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  • 20 Life Lessons I Learned In My Twenties

    By Osha Key “Universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you are already that.” ~Rumi I remember when I was a kid, “thirty years old” sounded very old and mature. “Someone who is thirty clearly knows everything about life and has it all figured out.” That was my assumption. Life taught me…

  • 3 Limiting Beliefs that Prevent You From Getting Over Your Ex (And How to Overcome Them)

    By Eric Ibey “The broken hearted are the bravest among us—they dare to love.” ~Brené Brown, Rising Strong Are you finished grieving your breakup and want to get over your ex once and for all? Don’t get me wrong. Grieving is important. Actually, it’s imperative. But there is such thing as grieving for too long. When we get…

  • How I Healed My Strained Relationship with My Mother

    By Jennifer Cochran “Give without remembering. Receive without forgetting.” ~Unknown It was Sunday, April 12, 2015. I had just finished my grocery shopping and was about to leave the parking lot when I noticed a call from my dad. I called him back so we could talk for a few minutes. He said, “Troy died.” I…

  • Here Are 4 Ways Reiki Can Transform Your Emotions

    By Psychic Danielle Being a Reiki healer, I encounter people with all kinds of issues. The most common one is healing from a heart break! I have worked in Reiki healing for over 12 years and 85% of my clients come to me to heal from a pain that they can’t move on from. Reiki…

  • How I Learned to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

    By Melissa Renzi “Sometimes I think I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.” ~Sanober Khan I felt her agony and loneliness as if it were my own. Even as I write that sentence, my eyes well up and heaviness fills my heart. Then, I’m reminded to apply the advice I give…

  • Focus on Yourself Instead of Trying to Change Someone Else

    By Stacy Ison “If you can’t change the circumstances, change your perspective.” ~Unknown I was the one who was the designated driver in high school and college. I wanted to be in control of how I arrived and left a party. Besides, the taste of alcohol did not please, so it was a win-win situation in…

  • The Difference Between Soulmates, Destined Partner and Kindred Spirits

    By: Advisor Adeena Soulmates, destined partners and kindred spirits are all terms that have been used to describe relationships that enter our Life path and change how we view relationships. But what is the difference between all of these connections Kindred Spirits Kindred spirits are individuals that run on the same spiritual level and give off the same…

  • There’s More to Life Than Being Busy: Why I Took a Pressure-Free Pause

    By Will Aylward “When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another—and ourselves.” ~Jack Kornfield It was a Monday a few weeks ago, 6:00am, and I was taking a morning walk. The only light in sight was the neon yellow glare of the street lamps. My heart…

  • Healing After an Affair: How to Get Through the Pain of Infidelity

    By Kim Speer I will breathe. I will think of solutions, I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. I will simply breathe. And it will be okay. Because I don’t quit.” ~Shayne McClendon It was a Wednesday afternoon in late July, and I felt like my…

  • Why It Takes Strength to Be Vulnerable, and Why It’s Worth It

    By M. J. Ross “Vulnerability is our most accurate measure of courage.” ~Brené Brown When we’re younger, we’re fearless. We don’t mind climbing trees, making friends with strangers, or telling our secrets to people we’ve just met. We open our eyes and hearts to new experiences and people, and we trust that everything is going to…

  • How to Use Silence to Help Your Hurting Friend

    By Cam Taylor “Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.” ~Unknown There’s a time for words and a time for silence. Thankfully, when I went through one of the darkest periods of my life, I had friends who knew what time it was. When things go well,…

  • A 7-Step Plan for Finding Love After a Devastating Breakup

    By Eric Ibey “Resilience in love means finding strength from within that you can share with others.” ~Sheryl Sandberg It took me a couple months to start repairing my broken heart after the toughest breakup of my life. I thought we were going to spend our lives together, but the gods of love had other plans….

  • The Wounds of Rejection Heal With Self-Love and Self-Awareness

    By Vironika Tugaleva There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore.” ~Laurie Halse Anderson It began in elementary school. I was a chubby immigrant with a thick accent and hand-me-down clothes. I so badly…

  • A Letter to My Exes: I’m Sorry You Never Knew Me

    By Harmony Kwiker “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” ~Brené Brown To all of my ex-boyfriends, ex-lovers, and especially my ex-husband, I am so sorry….

  • 3 Ways to Stop Worrying and Feel Less Anxious

    By Kari Dahlgren “There isn’t enough room in your mind for both worry and faith. You must decide which one will live there.” ~Sir Robertson Do you consider yourself a worrier? Maybe even a perfectionist or Type A personality? When I’m not at my best, I can be all of those things combined. (Not cute, I know.)…

  • 8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship

    By Aska Kolton “Never lose yourself in a relationship. Love your partner fiercely, but always follow your unique dreams and desires. Be true to yourself.” ~Unknown All my previous relationships drained me. Not only because I was with the wrong men and kept trying to make things work where there was no way, but also because…

  • Great Things Can Come from Letting Go (and Other Lessons from Infidelity)

    By Kayla Albert “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” ~C.S. Lewis My eyes leapt open sometime after 2am and, after feeling the empty space next to me, I knew. The cell phone I laid on the pillow beside…

  • How to Let Go of Resentment and Forgive Your Ex

    By Tiffaney Kennedy “I used to be afraid of the pain letting go of the past would cause, until I realized how much pain holding on has caused.” ~Steve Maraboli Getting over the pain of a bad relationship is never easy. Even when I finally felt more in control of my feelings, the pain from my past would…

  • Why Insecurity & Approval-Seeking Lead to Unhealthy Relationships

    By Lauren Golombek “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.” ~Robert Holden As a child I was carefree and enthusiastic. Aren’t most kids? At some point, though, life began to impact me and to affect how I felt about myself. For as long as I can remember, I was a…

  • What I’ve Realized Since Being Cheated On

    By Chris Schurke “Sometimes walking away is the only option because you finally respect yourself enough to know that you deserve better.” ~Unknown When I was cheated on, I was hit by an ongoing blizzard of conflicting emotions. There were the initial tears that I failed to hide from anyone. There was a cold ruthlessness as…