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Relationships: Us vs. Them

The us vs. them mentality just doesn’t work and it leaves us in a perpetual state of victimhood and duality. It is much harder, yet more empowering and rewarding, when we take our issues directly to the source of our discontent and have a crucial conversation with positive intent. What positive intent means is this. …

path in texas woods

Physical ailments? Love them to death!

I have always thought there was something wrong with me. The slightest pang or imbalance in my body would cause such intense anxiety and this in turn would create more physical ailments. All of our fears and even our wounds can eventually end up in our body. For instance, my stomach is generally the home …

Kim and Will Marriage

My Soulmate 

I believe we have many soulmates…people we connect with in some way lifetime after lifetime. When I was 29, I made a conscious choice to attract to me the person I would spend my life with. He entered shortly, thereafter. After years of observing and experiencing what I did not want, I decided to write …

Empathy

Do you ever go home upset about something and your spouse tries to tell you what to do? His/her intent is to make you feel better but inside you want to scream. This is how children feel when they are not given true empathy and validation. Here is an example: “you really wanted that ice …

Happiness is an inside job

The only one that can make me happy is ME! My husband, my family, nobody can make me happy but myself! My happiness is my responsibility and if ever I notice that I am getting angry at another because of what they are doing or not doing, it is a key that tells me, I …

Setting boundaries

When we give in to our child out of guilt, they actually internalize a feeling of “badness.” When we give in to our child because it is convenient – and we don’t want to deal with the conflict – we are building up resentment – which may come out later. Instead, make decisions that feel …