The AWFUL truth about Relationships

Seems like people want to believe that if you find “the right one” then everything will be all sunshine and roses. In that scenario, the conflicts are easily resolved, there’s never hurt feelings or anger, and the sex is amazing. So, the trick is just to “find your perfect soul-mate.” There’s a lot of relationship …

When You Really Love Yourself, Magic Happens

Frankly, I find this saying really annoying, because, of course, everybody would love themselves…if they knew how! So, why don’t we know how? Because, early in our childhood we received numerous messages that we weren’t okay. Not perfect enough, or well behaved, or good looking, or not smart, or whatever. Back then we were too …

Healing from Drinking the Deadly Poison of Unforgiveness

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” This quote has been attributed to many different people, from Buddha to Nelson Mandela. But regardless of who said it, holding onto bitterness and resentment will corrode your insides. So…WHY do we hang onto the resentment and refuse to forgive? Many …

Subconscious Beliefs are like Icebergs with  Dangerous Mass Hidden from Sight

Subconscious Beliefs are like Icebergs with Dangerous Mass Hidden from Sight

Like an iceberg, it’s important to be aware of what’s “below the surface.” If you have been repeatedly attracting the WRONG kind of men, even though you try to avoid them, then there is something in your subconscious that is limiting your success. Usually it is a PATTERN that you learned when you were younger. …

What Is Your Relationship with Your Body?

Your most basic relationship, is the one with your own body. This week is my birthday and I’m going to be 71. Yikes! Is that possible? In my mind I’m not even 50…maybe 45. On Gloria Steinem’s 40th birthday, someone commented that she didn’t look 40. She responded by saying, “No, this is what 40 …

What Other People Think of You Is None of Your Business

What Other People Think of You Is None of Your Business

Imagine for a minute that you are a Hollywood star. The news media makes their money by taking pictures and writing stories about you. When you buy groceries, you see pictures of yourself on the cover of magazines. You are constantly in the press! Some of the pictures and stories are flattering, but some of …