How to Find Light in the Darkness

Do you sometimes feel as if the darkness overpowers the light in your life? Here are some tips on bringing the light in.

How to Be in the Flow

Are you trying to live in the moment and go with the flow in your life? This article may help you understand what flow is and how to find it in your everyday life.

How to Develop Self-Compassion

Self-compassion is a very important aspect of self-care. Many of us get wrapped up in caring for others and neglect ourselves. Sometimes writing can help us develop self-compassion

7 Ways to Express Your Love

Are you feeling depressed? Have you run out of ideas on how to show someone you loved them? This article will offer you tips which will help you honor the love in your heart.

6 Ways to Nurture Empathy in Intimate Relationships

Empathy, which is a cousin of compassions is essential for successful relationships. Sometimes we need reminders on maintaining empathy. This article shares how to do this.

Balancing Optimism and Pessimism

There are optimists and pessimists, and some are a combination of the two. This blog discusses the balancing of both, and why some people are one way or the other.

Activism and Self-Care

Are you a baby boomer, having a deja vu of the 1960s? This article sums up the reason women in the US are concerned and also offers some self-care tips during difficult times.

5 Ways to Find Focus

We live in a busy and distracted world,and sometimes it's difficult to get focused on what we need to do. This article offers tips for both your professional and personal lives.

Here's a Quick Way to Develop Your Intuition

It's been said that everyone is intuitive if they just listened to their inner voice. This article will offer some preliminary tips on how to develop and practice your intuition.

Savoring Joy: Slow Down Time

Do you find that time goes too quickly? One way to slow down time is to recount the memories of our past. This can be done through writing and also by being mindful of each minute.

Why Be Grateful?

Are you feeling as if you don't have anything to be thankful for? Studies have shown that gratitude leads to better psychological and physical health.

Will There Be a Resurgence of the Hippie Generation?

If you are a baby boomer, are you having feelings of deja vu following the recent election results? Many people are feeling the coming of a revolution. Is it possible?

The Sexual Censorship Controversy

After its publication last week, Anais Nin's latest book of erotica was censored by Amazon, though Amazon later withdrew its censorship.

What Can Secrets and Confessions Reveal?

Most of us have secrets and/or confessions to reveal. Sharing with a therapist, friend, or a journal can be cathartic. Choosing the right recipient of the secret is important.

Why Should You Write Your Memoir?

Are you trying to decide whether to write your memoir? One reason people write their memoirs is because they feel they've got a story to tell and only they can tell it.

What You Should Know About Transcending During Sex

Do you find that some of your sexual encounters bring you to a magical place or a feeling that you're experience an altered state of consciousness? This can be very transformative.

What Death Teaches Us About Living

I've had the honor of being with two different loved ones this year at the time of their passing. In many ways this was an honor which reminded me what is important in life.

The Secrets of Wild Women

In this year of the first female presidential candidate ever, we should never underestimate the power of women in everything from politics to creativity.

What Can a Kiss Tell You About Someone's Sexuality?

Kissing is a very intimate activity and it's been said that you can tell how passionate someone is by the way they kiss. Recent studies indicate that kissing unites people.

Writing Your Narrative From Trauma to Addiction: 4 Prompts

As an advocate of writing for healing, my experience has shown that childhood trauma can lead to addiction in adulthood. Writing one's story is a way to heal. Blog offers tips.

4 Secrets About Being a Modern Grandparent

Many grandparents are different today because many are still working, their life doesn't revolve around their family, and they might live on the other side of the country.

Intimacy and Sexuality After Body Disfigurement

June 7th is National Cancer Survivor Day. As a survivor who also experience disfigurement with my surgery, I want to share my experience and the importance of positive input.

Self-Awareness is Sexy

Self-awareness seems to be the buzz word these days, but there's more to it. It's important to know who we are as a pathway to finding our bliss and joy.

Writing Naked for Change

Letting go of our baggage during the writing process can help you on your journey to self-discovery and ultimately transformation.

Surviving the Narcissistic Mother

Narcissism is not contagious, but it can have a long range affect on loved ones, especially daughters. It's important to be mindful of some of these characteristics as they grow up

The Secret to Writing Transformative Poetry

For years, poetry has been used as part of therapeutic practice. The beauty of poetry is that it succinctly helps us get in touch with our innermost feelings with words and images.

The Naked Brain

Have you ever thought about writing about your intimate life? Perhaps it will help you understand the mind/body connection.

Secrets: Saviors or Demons?

Do you often wonder when to keep a secret and when to divulge? Sometimes it takes a certain amount of discernment. Writing about family secrets can be a healing way to cope.

Love, Will and Being Naked

When I was 16 my family physican gave me Rollo May's book, Love & Will which I did not understand at the time, but this many years later, I found it to be an invaluable read.

Being Naked Physically and Emotionally

Good communication at a physical and emotional level is very important for all relationships. Recent studies have shown the importance of pillow talk for the release of oxytocin.

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