Does the idea of speaking up for yourself with your family, friends, dates, or co-workers create a feeling of anxiety or dread in you? When we ignore (and give others permission to ignore) our wants and needs for a long time, eventually, we’ll either explode in anger or turn that anger inward, which causes depression. It doesn’t have to always be this way. If you’re ready to start building stronger, healthier boundaries, there are a couple of things to answer: First, decide: Which boundary areas of my life are most affected?
In this blog post, I share tips and strategies to help long distance couples stick together. Here are the five things that made the biggest difference in helping me and my partner bridge the Pacific Ocean and survive the 1-year long distance.
I had a really beautiful client session recently that I thought I’d share on the blog. Perhaps you can relate to this client. She’s on a journey to better relationships after attracting more than her fair share of betrayal, heartbreak and self-esteem eroding connections. One part of her wants to change, while another part of her is stuck with feelings towards her previous (unhealthy) guy. Relatable?
Do you feel prioritised by the guy you like or the man you’re with right now? This simple 5-step process will have the guy either stepping UP the way you want or stepping OUT (of the way) for the man that will.
Respect and honesty are two I hear all the time from women. You want a man to respect you, and you want a man to be honest with you. And why wouldn’t you?
The good news is, there are three simple (though not necessarily easy) steps to guarantee that you can receive these from a man, or men, consistently. Keep reading to know the steps!
Rollercoasters SUCK. They can be fun, but ultimately, they aren’t good for us. If any of your three core areas of life fulfillment become rollercoasters, you’re f*cked. So how do you get off the rollercoaster while still making the time, consistently? Here are 5 ways to get off the dating rollercoaster and still find your guy!
Being able to identify a man’s emotional availability and capacity during early-stage dating can help you manage your expectations and save you time and aggravation as the relationship progresses. Here are four things you can do to spot Emotional Availability in men.
There’s an ancient Japanese art form called Wabi Sabi that finds beauty and perfection in imperfection. When an object is broken, the cracks are filled with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage, it can be mended — and because it has a history, it becomes more beautiful.
How would your relationship change if you adopted the Wabi Sabi philosophy?
How do you bring up on a date the fact you want to start a family soon without having your date run for the hills? In this post, you will learn effective ways to tell your date about your biological clock.
If you’re really serious about breaking down the coping mechanism you use most, make a list of the ways it actually weakens or undermines you–ways it makes you less effective at work, less connected in life, and less available for a relationship. Your true power comes from your willingness to embrace challenges and face your fears and weaknesses and use them to build your resilience.
If you’re dating a nice guy, and you find yourself wishing he could stand up for himself a little more, here’s how to help him assert himself more. Here are 4 things to help you understand Mr. Nice Guy and help you bring out “the man” in him!
Many of the notions central to Buddhism make for a more loving, vulnerable flow of giving and receiving with other people. If you’re keen to have a little more ease and energy in your love life, you might like some other key Buddhist teachings that instruct us how to relate better to others and ourselves.
Learn how to delay sex (if you want to) without killing the vibe! You should be able to say, “Yes” when you feel safe and comfortable having sex and being able to say, “No” when you don’t. Here’s how.
Here, I’m going to share some simple hacks you can use to take the edge off anxiety. They’re not meant to be prescriptive for a full-blown anxiety attack; think of them more as gentle nudges to redirect your brain.
Pay attention to the symptoms of emotional pain in your life. Give some self-love and let every part of you to exist. Self-compassion helps you to allow him to love you. Here are 7 ways you can “dance with your shadow.”
There is no “easy button” on getting a man to be emotionally available. It’s a process that takes time if you even undertake it at all. If you have solid clues that he has the capacity to be more emotionally available, there are some things you can do to invite him to open up further. Here’s how.
I’ve said this here before: dating can be a lot like riding a roller coaster. Roller coasters can be a blast when you’re enjoying a day off in an amusement park, but they’re torture if they’re your dating life. Here are 4 ways to help you survive dating and have better dating results and experiences!
Being able to tell a story is an effective way to build connection and generate good flow with the person you’re talking to. Whether your story is happy, humorous, or even slightly tragic, here are 8 secrets of date conversation men love!
It’s normal to feel strange about your ex starting a new relationship. However, there’s a big difference between feeling a small tug on the heartstrings and heading towards devastation all over again. If you feel confused about whether you should be friends with your ex or not, these seven indicators will help to clear it up.
If you’re in love with a narcissist, planning to be in a relationship with one, or wondering if you’re partner is one, then keep reading. This blog post will help you understand what it’s like to be in a relationship with a narcissist, how to handle it, and if it’s worth it!
You can be authentically yourself while creating the playful, nurturing, feminine energy a man’s spirit finds safety and reward in. This blog post will help you understand the importance of using your feminine energy to build love and solid lasting relationship with your man.