Category: Relationship Communication

Four Presuppositions of Relationship Energy

How happy are you in your relationships? I’ve seen a lot of suffering already this year and it is only January. People are tired of not being able to speak their truth. They are tired of holding back and putting themselves last. Relationships can be…

Gifts from a Sensitive Being

I am often asked how I got into holistic based work. For those of you who don’t know, I was once a “mental”. A “mental” is someone who likes to be 100% analytical (left brained). I loved solving problems and chose a very analytical-based career…

6 Tips for Limiting Spirituality’s Impact on Your Relationship

Relationships are hard work sometimes. It takes a lot of time and effort to keep a relationship healthy and well. It can be especially hard for us during an unexpected turn of events. Make this turn of events a spiritually-based one, and watch the fur fly. In…

Warning: Language Immersion Can Cause Serious Growth

Who are you without your words? Recently I attended the North American Summer Course (NASK) in North Carolina. NASK is a yearly Esperanto instruction course. It is held in different locations and brings Esperantists from all over the globe together for 8 days of instruction…

Preventing Burnout with Compassionate Caregiving

Today I ran across the perfect example of a caregiver’s nightmare. It’s why I teach the Compassionate Caregiver’s course. The course was designed to help caregivers build trust while staying in rapport with their patients or clients. I’ve found that when they master these skills, their…

Warning: Awareness is Deadly to Egos

My journey of self-awareness began, or shall I say my pain threshold was reached, in 2005. At that time my map of reality included people treating me poorly, feeling disrespected daily, experiences of being let down, and difficult personal relationships. I believed that unpleasant situations…