The Power of Love

The Power of Love

“Getting gotten” and “being present” are essential to experiencing the power of love. These concepts are defined here for clarity. The experience of getting gotten occurs when another is so present with you that you feel heard, seen, known, and understood for who you truly are, and know that anything you say or do is accepted as an act of love. Being present involves a conscious act of awareness—mindfulness. It replaces automatic perceptions...

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What is Love?

What is Love?

There are many types of love: love of self, love of your work, love of your parents who gave you life, love of your friends, love of your children, and love of your pets. Then there is romantic love, love of country, and love of God. Each has a different meaning and unique experience. Throughout history, many have attempted to define love. There are biological theories, cultural theories, and psychological theories about various types and...

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Sacred Journey

Sacred Journey

I look at intimate relationships as a sacred journey into your greatness. A journey where breakdowns lead to breakthroughs—a means of personal growth and transformation. Romantic relationships have the most at stake—your precious heart. Finding someone to love and then being loved by them in the ways that work for both of you is not always easy. There are so many details that must come together: the right person, at the right time who wants a...

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Relationships Begin and End with You

Relationships Begin and End with You

Consider that you’re in a relationship with everyone—from your banker to your lover and everyone in-between. Relationships can be uplifting or debilitating. How you experience relationships depends on how YOU interact with others. Every interaction counts. Experiment. An attitude of gratitude. How do you relate to customer service representatives? Do you honestly believe the person at the phone company intentionally made an error on your bill?...

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Shift Happens

Shift Happens

Reinventing yourself shifts how your relationships and communities relate to you. It all starts with you taking responsibility for what triggers you and how you react. The beauty of our relationships is that they are a direct reflection of how we treat others. The more loving and generous we are, the more love and generosity we receive. The opposite is also true. The more fearful and withholding we are, the less love we experience. Everyone is...

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