The Mirror of Life

Everyone we come into contact with reflects back some aspect of how we feel about ourselves. It may seem that unhappy encounters cause unhappy people, but it’s really the other way around. Grumpy, dissatisfied, negative people create interactions that match that...

First Things First

Taking care of ourselves is the best thing we can do for our loved ones. What we contribute to our relationships, work and the world can only be as healthy and harmonious as we are. Trying to serve others before our own needs are met can affect the quality of what we...

Where the Answer Lies

Goals change as we move through different stages in life. When we’re young, we want to fit in. Eventually, we’re interested in finding a romantic partner, excelling in our career and having a family. As we age, we begin to think about making our...

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...