Willingness

“Perfection is the WILLINGNESS to be imperfect” Lao Tzu’s little reminder to own our humanness is easier said than done. WILLINGNESS is another emotional muscle most of us rarely acknowledge or work o...

Blossom

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to BLOSSOM”  … I have always loved these words written by Anais Nin for BLOSSOMING into our full po...

Flirting

Is FLIRTING really hurting anyone?   When we’re single it’s fun and harmless.   However, if we are in a committed relationship it is important that both parties have a discussion...

Connection

For a basic heart CONNECTION with a loved one to survive busy daily life the relationship requires a minimum of four gentle physical forms of touch per day. To maintain a healthy heart CONNECTION we r...

Sin

“Every saint has a past and every SINNER has a future,” Oscar Wilde wisely reminds us. The Seven Deadly SINS are helpful guidelines on how not to self-sabotage and wound our heart and others. The word...

Blame or Bless

BLAMING others and ourselves when things stuff up is a street us non-saints go down from time to time. People do hurtful insensitive things to others and are responsible for it. However, people also d...

Questions

“The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions” Claude Levi-Strauss so eloquently reminds us. One of the pivotal skills required in building our Emotional Fitness as we mat...

Terminal Uniqueness

“I hold a beast, an angel and a madman within me” … Dylan Thomas confesses. I often feel the same way. I first heard the term TERMINAL UNIQUENESS when I started attending drug and alcohol recovery gro...

Forgiveness

“I will never, ever, ever FORGIVE you for what you have done!” Have you ever said these words to anyone or had them said to you? Sometimes people make emotional choices to live backwards, ...

Meditation

“I can’t MEDITATE, it’s too hard, I can’t stop thinking and if I do I fall asleep.” Heard this before? Said this before? There are many ways to MEDITATE, like there are many ways to exercise.  It...