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Forgiving is Not Liking

Forgiving is Not Liking The word forgiveness normally comes with a whole load of baggage. Because of its religious connotation, a lot of people think one should forgive in order to be considered righteous. This is not forgiveness. It’s pseudo-forgiveness. … Continue reading

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I’m not OK, you’re not OK; but that’s OK!

I’m not OK, you’re not OK; but that’s OK! I love that line: I’m not OK, you’re not OK; but that’s OK! It captures the truth about who we are and the fact that we were never meant to be … Continue reading

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How to renegotiate your relationship

How to Renegotiate Your Relationship Expanding into Love is not simply about increasing romantic love; it is about increasing your CAPACITY to love, albeit in a very different way. It means developing the ability to accept people the way they … Continue reading

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Time to Assess the Relationship?

Time to Assess the Relationship?   In my book Expanding into Love, I make the point that in the first half of our incarnation, prior to our awakening at about mid-life, the purpose of relationship is to create opportunities to … Continue reading

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Depression – A Coping Mechanism

Depression – A Coping Mechanism In the wake of Robin Williams successful but tragic suicide, the topic of depression has once again come to the fore. Unfortunately, the coverage of the death of Lauren Bacall the very next day provided … Continue reading

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Bringing your family to work

Bringing your family to work I doubt it would surprise you to learn that, just as issues in your family of origin cause us problems in our everyday lives in general, and in romantic relationships in particular, they get acted … Continue reading

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Make Peace with Your Family

Make Peace with Your Family Break the Cycle with Radical Forgiveness If you were to observe the dramas and issues you have been challenged with all through your adult life, you are likely to find that most of them have … Continue reading

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The Victim Game in Gaza

The Victim Game in Gaza I have to admit to having been a bit reluctant to wade into the swamp that is now the Gaza situation, but I feel the need to do so now. That’s because it’s a prime … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Not Feel Emotional Pain

Over the last several weeks, I’ve been writing about overcoming addiction, perfectionism, past trauma, and anger. I want to share this video, it has, in the past generated a lot of discussion, and I hope it will be a good … Continue reading

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Anger Is Good

Anger Is Good Anger scares people. Men especially are frightened of it because they fear they might lose control and hurt someone if they allow themselves to really feel it. David Hawkins, MD., Phd., the author of Power vs Force, … Continue reading

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