The Sticky Uncomfortable Business of Loving Others

When I planned this post on loving others, I thought I would tell you about the pitfalls that swallow a perfectionist who has written a relationship book. I had an idea that I would share some of my more disastrous relationship experiences in the hope that you could save yourself some of that trouble. However,…

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Why Your Life Is The Art You Are Here To Create

Create – verb (cre·ate) ~ meaning: to bring into existence | to produce through imaginative skill A couple of weeks ago, my 11 year old son told me that people had told him he wasn’t creative. This child takes everything apart and transforms it. He has an agile mind and an uncanny ability to alchemise…

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Getting Serious About Self-Love (and a little irony)

‘You can only love someone else as much as you love yourself’ – cue collective groan. Why do we find this phrase so irritating (and believe me, many people do)? Perhaps it’s because so few of us had self-love modeled for us by our parents. Maybe it’s because self-love is rarely defined. What does it…

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Get Ready for Some Serious April Lovin’

“We are psychologically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually hardwired for connection, love, and belonging. Connection, along with love and belonging (two expressions of connection), is why we are here, and it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives.” Brené Brown (from Daring Greatly) APRIL is all about LOVE. In Roman times, the month of…

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