Changing relationship patterns is not easy. These patterns, whether they be co-dependency, addiction to toxic love/people or being love avoidant are all ingrained in our psyche and we literally have been carving out this pathway in our brain from the time we first experienced whatever trauma brought us to this place. Ahh that pesky word, … Continue reading Patterns
Start with Self! Yes, it all starts with you. Take stock in who you are and perform a self evaluation...ask yourself yourself the following questions: would you date yourself?what do you have to offer someone else?what do you want from a partner?what does a healthy relationship look like to you?are you emotionally available?have you fully … Continue reading How to manifest your perfect partner
A few years ago during a session with my one of my therapists we discussed (what else?) relationships....present, past and potential. When he asked me what it was that I wanted out from a relationship and a partner, my response was that I had already received exactly what I had asked for…my ex-husband. I felt … Continue reading Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?
“Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt Confidence is everything! How can you can get to a place where you can feel confident in all areas of your life? Good question, that is the struggle that … Continue reading Why confidence is everything in life
Through the process of self-discovery I realized, sadly, that I had not been living my life in an authentic way. I was so concerned with what people thought of me and how other people saw me that I wasn’t even remotely being my true self. After much time alone, in self-discovery and healing mode, I … Continue reading How well do you know yourself?
Although breakups tend to be incredibly painful, even when we initiate them, a lot of times they are a gift. When we separate from someone we love, the feelings can be very overwhelming and most of the time unbearable. We really do go through the five stages of grief: denial.anger.bargaining.depression.acceptance. For anyone who has lost … Continue reading A breakup can be a blessing in disguise
The answer is you! Yes, that's right, you hold the power. What does it mean to be your best self? It means living life with intention, direction, purpose and within your own moral compass. Living your best life as you are and accepting yourself as is while striving to be the best you. There is … Continue reading What is stopping you from being your best self?
"Every day we are born again" - Buddha There are so many ways to make impactful changes in your life. In doing the "inner work" I have found that starting with a morning routine or "morning ritual" was the best place to begin my Journey to a physically and emotionally healthy lifestyle. Luckily, I am … Continue reading How do you start your day?
For so long I lived in a fantasy that existed only in my head. Each dysfunctional, emotionally unavailable, troubled and avoidant man brought me the same fantasy. The more troubled, avoidant and addicted the man, the stronger and more realistic my fantasy became. Love Its what we are all searching for, right? Its what we … Continue reading every day we have a choice
Toxic by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby via daily post: Toxic I read this fantastic article by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby and identified with it completely so I thought I would take the time and write a short blog about healing and what this looks like to me, personally. To some people who are knee deep in … Continue reading Steps to Healing from “Toxic”