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Forgiveness has been around for thousands of years. It is mentioned and/or discussed in sacred writings of many religions. So it is well grounded in the realm of spiritual teachings. Up until recently, the fact that forgiveness was a tenet of religion was enough for most people. One forgave ... Views: 67
According to Dr. Fred Luskin, Director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects and a pioneer in the practice of forgiveness therapy, “What happens when you’re stressed is blood flow draws away from the parts of the brain that think creatively and straightforwardly. That is what stress is ... Views: 68
When it comes to being successful, it is often said that one shouldn’t take no for an answer and that they should keep going. As if they were to give up after they experience negative response, they are not going to get very far.
It is then going to be in their best interest to be ... Views: 167
Forgiveness can sometimes feel impossible or even undesirable. Other times, we forgive only to be hurt again and conclude that forgiving was foolish. Both situations arise from confusion about what forgiveness really means. Forgiveness doesn’t require that we forget or condone another’s actions ... Views: 232
Summer blockbusters are full of Masters of the Universe—Superheroes/heroines, Emperors and Kings—in righteous battle. And, when someone storms your castle – be that of your thoughts, your actions, your behavior—don’t you defend it with all your might? “You’re wrong!” “You messed up, not me!” “I ... Views: 111
How to Save a Relationship
Last week I wrote about how one could destroy their relationships. In the article, I listed and explained six actions that one may take to carry out that goal. Obviously, I was not advising their usage, but explaining the actions and the negative externalities, ... Views: 234
Moving On: How to Forgive Someone
Letting go of grudges and bitterness can make way for happiness, health and peace. Forgiveness is a decision to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge. The act that hurt or offended you might always remain a part of your life, but forgiveness can lessen ... Views: 141
Let’s not kid ourselves; I am confident that you are wondering why I would seemingly be giving advice on how to end a relationship, rather than repair it. Interestingly, I find that we can learn a tremendous amount about relationships, by studying and scrutinizing what makes them thrive and ... Views: 138
On January 7th, 2016, my big sister, Lori Dempsey Robbins, passed away after an almost four year journey with ovarian cancer. Lori was 45 and the single mom of our 11 year old niece. She was my first friend and one of my greatest teachers.
Being with her through her illness and her death ... Views: 115
It is a special type of plastic moulding that is used to decorate the plastic surfaces, with different vibrant colours, along with an abrasion resistant coating. During the modelling process, the in mould decorations are widely used by the manufacturers. These are not only cost-effective but ... Views: 176
Miley Cyrus who believes Donald Trump is a “F—king nightmare,” has said she’d “move out da country” if Trump wins. But wait there’s more. Far more. And in an age of positive psychology, meditation, gratitude journaling, “Namasta-ing” each other, and of course the multitude of mindfulness ... Views: 135
Above all else, there is one factor that contributes to a relationship's demise. It isn't what any person thinks of when the divorce papers land in their lap. I am not talking about adultery, which is the most feared event to face a relationship. I am talking about the yearned desire to be ... Views: 165
Dear Dr. Romance:
I'm a 32 yr old man who is lost when it comes to relationships. I just had a chance with a nice woman which I subconsciously messed up. I didn't accept her for who she was . I was controlling, verbally abusive, and not compassionate with her. The ... Views: 174
I recently read an article regarding what the Dalai Lama had to say about recent events in Paris, where he suggested that we stop praying for Paris and instead work for peace. The article went further to suggest that the Dalai Lama said, "We cannot solve this problem only through prayers. I am a ... Views: 182
Photography is an important art which is able to capture the special moments of life and thus it is important that the best photographer is hired for your special moments. The special moments like marriage needs to have the best photographer and the reason behind it is ... Views: 180
IOS system of Apple is a verdant platform for the innumerable games and other applications available. All kinds of games are played on this platform and the gaming experience is equally enthralling for all the games on offer. The amazinggraphics, highly responsive touch screens, superb sound ... Views: 231
We always hear people say, "I wish I knew then what I know now," so here is some help if you are navigating a divorce now ...
1.Believe in Yourself!
