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Thoughts on: Rage

People who believe anything they want but don’t have the self-awareness to know they are doing it are the primary problem with this world.

These are the people who decide what your motivations are for you. 378 more words


A difficult conversation

In anticipation of speaking with my alienating parent, I have been advised to set my intentions carefully and clearly; this is so that I do not get sidetracked in arguing smaller points. 480 more words

Parent Alienation

Ouch....my feelings are hurt

My youngest daughter ” S” got married a couple of weeks ago. It was a beautiful wedding, even though it was not what she wanted. Her sister-in-law would not listen to what she wanted and we decided it was not worth a fight to stop her. 425 more words

Holding Space For The Lament

“I just need you to hold space.” That’s the phrase that I’ve decided to begin using when people derail my lament. The phrase “hold space” has always seemed obnoxiously obtuse and overly floral to me. 852 more words



In order to have a successful partnership, communication is essential. This applies to personal relationships as well as professional.  After 30 years of marriage, you’d think that  a husband and wife could communicate well. 1,029 more words

Ellie Mack

Book Review: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

This short book has entered the life of many close friends of mine, and according to their words, has actually changed it. I had read it but did not feel inclined to pursue these tenets, perhaps it just didn’t click with me, or I was already pursuing these agreements. 275 more words

Book Reviews


I recently read a book called The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz. As you might be able to tell, I’ve been reading a lot more lately, mostly books of the self-help variety. 963 more words