What Do You Do To Avoid The Pain Of Life?

What Do You Do To Avoid The Pain Of Life?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 09, 2019

How do you try to avoid the painful feelings caused by others and events, and what is the result?

We all learned many way of avoiding the existential pain of life when we were growing up, because . . . → Read More: What Do You Do To Avoid The Pain Of Life?

Controlling Behavior as a Cry for Connection

Controlling Behavior as a Cry for Connection

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 02, 2019

How do you respond when you feel that your friend, family member, or partner is trying to control you? Do you counter by trying to control them – giving yourself up, resisting, getting angry, blaming or withdrawing?

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2 Secrets to Peace, Joy and Keeping Your Frequency High

2 Secrets to Peace, Joy and Keeping Your Frequency High

By Dr. Margaret Paul August 12, 2019

A high frequency is necessary to feel love and joy, and to manifest your dreams. Learn two secrets to keeping your frequency high.

I have discovered that there are two choices I can make that, . . . → Read More: 2 Secrets to Peace, Joy and Keeping Your Frequency High

Obsessing, Ruminating, Worrying…Oh My!

By Dr. Margaret Paul August 05, 2019

Are you ready to move beyond obsessive ruminating and worry? Are you ready to move beyond fear, anxiety and depression? What works for me can work for you too!

I used to spend hours and even days ruminating about different things – a conflict with . . . → Read More: Obsessing, Ruminating, Worrying…Oh My!

Relationships: Avoiding the Line of Fire

By Dr. Margaret Paul July 29, 2019

Do you try to talk with someone when you already know he or she is closed? Consider NOT putting your inner child in the line of fire.

How often do you ask a question of or make a statement to a partner, co-worker, friend, or . . . → Read More: Relationships: Avoiding the Line of Fire

Asking For Support: Authentic Need Or Neediness?

There is often confusion between the authentic need for others’ support, and being needy. A member of Inner Bonding Village posted this question:

“Since doing couples therapy, it has come to light that I often don’t consider sharing sadness with my husband or asking for emotional support. The therapist said that it sounds like a scary . . . → Read More: Asking For Support: Authentic Need Or Neediness?