Sometimes it feels like there is no good time to talk about family and the holidays, especially if you are in a new relationship and you suspect this may be a sensitive subject. While there are countless scenarios for new couples facing the holidays together, here are few guidelines for creatively broaching where you will be spending the holidays as new partners.
Before you even discuss where to spend the holidays:
Looking for some wisdom and inspiration for the care, feeding and healing of your soul? Look no further. Here are 10 of my all time favorite books on spirit and soul development that I recommend again and again.
Looking for some wisdom and inspiration to help you navigate your relationships? Look no further. Here are 10 of my all time favorite books on relationships that I recommend again and again.
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Thank you for reaching out and then taking care to clarify things for me. My heart goes out to you during this difficult time! Let’s start with your questions:
I hear fire engines roaring through the valley where I live. I feel the sense of survival rush through my body and privately hope the rescue crew gets to whoever needs them in time. I send
The other day I was at a pharmacy deliberating, of all things, which panty liner I should buy. I know, TMI, but while perusing the fifty million choices I had—wings/no strings/glide/long/short/tall/wide/double-wide, etc.—I spied a CAUTION label on
What if you just let go? Let it all go? All your attachments: your life as you know it, your identity, what you think of other people, of what other people think of you? All the people, places, things, thoughts, feelings,
The Greeks had five words to describe the different levels of love: eros, passionate love, essential desire and longing, romantic love; philia, friendship, loyalty; storge, natural affection; agape, selfless giving; and thelema, desire or will to do something. In the English language we
What if I told you you’re perfect exactly as you are? Would you believe me? How could I know if you were perfect, you wonder? I have never even seen you. I don’t know what you look like, how big your nose is,
The power of prayer is both ancient and mystifying. Right here in America millions of us subscribe to it every day: “…prayer is a common religious practice…, with nearly six-in-ten adults in the U.S. saying they pray at least once a day.” Still, the rate of non-religious affiliation
The sixth truth: your life purpose is your North Star on your journey. The practice: keep your eye on the ball. This truth is about, “What are you doing on the planet? Why are you here?” As you start to understand and realize
It’s been said that you are a sum total of the five closest people you hang around. The first time I heard this I was floored. My circle of friends was hardly a dream team. Never mind who those people were—truth is,
For me, this has been no easy feat. Up until the spring of 1997, despite having mustered success in many areas of my life, when it came to my mind I mostly believed that what my mind told me was true. If I was afraid, it didn’t hesitat
So, you are listening to your body! Moving your body! Now PUT GOOD THINGS IN YOUR BODY! The 3rd of my 7 Essential Truths, part of my daily practice.
The ego-self loves thinking it is the Alpha and Omega. Alas for it, there is a higher truth…if we have the courage to find it! I discovered this in a desperate attempt to get past my self-defeating patterns (and suffering). Try as I might