Loving Yourself By Letting Go Of Having to Be Right

How often have you been in situations similar to the following?

Your partner messes up and then attacks and blames you for it. Someone promises something, doesn’t do it, and then finds a way to blame you for it. Someone is blatantly unloving to you – attacking you, blaming you, projecting their issues . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself By Letting Go Of Having to Be Right

Help! I don’t Want To Be Like My Family!

Alexia asked:

“My mother and my grandmother and most of the people I learned life from, never loved themselves. I know I don’t want to be like them but the reality is I am! I have changed but not as much as I want. Can you please teach me how to fix this . . . → Read More: Help! I don’t Want To Be Like My Family!

Loving Yourself and Others Means Keeping Your Heart Open

Robyn and Dennis, together for three years but not married, consulted with me because they couldn’t seem to connect with each other. They loved each other but Dennis felt that Robyn had a wall up that stopped them from getting close.

When Dennis stated that he experienced Robyn having a wall . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself and Others Means Keeping Your Heart Open

Loving Yourself When Feeling Overwhelmed

In our stressful society, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. It’s easy to feel inundated with all we need to do, and besieged when too much is coming at us at once.

It’s my experience that overwhelm comes from two different places:

If you are a highly sensitive person – which means that your . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself When Feeling Overwhelmed

Loving Yourself Rather Than Giving Yourself Up

Marina asked:

“I often go out of my way and do different things for my fiancé. For example if he wants me to stay and do something with him, I cancel what I have to do and stay with him. But he never does the same. He takes care of whatever he feels . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself Rather Than Giving Yourself Up

Holidays: Fraught or Fun?

What comes to mind when you think about the holidays?

Do you groan, feeling burdened by all you have to do? Do you dread going shopping for gifts or cleaning up after Christmas or Chanukah or Kwanzaa or other holiday celebrations?

Or, do you feel a sense of fun, delight, and joy in the . . . → Read More: Holidays: Fraught or Fun?