Monthly Archives: November 2010

Growing Through Grief

Emily Dickinson once said “Unable are the loved to die.  For love is immortality” I recently watched a documentary on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. I watched the process of how the scripture was read to the person who … Continue reading

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Fair Fighting, Self-Righteousness and the Big Picture

I recently had a most heated spat over a very small misunderstanding. After some personal reflection, I began to analyze what seemed to happen during the interchange. To me, it appeared that we were both assuming we knew what the … Continue reading

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Overcome Commitment Phobia

Ever since I can remember, I have had this preoccupation with freedom. I saw myself with no possessions covered in dirt in Africa somewhere, or traveling somewhere far away with nothing but a bag and a little bit of food. … Continue reading

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Face Your Fears

I have been afraid of mirrors since I was a little kid-especially in the dark. I have run by them and turned on the light, ready to dodge any ghoul that may jump out. The truth is, when I was … Continue reading

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Codependency Part 2: Boundaries

Edwin Louis Cole once said “Boundaries are to protect life, not to limit pleasures”. In order to be healthy and happy and live harmoniously with each other, it is imperative that we learn to teach each other how to treat … Continue reading

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Codependency: Part 1

Are you attracted to bad boys/girls, lost souls, or people who can rescue you? Do you tend to find yourself in bad relationships over and over again? The term “codependency” has generally been linked with people who tend to get … Continue reading

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What is Love?

M. Scott Peck (author of “The Road Less Travelled”) once said “Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth…Love is as love does. Love is an act of will–namely, … Continue reading

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Be The Boss of Your Moods!

Bill Watterson once said “I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood”. Sometimes it feels strangely good to wake up on the wrong side of the bed, scowl at the dog and frown … Continue reading

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