Tag Archives | Maturity

Depositphotos_58411235_s-2015

Why Do I Hold Myself Back?

I recently received an email from a client asking, “Why do I hold myself back?” Her precise words were, “I continue to feel myself holding back a small part of me … not wanting to fully engage myself. I recognize that I do this in several areas of my life. I protect myself in this […]

Continue Reading 21
Woman traveling by boat at sunset among the islands.

How To Find A Good Man

“How To Find A Good Man,” is a continuation from an earlier blog, “Why can’t I find a good man,” in which I suggest that many women attempt to force relationships to work with the wrong men. It’s as if these women try too hard. Ironically, if they are successful, they end up in a […]

Continue Reading 11
Child's play outside

How Couples Recover After an Argument Stems From Their Infant Relationships: ScienceDaily

  The ScienceDaily staff wrote a short article, adapted from materials provided by the Association for Psychological Science, with the title, “How couples recover after an argument stems from their infant relationships.” We think this contains some valuable lessons for those of us interested in personal growth and healthier relating. A study was conducted at […]

Continue Reading 1
OM 2016 1

Good Morning

The subject line for this blog post is Good Morning… Mostly we say it in a perfunctory way, but I suggest that it really is (or can be) quite powerful. Is Good Morning a hopeful wish we make for ourselves and others that they (and we) actually have a “good morning”? Or is it potentially […]

Continue Reading 2

Is It Realistic To Befriend Ourselves?

Pema Chodron is an ordained Buddhist nun in the Tibetan Vajrayana tradition. One of the goals of her work is to apply Buddhist teachings in everyday life. Consider her words: “Loving-kindness (maitri) toward ourselves doesn’t mean getting rid of anything. Maitri means that we can still be crazy, we can still be angry. We can […]

Continue Reading 0
Two Bald Eagles fly near a mountain cliff by the seashore.

How Eagles Mate

  “Eagles are believed to mate for life, although biologists have observed that they stay mated only as long as they are a successful reproductive pair. Biologists think that the reproductive process between eagles is such a difficult process that many do not survive it more than one time. Mating, carried out in flight, involves […]

Continue Reading 0