The Purpose and Meaning of Life

Have you ever wondered about the purpose and meaning of life? Of course you have. It’s the age-old question. In times of depression and despair I would often find myself pondering this question. In fact, it’s when we are at our lowest that life seems most meaningless. Most of us tend to ponder the meaning … Continue reading The Purpose and Meaning of Life

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Dealing with Difficulties in Relationships

When it comes to romantic relationships one of the most common fantasies we have is that we’re going to find our perfect partner and live happily ever after.  We imagine a relationship in which everything runs smoothly, where there is no conflict, no agitation, no disappointment.  We imagine that every moment spent with our partner … Continue reading Dealing with Difficulties in Relationships

Why I Never Give My Partner Permission to Do Anything…

It is commonly believed that if you love and respect a person, you should allow them a certain amount of privilege.  While on the other hand, there’s also the old adage, “If you give someone an inch, they’ll take a mile.”   The “experts” say that there should be a balance.  They say that you should … Continue reading Why I Never Give My Partner Permission to Do Anything…

Developing Emotional Immunity in the Face of Negative Energy

In an ideal world everyone is kind to one another.  Everyone treats one another with the utmost love and respect.  But ours is not an ideal world.  Ours is a world teaming with people who are rude, angry, critical, and downright mean.  And oftentimes, such negativity comes unwarranted and unprovoked, and it catches us off … Continue reading Developing Emotional Immunity in the Face of Negative Energy

From Loneliness to Aloneness

If you ever feel lonely, know that you’re not alone.  Loneliness is so prevalent it would seem as if it’s an inescapable human condition.  But what exactly is loneliness?  Where does it arise from and how is it overcome?  Loneliness is a deep pervading, and often unshakable feeling, a sense of disconnectedness, a craving for affection and companionship.    Loneliness is an overwhelming … Continue reading From Loneliness to Aloneness