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The Post-Traumatic Stress we get from Toxic Relationships.

I wanted, more than anything else in the world, to lean in and kiss her—and I couldn’t. I was paralyzed. She looked right back at me, and after a few seconds she said, “Wow. She really screwed you up, didn’t…
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5 Ways to tell if we’re Ready to Love Again.

I’ve spoken to many people in my day-to-day traveling that seem to surmise that it is a natural and intuitive feeling that comes over us when we know we are ready to love fully and completely again. I know, however…
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5 Ways we Self-Sabotage.

This is my story and I am sure that even if yours is not quite as tragic or horrifying, you can remember a time in your life when you “got in your own way” or were “your own worst enemy.”
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The Buddhist Cure for Disconnection & Loneliness.

We try to fill that hollow place within us with food or drugs or alcohol or consumerism—just about anything we can get our hands on—but it doesn’t take too long to realize these external entities do not make us feel…
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Why we Chase after the Ones who Break our Hearts.

It seems as though we really need to decide what kind of compromise we’re willing to accept. The lover who doesn’t give us butterflies, but is there for us lovingly and consistently---or the “tricky type” we long for who will…
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The Difficult Task of Learning How to Love.

The small minority of people who are able to stay in relationships for years on end are the ones who realize—or most likely just understand on an intuitive level—that they are shacked up with a fallible human. They are going…