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Relationships are Remarkable Mirrors of Ourselves

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It’s the mirror of your consciousness; this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow…” – J. Krishnamurti

All relationships reflect back to us who we believe we are as well as our unresolved issues. They show the beliefs, wounds, and other triggers that are stored in our subconscious mind. Continue reading

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The Dangers of Chemistry

Recently during my coaching calls with clients and in speaking with friends, the subject of chemistry or “connection” has been a topic of discussion. As we all have experienced at some point in our lives, being connected with someone of the opposite sex is such an ecstatic feeling! All healthy relationships require connection and chemical attraction, as they are essential ingredients for fulfilling relationships.

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Why Live and Love Vibrantly?

I remember so vividly, sitting in my critical thinking class during freshman year of college, analyzing Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. In the allegory, Plato describes prisoners in the cave who have been chained since birth, and have lived their whole lives facing the back wall of the cave. They only see images of objects that are cast on the wall from shadows of a fire behind them as others move the objects. It isn’t until one of the prisoners is forcefully released from his chains, kicking and screaming, thrown into the world outside of the cave that he sees light, flowers, water for the first time, and experiences the beauty that was hidden from him his entire life.

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