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April 30, 2010

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Wild Geese by Mary Oliver You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. […]

How to say no gracefully

April 29, 2010

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Many of my clients tell me that one of the things they struggle with the most in interpersonal relationships is how to set appropriate boundaries. Specifically, how to say “no” to things they do not want to do. Boy, do I know where they’re coming from! As women, we often strive to please others and […]

The Dating Program of Three

April 26, 2010

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As part of my ongoing dating and relationship research, I have recently purchased Diana Kirschner’s book Love in 90 Days. First let me say that I do not agree with every piece of advice that Dr. Kirschner presents in this book.¬†However, there is something to which Dr. Kirschner advises single women to do that I […]

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April 23, 2010

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(This meditation is from one of my favorite relationship coaches, Katherine Woodward Thomas. ) -Sit in a comfortable and relaxed position. (It’s probably best not to lie down during a meditation as you may be tempted to fall asleep.)¬†Notice if there is any tension in your body. If so, try to release it and allow […]

A little note about self-worth

April 22, 2010

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My brother sent me these gorgeous soaps from France for my birthday. They were incredible-I could smell them as soon as I opened the UPS box. Each one of them was carefully wrapped in some old-fashioned looking wax paper and placed gently in a paper soap box that was decorated beautifully. My first thought was-Wow. […]

How to tame your lizard

April 20, 2010

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So you’ve got a lizard. And it’s running wild and crazy. Here’s what to do when your lizard gets out of hand. If you’ve ever heard me talk about Blanche, you know about my lizard. She is such a part of my everyday, she even has her very own page on my blog. After years […]

weekly chocolate

April 16, 2010

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“All you really need is love, but a little chocolate doesn’t hurt now and then.” -Lucy Okay, I know. A little blog entry is certainly NO substitute for chocolate. But since I delve into so many deep issues and thoughts on this blog, I thought it might be nice to have a weekly dedication to […]