When the tragic news of Amy Winehouse’s death was announced, her family, friends, fellow artists, and fans were all devastated. Although the cause of her death has not officially been confirmed, most assume she lost her life as a result of her tumultuous history with drugs and alcohol. It's highly possible that this young talent lost her life due to addiction. It's critical that those suffering from addiction, or know someone who is, understand the seriousness of the affliction in order to inspire and facilitate recovery.
The number one reason my clients come to see me is weight loss. They’ve tried diet after diet losing the weight and then gaining it back. Exasperated and frustrated they finally seek help. After more than 10 years of coaching I found some common threads for the lack of success at weight loss and weight maintenance. 1) Your Behaviors/Relationship with Food
Back in 1973 an important incident happened in Stockholm, Sweden. It is now known as the “Stockholm Syndrome” and it helped people in my field understand why people who live with a controller stay with them (even if they are victimized) and even protect them. The incident began when robbers broke into a bank and strapped explosives on their captives’ backs. The captives began to worry about the bank robber’s safety.
At the age of seven, I made a choice. I decided that the only life I wanted was one where I was living fully and experiencing it. Watching from the sidelines isn't enough for me. It's not to say there weren't times in my life where I ended up benching myself. That's where I put myself during the years I was stuck in my grief. But it was uncomfortable, painful and so foreign to me.
Money, power, creativity, babies, projects, relationships… These words describe material manifestations of the Sacral Energetic Center, the Second Chakra that is located in the abdominal area of your body. Do you know that where your attention goes, the creative process of your life flows?
It is time to write your own saga of love! This video conversation will help you answer the Who, Where, When, What and How you can shift into personal confidence and trusting within, so you can build relationships that support both partners in expansion. Are you trying to be a “good girl”? A “good boy”? To make someone happy? Do you create relationships that feel like a “bad Karma”?
This is the second article in the series of five examining the emotions. In the first article it was discussed when sadness is repressed in turns into chronic depression. Any chronic condition is unnatural. We need to look at our first feelings. The core emotions of grief/sadness, anger, love, envy, and fear are being examined in this series. These are the natural emotions and are uncomplicated in their purity. I am not suggesting they are comfortable, I am suggesting they are uncomplicated in their truths. Anger is, in my opinion, the most misunderstood of all of the five emotions.
What does it take to manifest the love of your life? I've heard from first-time brides (at 49 and older!), from busy entrepreneurs whose 80-hour-a-week work schedules left little time for romance, and from divorcees and widowers who were convinced that the opportunity for true love had long passed them by. Those who have successfully manifested their soulmates did so by finding a healthy balance between intending and allowing; between doing and being.
Here are some of the pros and cons you should be aware of before ever considering this relationship scenario, in honor of the upcoming film Friends With Benefits. In addition to our advice, you'll find the opinions of real men and women, who were kind enough to share how this situation has played out in their lives. Read on for the inside scoop on this tricky situation.
There are so many moments in our lives when we feel stuck. We see how we "want" to be yet recognize that the negative thoughts and feelings we have are the result of certain triggers (that is, situations or people) that make us feel powerless, reconnect us to the pain we are trying to leave behind, or create icky feelings of frustration. What’s most difficult is that it can happen when we least expect it--even those moments when we are feeling super groovy.