Category Archives for "Relationships"

6 months ago

Working through my anger in 2000 words or less

I’ve been quieter than usual because I’ve been wrestling with a burgeoning anger, and I’m not yet ready to release it. So I decided to dive right into it head-on, and discuss it openly. Sometimes there’s a satisfaction in anger. Anger is actually a step up from feelings of helplessness, powerlessness, despondency, grief, depression, etc. […]

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last year

The Other Side

When someone we love dies, it’s probably the hardest thing we ever have to deal with. And yet the transition is inevitable. And since everyone we know is going to leave sooner or later, and a good percentage of them will go before we take that journey ourselves, it’s a really good idea to get […]

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last year

Maggie and the Nice Policeman

I had a fantastic day Saturday. There was a comic-con event at my favorite store, Heroes and Villains, in my favorite small-town city, Cortland NY, only 20 minutes away. I met John G Hertzman who played General Martok in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. I met artists who had worked for Marvel and had met Stan Lee. […]

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last year

Should I leave?

5 Actionable Tips for Deciding One of the most frequent questions I get from readers and clients is this one. Should I leave? Should I leave my unhappy marriage? Should I leave the job I hate? Should I move across the country and start over in a new place? When things are all but unbearably […]

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a couple of years ago

Bask and You Shall Receive!

I had another breakthrough the other day. I need a name for this. “Breakthrough” is too ordinary. “Aha moment” is Oprah’s and I’m pretty sure “Eureka” is copyrighted by a miner forty-niner. I’ll mull on that.  Meanwhile, I’ll tell you about it. –Adrian Monk I had just finished meditating out by the pond, and I lingered […]

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a couple of years ago

LOA and Anger Management

Today’s Abraham Quote was as follows. “Even in your rightness about a subject, when you try to push your rightness toward another who disagrees, no matter how right you are, it causes more pushing against. In other words, it isn’t until you stop pushing that any real allowing of what you want can take place.” –Excerpted […]

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a couple of years ago

Secrets of True Love

After some trial and error, my hubby and I have a blissful, happy marriage, and we both know why. We share a basic understanding that goes something like this: It’s not his job to make me happy, and it’s not my job to make him happy.  Some of us want our partner to be responsible […]

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