Trust that he can take care of himself

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash   One of the most precious gifts of partnership is being able to care for one another, daily and in times of need. I do the cooking, he does the washing up. He’s got the flu, I put cool washcloths on his forehead and make him soup. I’ve got cramps, he fillsContinue reading “Trust that he can take care of himself”

How to cope with tragedy

How do you accurately describe the fear, hatred, and racism that are dominating our media and society right now. Disappointing? Tragic? Embarrassing? Completely utterly unacceptable? I’m sure you’re feeling it too. In the midst of all of this, how are you feeling?   There are certain things that happen in the world, and that happenContinue reading “How to cope with tragedy”

When feeling anger is good

It’s natural to want to feel happy, calm, loving, and inspired all the time. Those emotions make you feel good because they uplift your spirit, give you energy, and allow you to be your best self. You feel light. You feel clear.   We tend to view more difficult emotions, like anger, jealousy, and humiliationContinue reading “When feeling anger is good”

Write an angry letter

When things happen that make you feel angry or hurt (usually it’s when we feel hurt that we get angry), there are a multitude of ways to react that are specific to each person and the experience. You might want to retreat and avoid, or you might want to lash out and hurt back. OfContinue reading “Write an angry letter”

When the Volcano Erupts: 10 steps to finding your way back, after you’ve lost it.

  Do you know the feeling of being emotionally assaulted?  As though someone took a knife and stabbed you right where it hurts the most, then twisted the knife, poured salt on the wound, and topped it off with a squeeze of lime?  What comes after is a torrent of emotion that even a seasonedContinue reading “When the Volcano Erupts: 10 steps to finding your way back, after you’ve lost it.”