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”

Do You Feel Connected With Your Partner and Others?

By Dr. Margaret Paul February 04, 2019

Do you have a problem feeling connected with others? It might be because you are living in your head rather than in your heart.

When you were growing up, did you learn to protect against the pain of not being loved, by disconnecting from your . . . → Read More: Do You Feel Connected With Your Partner and Others?

Do You Actually Know When You Are Acting as a Victim?

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 21, 2019

Most of us don’t like to think of ourselves as a victim. Yet, without realizing it, you might be seeing yourself as a victim, and you might be putting yourself in the position of being a victim.

Do you recognize any of these situations?

Someone . . . → Read More: Do You Actually Know When You Are Acting as a Victim?

Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

 

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 14, 2019

Is giving yourself up working to create inner and relationship joy? If not, then you might want to consider learning to love yourself instead.

Were you trained as a child to give yourself up to be loved? Did you learn to confuse love with . . . → Read More: Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

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

Loving Yourself By Following Your Heart’s Desires

Have you ever considered that your desires come from two different places?

Desires of Your Heart and Soul

Our heart and soul know that we are on the planet to learn, love, grow, create and express our gifts, talents, passion and purpose in a way that brings us fulfillment and helps our planet. These . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself By Following Your Heart’s Desires