Lost child

Originally posted on Being Aware:
Here comes another blog about children and their development, as I have been working closely with students, I find this topic connected to me. In this era of technology and smartphones, the most impacted lobby is our young ones. Because neither they are adults not technology is the need of…

How Fault-Finding Destroys Loving Relationships

by Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. In my relationship book, Why Can’t You Read My Mind?, I discuss the real source of where most relationships become toxic–your own thoughts!  Sadly, there a lot of walking wounded out there! By “walking wounded”, I mean the scores of people who feel unfulfilled, or worse, emotionally neglected or abused, in their intimate relationships. […]

Why You Judge Your Partner & How To Stop It

by Janet Ong Zimmerman Your partner is your mirror. You judge things about him that you see in yourself. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”  –  Mother Teresa “Negative judgments about others are unnecessary. We are all on our own journey and have our own lessons to learn.”  –  Janet […]

What’s Wrong With Criticism?

Steven Stosny, Ph.D.  | Anger in the Age of Entitlement How to ruin a perfectly good relationship “Criticism is the only reliable form of autobiography,” Oscar Wilde said, because it tells you more about the psychology of the critic than the people he or she criticizes. Astute professionals can formulate a viable diagnostic hypothesis just […]

The value of silence

Originally posted on raynotbradbury:
You are most powerful when you are most silent. People never expect silence. They expect words, motion, defense, offense, back and forth. They expect to leap into the fray. They are ready, fists up, words hanging leaping from their mouths. Silence? No. Alison McGhee All spiritual traditions speak of the silence…

Finally Free, or..?

Originally posted on Song of Virginity:
With a pair of parents who couldn’t understand why I discarded “a stable marriage with kids” for what they called “loneliness”, it was no easy task to lick my wounds. But now that I was out of my not-so-picture-perfect verbally abusive relationship, I chose my days carefully and opted not…