Three words that are so powerful they can change any "I can't into "I can". When you hear the words "I want a divorce", there will be times ... Views: 365
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am a young man whose life has fallen apart because of the girl I love so much. I slept with her but then she betrayed me by telling every body she saw and I felt so bad and walked away from her when she needed me the most. I could count all the tears that run out of ... Views: 391
We have all been there. There was a truly minor or silly issue that came up in our relationship and partners did not see eye to eye. Partners were staunch in their positions and resorted to maladaptive communication techniques in order to "win" the argument. The disagreement turned into ... Views: 325
We have all been there, at one point or another. We reached a point in our relationship in which things were just on auto-pilot. The wonderful passion and romance that characterized the first few years had waned and partners look more and more as friends and roommates. Contrary to the popular ... Views: 407
To really love a woman is to give her your complete trust. I love the line in Bryan Adams’ song, “… and when you find yourself lying helpless in her arms, you know you really love a woman.” To lay helpless in her arms, you need to give up control and be vulnerable. You need to trust that she ... Views: 309
Second Chances. The title sounds like you screwed up on the first try and are graced with another shot. The trick is to not give that first experience any more credit than it deserves. I have made plenty of mistakes as a daughter, woman, mother, and wife. If I wore my flaws like a medallion I ... Views: 278
The mythological Phoenix has been a tremendous source of inspiration for my professional work, as well as in life, in general. The Phoenix is not just some mythical beast; it is a creature that has some amazing powers, powers that we have as well. I had always seen the Phoenix as just another ... Views: 322
What all do the Niagara Falls offer to visitors?
Niagara Falls are undoubtedly amongst the most beautiful locations that the world has to offer. There is a lot to watch and do near the Niagara falls, and a tour around the place is the best way to experience the best of the area. If you are ... Views: 267
Are you one of those who abuse their spouse? It does not have to be physical abuse, it could be through harsh or provocative words or disdain treatment towards your Ex. If you have been doing such or did such, I would professionally advise you to re-frame from such ct totally eek help before ... Views: 354
What is Trust Made of?
What is Trust? How does someone earn your trust? What happens once it’s broken? Do you trust yourself?
There are many definitions for the word trust but to me it means that, “I can have faith that you will do what you say you will do, when you say you are doing it. ... Views: 378
Welcome to Creating Harmony’s email of indication. Our intention in this Harmonising Times is to provide our readers, friends and everyone else with foresight as to the influences impacting all our lives as we move through 2016. So helping each to Create their Life of Harmony by assisting each ... Views: 303
Relationships and addiction are different in regards to the environments in which they thrive. Transparency and trust form a firm foundation for the future of two people making a go of it in this world. Addiction thrives in the shadows, where it can remain hidden from the light of day. Often ... Views: 311
No, not “I don’t care about you” – that would be awful! Just “I don’t care.” By itself. As in “I don’t care that you left your socks on the floor.” “I don’t care that you over/under-tipped the server.” “I don’t care that you were five minutes late.”
Because here’s the thing: nothing kills ... Views: 431
Welcome to Creating Harmony in Your Life's email of indication. Our intention in this Harmonising Times is to provide our readers, friends and everyone else with foresight as to the influences impacting all our lives throughout 2016. So helping each to Create their Life of Harmony by assisting ... Views: 321
Are you and your partner having a tough time getting over an argument? Here are some tips to help. 1. Surrender to your responsibility. When you become aware that you have made a mistake, admit it and apologize. Use it as an opportunity to learn and grow. You don’t have to be afraid of ... Views: 455
1. It’s more important what you think of you than what others think of you.When you think well of yourself and know your strengths, others can’t help but turn their
thinking in that direction.
2. Everyone has been hurt in some way. Whether through bullying, abuse, or insensitive remarks, ... Views: 490
Welcome to Shamanics in Portugal´s Newsletter. Our intention is to remind you our readers, friends and connections we are all part of a much larger, ever evolving community.
We offer here some insights into our views and experiences into the co-creation we are all part of. Recognising each of ... Views: 332
If you're presently going through this article, you're most likely experiencing the pain of the heart losing your love one is one of the terrible things that can happen to you. I understand want you going through because I have also had a heart break which was so distressing. Hearing the one you ... Views: 487
Should Narcissistic Abusers Be Held Accountable for Their Actions?
