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  • A New Normal: Finding Real Meaning; Reframing the Holidays A New Normal: Finding Real Meaning; Reframing the Holidays

    A New Normal: Finding Real Meaning; Reframing the Holidays

A New Normal: Finding Real Meaning; Reframing the Holidays

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It’s hard not to feel pressured to try to capture the perfect holidays…

It can seem that there is too much to do with shopping, writing cards, getting together with family and friends, parties and decorating. I’ve found myself in past holidays trying to push a year’s worth of get […]

  • SEX, LOVE, and LIES: What Keeps a Relationship Together? SEX, LOVE, and LIES: What Keeps a Relationship Together?

    SEX, LOVE, and LIES: What Keeps a Relationship Together?

SEX, LOVE, and LIES: What Keeps a Relationship Together?

Let’s talk about love.

 

What is the compelling, mysterious force that brings two people together and helps them stay together despite difficulties and challenges? This will be a 3 Part Series devoted to understanding what creates and then holds a relationship together. Each Series will have five exercises. Whether you are dating or in a committed relationship, use these steps […]

  • SEX, LOVE AND LIES: Putting the elation back into your relationship SEX, LOVE AND LIES: Putting the elation back into your relationship

    SEX, LOVE AND LIES: Putting the elation back into your relationship

SEX, LOVE AND LIES: Putting the elation back into your relationship

SEX, LOVE AND LIES: Putting the Elation back into Your Relationship.

It takes two people to create a relationship.

When these individuals agree to authentically communicate, care for, understand, and trust each other, then they can create a lasting and loving relationship. However, when communicating, understanding, caring, or trusting is violated in a relationship, there begins the strong possibility that a […]

  • Common Questions | Relationships Part 1 Common Questions | Relationships Part 1

    Common Questions | Relationships Part 1

Common Questions | Relationships Part 1

Question: How can I tell if I’m in a good relationship?

Answer:  Is the relationship moving me toward a secure, fulfilling, and long future in which I can be myself? Am I happy? Can I be myself? Am I feeling loved and on purpose? Am I doing what I enjoy and believe I can stretch further with my goals and […]

  • Finding a Sanctuary of Beauty Finding a Sanctuary of Beauty

    Finding a Sanctuary of Beauty

Finding a Sanctuary of Beauty

This photo was taken on Lupine Loop.

 

There is a bench in which you can view these lovely pine trees and foliage. Three trees are special to me. I remember when they were only a few feet high. What makes these trees endeared to my heart is that […]

  • Nature is Meant to Run Wild Nature is Meant to Run Wild

    Nature is Meant to Run Wild

Nature is Meant to Run Wild

My husband and I call lizards “Whaaaaaas.”

When his children were young they would say, “Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa” whenever they saw a lizard. To them a lizard looked like a miniature dinosaur, and so they would say “Whaaaaaaaaaaaa” (as if they were seeing a dinosaur) and this stuck in our vocabulary, to this day.

So it was fun to take a photo of […]