a whole new and delightful experience as a powerful creator of your own experience and not the victim of circumstances or the behaviors of others. Be patient.
Use any failures you experience to motivate your future successes. Feel great about the fact that you tried and failed as opposed to never trying at all. It might sound a little cheesy, but perspective is optional and how you choose yours will influence how happy and satisfied you are with your life.
Recognizing the shadow aspects of ourselves, those parts that we have denied, disowned, or attempt to conceal from others, is a powerful step in the process of becoming a more self-accepting person, which is a pretty important aspect of any successful relationship.
Ho, ho, ho... yep, it's that time of year again. This year I'm inviting you to do your holidays differently, though. Instead of more sugar, stress, ...
Do you ever look into the future by starting with where you are? There's a saying, "As it is for you right now, well that's your tomorrow." This is...
Cancer was the first time in my life where I had to be an advocate for myself. Maybe it's pathetic that it took a threat to my life to learn to speak up, but regardless it's a lesson I will never forget.
Your chubby teen self whom you felt ashamed of? She was also dynamic and witty. Your gay teen self you felt was a curse? He was also sensitive and intuitive. Your nerd teen self who seemed so odd? She was also funny and caring.
What I have seen over and over again is that the missing link to a committed relationship isn't a flatter stomach, flawless skin or a perfect life.
So often we think that we need more to be successful. More outside funding for our startup. More software programs or productivity tools to handle our to-do list. More business contacts, a bigger network. More clothes or cars or credit cards. But maybe what we really need is less
In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance let's express all of who we are without apology and remember those that had the courage to do the same.
Our true being lies not in the reality of our separated, isolated existence, but in our unity with and relatedness to others. So community is simply our natural state. We seek it not only to find others but to find our true selves.
eldom do we, as adults, become exuberant. We did as children. I remember how much I looked forward to going for an ice cream at the corner drug store or how wonderful it was to go to a Saturday matinee with my friends.
Although the stability and love of a committed relationship is wonderful, do not make the mistake of underestimating the importance of relationship maintenance. Here are five key ideas to ensure your continued growth and connection with your love in the most passionate ways possible.
I am attached to my children. My desire for my children to be well, happy and peaceful will not waiver. I felt the strength of this commitment especially last summer, when my oldest daughter sustained a head injury.
It's easy to stay mired in disappointment given that the emotion is so palpable. Try to step back by imagining the events playing out on a movie screen.