The Most Important Love

The most important relationship we have is the one we have with ourselves. The more we know ourselves, the greater the mastery we have over our feelings, lives and relationships. The dynamics in our relationships reflect our inner world. Any issues we may have with...

Reacting to Ourselves

How we perceive others reflects how we actually feel about ourselves. The more self-accepting we are, the more we allow others to be themselves; the more critical we are inside, the more we judge the outside. It shows emotional intelligence to notice and avoid others...

Self-Care

Experiencing stress from the pandemic, political divisiveness and extreme weather phenomena is natural. We all deal with stress in our own way depending on what we’ve lived through and how much healing work we’ve done. Even if we’ve had relatively...

Who to Impress

As babies, we seek to please our parents for our survival. As we grow we learn that pleasing teachers and authority figures helps in getting good grades and achieving success. This early experience usually results in an unconscious drive to impress others in order to...

The People In Our Lives

We develop deep relationships with relatively few people over the course of our lifetime. It’s no coincidence that these people are in our lives. Each one is special. Those who love and care for us obviously hold a place in our hearts, but even the ones who push...

The Ultimate Goal: Self Love

Some dream of fame, fortune or power. Some dream of having a loving family, good friends and peace of mind. Regardless of our vision, we all want to feel good. These varied aspirations are based on the assumption that attaining our goal will allow us to relieve the...