“I Don’t Know Anything!”

By Dr. Margaret Paul April 06, 2020

What if you knew that, not only do you know nothing, but that you don’t need to know anything?


“One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.” Socrates

One of my all-time favorite movie lines is in the Alastair Sims version of A . . . → Read More: “I Don’t Know Anything!”

The Fear of Being Duped

Is being duped something you avoid at all costs, or are you willing to be duped in order to keep your heart open?

No one likes being duped. It feels awful to realize that someone has pulled the wool over our eyes – that we were so naïve we didn’t see that we were being duped, lied to or taken advantage of.

However, since this painful experience happens to most of us at one time or another, we each have a choice – will we make protecting ourselves from being duped our highest priority, or will we make being open and loving more important than whether or not we get duped?

I have found in my work with clients that the fear of being duped or taken advantage of is often in the way of being loving to themselves and others. They are so afraid of being taken advantage of that they close their heart, keeping their walls up to protect themselves from the possibility of being duped. Continue reading The Fear of Being Duped


Inspirational Video: Let Joy Be Your Guide

Spirit has gifted us with an unerring guide to keep us on track with what is true and loving to ourselves and others. Watching this 1 minute movie, “Let Joy Be Your Guide,” will remind you of this gift.

Inspirational Video – The Gifts of Spirit

The six Gifts of Spirit are what life is all about. Watching this 1 minute movie, “The Gifts of Spirit,” will remind you of these incomparable gifts!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. is a best-selling author of 8 books, relationship expert, and co-creator of the powerful Inner Bonding® process – featured on Oprah, and recommended . . . → Read More: Inspirational Video – The Gifts of Spirit

The Law of Love

I have learned over my 43 years of counseling that no one heals without a personal connection to a spiritual source of Guidance.

William was struggling with issues of shame and depression. He had struggled with feelings of insecurity and jealousy most of his life, despite years of inner work. While he intellectually knew that he was okay, emotionally he never felt it. This was his first phone session with me.

“William,” I asked, “what is your concept of God or a Higher Power?”

“Oh, you know, the traditional Judeo/Christian concept – an old dude up in the sky dishing out judgments.” Continue reading The Law of Love