Excerpt from January 7, 2014 show on A Fine Time for Healing, Whether to Forgive or Not Forgive the Narcissistic Abuse
Many recovering victims of narcissistic abuse struggle with the dilemma of whether or not to hold the ... Views: 560
On the spectrum of ADHD symptoms, perhaps the least understood is the inability of children and adults to pay attention to the world around them. They “space out” in the middle of conversations or are clueless about the recently revealed details of a new project at work.
That “space cadet” ... Views: 1021
Dear Dr. Romance:
I divorced my best friend of 13 years this past January. I'm having a hard time moving on... Let me very clear...over the past 13 years of our marriage..we were never sexually compatible...he was never that into me...I had an affair and I am still seeing that ... Views: 463
Conflict is tough for most people. We don’t like it. It threatens us and makes us feel bad. Makes us feel defensive. But we can feel a whole lot better about fighting if we have rules to guide us.
When the same rules apply to both you and your partner, you have something you both can depend ... Views: 361
What if we have more control over peace and conflict than we realise? I believe that we, as a species, have a very good knack for "talking the talk" but not so much "walking the walk". We can affect the world's dynamic and rhythm so easily through our words and actions. You'd think we'd be more ... Views: 346
Are you struggling to forgive your ex or current partner for something they did?
Are you still carrying a grudge, feel resentment or anger towards them?
In all romantic relationships (past and present) there will be times where the one you love will hurt you. It could be something small, ... Views: 546
“The trees do not hold on to dead leaves but lose them in order to create room for new ones. We can learn from this, by letting go of the past and focusing on the now. We cannot change the past but we can make the present and future brighter and better not bitter.” ~ Kemi Sogunle
We all go ... Views: 462
I recently helped an old friend that was stuck in the past. They didn't know how to move forward. Once I realized this I sent them this letter.
They told me it really helped them and that they read it all the time. The past can haunt you if you let it. I am sharing this now and I hope it will ... Views: 659
Relationships are relentless in mirroring back to us all that we need to be aware of, heal and transform. The common trap is to make the other person wrong and believe they need to change in some way for the relationship to improve. Truly transformational growth comes when we accept that they ... Views: 563
Guilt is a painful, uncomfortable and often lingering emotion that many individuals I work with suffer from. You will learn about John and Dana’s experience today, and at the end are my 3 secret tips to letting go of guilt.
Take John’s case, after many years of endless agonizing and ... Views: 553
Divorce is a word that we see and hear everywhere. In our daily lives divorce attorneys solicit their services in commercials, billboards, print media and flyers. Television shows and films trivialize divorce as it's cloaked in steamy affairs, romanticized depictions of fragmented families and ... Views: 549
Recently writing about “Bully Types” resurrected an emotion I have grappled with much of my life: a) being part of a family, especially as a child and teen, riddled with mental illness and shrouded in family secrets, b) as a child and young teen, threatened and emotionally bullied by peers for ... Views: 602
“Learn the art of taking your stand on the Truth within. When you live in this Truth, the result is a fusion of the mind and the heart and the end of all fears and sorrows. It is not a dry attainment of mere power or intellectual knowledge. A love which is illumined by the intuitive wisdom of ... Views: 493
When I go to the gym to workout, I want to untie the knots and jelly beans in my back and shoulders, unhook from the day’s residue of stress, release my brain’s “feel good” chemicals and build all-over body muscle power. I don’t want to deal with difficult people. Do you?
When you go to work, ... Views: 585
The topic of forgiveness is getting attention from the health and wellness industries. And many studies have shown that long-term inability to forgive builds up toxic energy in your body – which can lead to both mental and physical illness.
Research has found that:
1. People who forgive ... Views: 550
Learning to forgive those who hurt us is an essential life skill, because it helps develop inner maturity, frees us from emotional bondage to the other person, and helps us develop the power to move on.
Forgiveness begins with learning to forgive yourself for any damage you may ... Views: 580