Taking Breaks

It has become more important to me the value of stepping away and taking a break. When you identify something-maybe even someone- that is draining you in someway to take some time and rest. You may not be able to escape daily responsibilities, pending deadlines, or end a relationship (it may not come to that)Continue reading “Taking Breaks”

Pro-Relationship Thinking

Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless … But you’re NOT worthless. You’re unappreciated. Steve Maraboli Relationships require intention and attention! We can quickly take for granted our partners. Yet, when they are not in our life, we feel their absence.  According to Stan Tatkin author of “WiredContinue reading “Pro-Relationship Thinking”

The Art of Self-Compassion

During trying times we make attempts to distract and mask what we are feeling. We live in a time, where feelings are categorized are good or bad. We repress the “bad”. Feelings are neither good or bad, they can be desirable or undesirable. However, emotional understanding is key in self-understanding, self-soothing, and healing. When weContinue reading “The Art of Self-Compassion”

7 Important Steps in Establishing a Healthy Relationship

We are not taught how to be in a relationship. This is something we learn by doing. It is trial and error. Sometimes a lot of errors. In my experience, both professionally and personally I have learned some things along the way. 1.  Take the time to really get to know each other. Ask theContinue reading “7 Important Steps in Establishing a Healthy Relationship”