Want to keep love alive and evergreen?

By | May 22nd, 2015|Happiness, love, Relationships|

A successful marriage (life partnership) requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ~ Mignon McLaughlin Love relationships - whatever stripe - are a challenge to keep in passion. Forget leaving the cap off the toothpaste or the toilet seat up, living with another person is challenging on every level as the [...]

Are you raising children or adults?

By | May 8th, 2015|Children, Parenting, Relationships|

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We forget sometimes that we are not raising children, but raising adults. That is not to say we rob our children of childhood and treat them as adults while [...]

Inner child calling… Will you answer?

By | May 1st, 2015|Parenting, Relationships|

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~ Frederick Douglass Those who suffer insecurity, lack of confidence or low self-esteem are running a script that overrides the innate knowledge of our divine origin and infinite potential. Human babies are tabula rasa and come into the world utterly dependent on others. [...]

Are you stressing to give your children everything?

By | April 24th, 2015|Children, Parenting, Relationships|

"At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents." ~ Jane D. Hull We live in a demanding, stressful, ever-changing world and so do our children. With technology altering the way we communicate and the reach of our communication, we may not realise the [...]

What are your sex expectations?

By | April 17th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Relationships, Sexuality|

Some things are better than sex and some things are worse, but there’s nothing exactly like it. ~ W.C. Fields It’s here to stay, and based on the 7 billion people in the world many are participating. Interestingly there are not very many good quotes about healthy, intimate, robust sex and sexuality. There are quotes [...]

What does being a friend really mean?

By | April 10th, 2015|Emotions, Exhilarated Life, Friendship, Happiness, Life Purpose, love, Relationships|

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence, A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. Octavia Butler Yes, hmmm. What does being a friend really [...]

What is consciousness?

By | April 5th, 2015|Acceptance, Consciousness, Emotions, Energy, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, love, Relationships, Well-being|

“Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into the world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Acceptance is not the same as allowing. Allowing is the sense that life just rolls over you and circumstance either tosses you up or pulls you under. [...]

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Who are you at all?

By | April 3rd, 2015|Creativity, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Relationships, Uncategorized|

“Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.” ~ Bruce Springsteen As music, art, theatre and other creative pursuits become the purview of ‘extracurricular’ in schools, community and family life in general, we will grow farther and farther away from what informs us and sustains us on the deepest level of personal [...]

What to Do if Someone Angers You?

By | March 27th, 2015|Emotions, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Lifestyle, Relationships|

"You will not be punished for your anger, you will punished by your anger." ~ Buddha We all have buttons and when somebody pushes them it is difficult not to get drawn in and react. But can we really be made angry - or do we give in to it? Learning to pause just for half [...]