April 15th, 2014

Why Are Relationships So Hard?

Why are relationships so hard

Relationships are hard work, but I believe the short answer is: Because both people have to be willing to do the work it takes to heal themselves through loving the other the way they need to be loved.

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April 9th, 2014

6 Proven Ways to Quickly Chase the Blues Away

Whether it’s the blues, or something is bothering you, the result is the same: you do not feel good. And, when you do not feel good, it’s always almost impossible to do what you need to do (whether it’s work or personal tasks).

Chase the blues away

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Different strokes for different folks, of course, but here are some proven ways that will help you to quickly chase the blues away. Or at least calm you down so that you can go about your business.

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April 8th, 2014

How To Control The Ego At Work

Ego at Work

What is the ego? The ego is a construct of the mind which creates a story around past experiences, emotions, opinions, failures, successes, etc. Once these stories are personalized in a way that we identify ourselves as our thoughts and our story. The ego begins to takes shape. So thoughts around “I” “me” and “mine” all work to enhance an illusion of self-worth. I call it an illusion because anything that is driven by the ego is measured against some external source; a car or house, a position of power, opinions of others. All of these things are fleeting in nature, however, the self not based on the ego remains. Read the rest of this article →

April 1st, 2014

14 Quotes About Getting And Staying Happy

getting and staying happy

Albert Camus: “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” Read the rest of this article →

March 25th, 2014

Are You Emotionally Unavailable? Part 2

Last week we asked the question. This week we talk about solutions!

I love problem solving…

Emotionally Available

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