The Anatomy of Trust

  Trust is essential in all relationships. Without trust, every relationship will crumble, this includes the relationship you have with yourself. Often, I hear people, whether in relationships or not, tell me they want to gain trust. It is not at all impossible, but first, we must deconstruct trust. It is not this singular concept,Continue reading “The Anatomy of Trust”

How Do I Stay Away From Them?

Today we are closer to people’s business and life updates then ever before. I purposefully frame it like in this way, because connection via technology is not a true reflection of the relationship you may or may not have with this person. However, I have noticed how ex’s are still very much aware of whatContinue reading “How Do I Stay Away From Them?”

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”

16 Ways to Engage in Self-Care

We are addicted to being busy. People often say how busy they are (all the time and everyday) that they do not have time to do anything fun. I would challenge that. Although  many of us are busy: career, home, relationships (romantic and not), children, etc we can find at least 10 minutes in ourContinue reading “16 Ways to Engage in Self-Care”

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 Ways To Manage Depression

Depression has a way of sapping our energy. It consumes our mind and bodies. Depression recovery is possible. It may take some time. But on the other side lies a life full of vigor waiting for you. Depression is a liar that whispers (maybe even yells) you are inadequate. As a result, your sense ofContinue reading “7 Ways To Manage Depression”

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”