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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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

Beyond Suffering: An Ah-Ha Moment!

By Dr. Margaret Paul May 13, 2019

Experience a powerful ah-ha moment – a moment of deep understanding about what healing is really about.

Allyson and Jonathan are sitting in front of me at a 5-Day Intensive. Married for 2 years, they have lost the passion and fun they once had, and they . . . → Read More: Beyond Suffering: An Ah-Ha Moment!

Attracting at Our Common Level of Woundedness

By Dr. Margaret Paul March 11, 2019

Are you attracting people who turn out to be very controlling or unavailable? Discover how you are attracting at your common level of woundedness.

I have often stated that we attract each other at our common level of woundedness or our common level of health, . . . → Read More: Attracting at Our Common Level of Woundedness

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”