Relationships

Relationships

We think we know what love is, but honestly, not many people do, because we have never experienced the real thing. We didn’t get unconditional love from our parents and we weren’t encouraged to find our hearts as we grew up. And we certainly haven’t been encouraged to do that by society! Our various relationship breakups and perhaps a divorceRead more

Feeling Inadequate

In school you may have read Coleridge’s, “The Rhyme of The Ancient Mariner.” It is a poem about a mariner who, in his arrogance, killed an albatross that was believed to have brought his ship and shipmates good fortune. Being a superstitious lot, the mariner’s mates made him wear the stinking carcass of the albatross around his neck as penanceRead more

The Ironies of Life

There are several important ironies in the process of life. The FIRST IRONY is that in this moment you cannot be any different than you are. Beliefs do not change precipitously. They must be chipped away. You came to your beliefs through a good deal of pain and struggle, and you’re not going to just toss them over on a whim. ControllingRead more

Feeling Worthy

Many people struggle with feelings of unworthiness or not feeling lovable. Perhaps you are one of them. Life, particularly your childhood, gave you the message that something was wrong with you. And because of the nature of the parent/child relationship, children will accept this judgement of “inadequacy” as real. They do not, perhaps they cannot, question it. And when youRead more