Dating, married, single, divorced, and more. Advice on the relationships you have in life. Dear, Humans..
An emotional vampire, no not the blood sucking monster that you're used to reading about these days, (or in the case of twilight, the glittery hunks); An emotional vampire does pretty much the same as the above mentioned blood suckers only instead of blood they gain strength by feeding off of your emotions.
Many clients call and have concerns because their relationships are not “perfect”, and some may be striving for the “next level”, and frustrated with what they perceive as a lack of progress.
He Left His Wife! Now What? Ok, you had been in the midst of a fairly serious affair with this married man. You survived all of the mayhem as discussed in my blog Cheating and Affairs and now you think you’re troubles are over.
Are You The “Other Woman”? There are two sides to every story, and sometimes there may actually be three or four.
Are You Being Lied To? There are many ways to tell if someone is being dishonest with you and I am going to give you just a few tips that should help you separate out fact from fiction.
It is no secret, our world today is full of chaos and fear. We are in the middle of a pandemic and social injustice movements. As a Social Studies teacher, I can tell you this is going to be a difficult chapter to get through in the 2040 textbook. When the country shut down in March, my school bulldozed right into Remote Learning. We had 3 days to get our curriculum together and off we went. We did not know how long remote learning would last and how to even give a lesson online. The emotional part was I never was able to truly say goodbye to my students. March 13th I said “Bye Guys! Have a good weekend and I’ll see you Monday!” Then I never saw them in person again.
Last week I witnessed a noteworthy scene that made me reflect deeply on the nature of the Christmas gift giving tradition. Perhaps in our society what I saw may be considered every child's dream, but if this is what children's dreams have become, then we truly have to ask ourselves some overdue questions.
Chögyam Trungpa shares; “ True fearlessness is not the reduction of fear, but going beyond fear” (33). Most people in our culture have a misconception of what is being said about fearlessness in this text. Fearlessness comes off as the idea that we are free of fear. While that may sound nice at first, a life without fear leaves little room to feel at all. If we lead a life free of all fear than we are freeing ourselves from any sort of connectivity. I am not saying that we must live our lives in fear, but we need to be able to face what it is that makes us so afraid and closed off in order to open up and experience this world.
Most people have kindergarten-level relating skills in their communication toolbox. We weren’t all taught to communicate well.
Let me start by saying that the very best most unforgettable gifts I have ever received have always been someone's time. I wholeheartedly mean that to be true. Having said that, I am going to throw a different kind of Ultimate Gift List your way. Here are a few unique giftly ideas that are sure to instill a sense of experience, quality time, and lasting memories.
At the end of every year, we turn our heads looking backward at what was accomplished (or not) and forward with the optimism of what is to come. As we straddle the crosswalk of 2020 and 2021, we immerse ourselves in motivational pep talks that inspire the new journey we are about to take. But this year is different, isn’t it?
The Time My Friends Were Street Dumb I was in seventh grade. One of the seventh graders or “sevies.” So cute. So innocent. Very innocent.