Love

  • 3 Ways to Tell If You’re in an Unhealthy Relationship

    By Holly Lochinger “The harder you fight to hold onto specific assumptions, the more likely there’s gold in letting them go.” ~John Seely Brown It was Christmas night and I was ecstatic. He would be there any minute. I touched up my gloss and gave myself a quick once over in the hallway mirror. Despite having…

  • 10 Powerful Tips for Building a Deep, Lasting Love

    By Joel Almeida “We are a work in progress with a lifetime contract.” ~Phyllis Koss The priest at our wedding advised us, “It’s not enough to say, ‘I want to marry you’ just today. You’ve got to be able to say that every day.” Problems and challenges in life can be like the wind, which blows…

  • 7 Reasons Your Breakup Is A Beautiful Thing

    By Katy Saer “Watch for big problems. They disguise big opportunities.” ~Ritu Ghatourey After many years of being the “dumper” in the relationship, I then spent many years being the “dumpee.” Even after I had worked through all of that karma that I had instilled upon myself, when it came time for my last breakup, it was finally…

  • When We Hold onto Relationships That Hurt Us

    By Evie Drake “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than hurt yourself trying to put it back together.” ~Unknown Human beings are genetically programmed to desire love. Embraces are as important to us as food and water. Perhaps that’s why when we find someone—the wrong someone—we’re often too blind to see it. We…

  • 3 Simple Steps To Stop Worry In Its Tracks

    By Lia Carroll Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow.  It only saps today of its joy.” ~Leo Buscaglia For as long as I can remember, I’ve been the worrywart extraordinaire. Worry: verb: To give way to anxiety or unease; allow one’s mind to dwell on difficulty or troubles. Fret, be anxious, brood, stress, panic. If…

  • When You’re Hooked On an Abusive Partner and Scared to Walk Away

    By: Vivian McGrath “We set the standard for how we want to be treated. Our relationships are a reflection of the relationship we have with ourselves.” ~Iyanla Vanzant I’ll be honest. I knew my ex was a screwed-up guy. My head told me that not long after we met. The alarm bells were screeching. Could I hear them? Of…

  • Growing from Ghosting: 5 Things To Consider While Dealing with Silence

    By: Sarah E. Miller Let’s get this out of the way first: Ghosting is crappy etiquette. There’s no real, concrete excuse for it, except perhaps pure, unadulterated laziness with a touch of cruelty. We take for granted how much technology has changed the way we interact with people. We are humans first, but it seems we…

  • How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

    By: Mai Pham “I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown Have you ever set a goal and then become obsessed with it, making it the center of your life and arranging everything else around it? Did you think…

  • 5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Start Looking For Love

    By: Aska Kolton “Don’t rush into any kind of relationship. Work on yourself. Feel yourself, experience yourself and love yourself. Do this first and you will soon attract that special loving other.” ~Russ Von Hoelscher Being in love is awesome. Sharing your life with someone special who gets you, adores you, and loves you for who…

  • How to Keep Your Marriage or Relationship Strong and Beat the Statistics

    By: Marwan Jamal “Good relationships don’t just happen. They take time, patience, and two people who truly want to be together.” ~Unknown You can`t take it anymore. Life’s getting boring, you fight over everything, your relationship has lost its spark, and you can’t look each other in the eye without feeling regret. Many marriages and relationships get…

  • The Key to Finding Your Ideal Partner in Life

    By Banu Sekendur “The most perfect relationship is the one that supports you in fulfilling your destiny—the one that empowers you to be everything you are meant to be in this world and beyond.” ~Jan H. Stringer As I was sitting up in my bed, reviewing my “Ideal partner wish list” from six years ago, I was…

  • 7 Clues You’re in an Unhealthy Relationship

    By: Holly “You don’t let go of an unhealthy relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you finally start caring about you.” ~Charles Orlando Most of us have experienced the pain of being in an unhealthy relationship. It took me a long time to admit that I was in one. When I finally…

  • 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….

  • December 2017 TarotScopes

    By: Advisor Christine Our own advisor, Christine, has taken the time to put together these Tarotscopes for you for the month of December 2017. Will things finally start to settle for you? Will those hopes and dreams start to manifest? Read below and then reach out directly to Christine today! Aries – The Hermit Beloved…

  • The Gifts of Empathy: We’re Not Alone with What We’re Feeling

    By Nicholas Montemarano “In separateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion lies the world’s true strength.” ~Buddha When asked why I write fiction, I used to say, “Because I enjoy writing and revising sentences” or “Because I like practicing an art I’ll never perfect” or “Because I love to read.” All those reasons remain true,…

  • Top Three Spiritual Procedures for Promoting True Love or Positive Relationships

    By: Advisor Danielle Are you in a Relationship where you feel like there is negative energy? or you are feeling like there are too many barriers between you and finding True Love? These are the top three spiritual procedures for Promoting true love, and clearing barriers for soulmate relationships to enter your life, or clearing negative…

  • 3 Steps to Making an Intimate Relationship Work

    By: Lynn Newman “True closeness respects each other’s space.” ~Angelica Hopes It was a Friday, the workweek had ended, and I was excited for my boyfriend to come home. (Okay, I’m talking about an ex-boyfriend—these steps took me time to implement…) I’d gone grocery shopping and had two steaks to grill, with asparagus and a bottle of…

  • Love Isn’t Enough (and Other Lessons from Ending a 6-Year Relationship)

    By: Nicah Caramba “Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.” ~Unknown Sometimes we prolong relationships for the sake of comfort and familiarity. We’re fearful of what’s out there, and life without a partner. No matter how many times we’ve been hurt, taken for granted, or had our needs neglected, we…

  • Forgiveness: Are You Able To Forgive Your Ex?

    Forgiveness. Are you able to forgive your ex? You have to if you want him back or you will always end up having this conflict in you, which can affect the process of getting back with him. We all need to be forgiven. Usually both partners – even the one responsible for the break up…

  • Letting Go of Our Past Identities: When It’s Time to Move On and Evolve

    By: Beth Clayton “Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” ~Eckhardt Tolle The day I decided to leave acting felt like being exorcised from my own body. I was twenty-nine and had been dreaming of being an actor from the time I first saw a regional production of Cats around the age of eight. I spent…