The Important Messages From Our Deeper Painful Feelings

By Dr. Margaret Paul February 18, 2019

Do you know what your painful existential feelings are telling you? Discover the incredibly valuable information these feelings have for you.

One of the basic tenets of Inner Bonding is that our feelings are our inner guidance system. Our wounded feelings such as anxiety, depression, . . . → Read More: The Important Messages From Our Deeper Painful Feelings

The Power of Being “Grokked”

By Dr. Margaret Paul February 11, 2019

It is profoundly healing when another is able to deeply understand and empathize with our core painful feelings.

In 1961, author Robert A. Heinlein coined the term “grok” in his best-selling book, “Stranger in a Strange Land”.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines grok as “to . . . → Read More: The Power of Being “Grokked”

A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

By Dr. Margaret Paul December 31, 2018

This year, make two New Year’s Resolution lists – one for your external goals and one for who you want to be.

There are two kinds of New Year’s Resolutions:

What you are going to do to accomplish your goals Who you want to be . . . → Read More: A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

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?

Loving Yourself in the Face of False Accusations

For many of us, being falsely accused is extremely painful. Were you ever falsely accused as a child? How did you feel?

I was falsely accused numerous times by my parents – accused of being irresponsible when I was over-responsible, of faking pain for attention when I was in deep pain, and of having . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself in the Face of False Accusations

Are You Disappointed With How Your Life Is Turning Out?

I received the following question from Leia, a woman who attended one of my webinars:

“How can you achieve self-love when you have deep disappointment with the way your life turned out?”

This is a very interesting question, because how your life is turning out is directly related to your self-love, but it . . . → Read More: Are You Disappointed With How Your Life Is Turning Out?