Fear’s entire mission in life is to keep you safe from the risk of loving. It sees love as a dangerous cesspool where the invisible sea creatures lurk beneath the dark surface, waiting to snatch you into their murky waters. Fear believes that if you risk your heart through committed loving you will endure unbearable loss: you will either lose yourself in some way or you will lose your partner. Either way, fear tells you to run because it’s trying to protect you from an unpredictable risk.
It’s that time of year again! Are you one of the women for whom the appearance of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue inspires shock and awe ... shock at your image in the mirror and awe for her beauty? Did cover model, Kate Upton, just up the standard for sexy, sensual and hot for you? It’s very hard to ignore how eagerly men await this annual jaw dropping exercise!! Where does that leave 99% of humanity?
Dear Dr. Romance: Is it possible to love someone without ever dating them? If so, how can you tell that you are in love? Dear Reader: Yes, it's possible to fall in love without dating. For example, if you have a close friend, classmate, work associate, neighbor or friend of a friend that you have spent time with (without dating) you can become attached. Most of the time, however, loving someone from afar has a strong fantasy component, which can be misleading.
Watching this week's episode of "The Bachelor" (the show is my one guilty pleasure ... I love the exotic locals and watching the fun thrill of first dates), I felt sad for Kacie B. when The Bachelor's Ben Flajnik sent her home. She seemed devastated and confused. "What the #*?! just happened?!" she repeatedly exclaimed.
5 shots and 4 Guinness later! Wow, what a night! “Oh no! Did I send all these text messages?” March 18th 12:59 a.m. – “I love you!” March 18th 1:15 a.m. – “Can I come over?” March 18th 1:32 a.m. – “You are so hot! Xoxo” “Oh, s*#), what did I do? What happened last night? I work with him! I have to SEE him today! What am I going to do?
“We will be promoting your information to thousands of potential customers.” “Your coaching techniques are exactly what we are looking for.” “Do you have a product you can offer with a value of $47?” “Are you willing to send a solo email to your email list?” The phone interview was going well. Being a part of a major promotional event like this is a thrill and I was excited to be a part of it.
Give me a “Hell yeah!” if - you want to have a drama free relationship. - you want to euthanize insecurity. - you want to end the dating exasperation you have experienced up until now. Hell yeah? Good. We agree. Let’s start with a heart-centered strategy Why? Because you are SO ready to have what you want.
Self Love. It's a known fact that Whitney Houston suffered a lack of it. How can we honor her memory now that she's gone? In this week's Q & A video, I share what you can do in honor of Whitney and all who suffer from a lack of self esteem. More Juicy Content From YourTango:
II recently had a proverbial “ah-ha” moment while reading one of my favorite spiritual guides a Course in Miracles. What I found out: The pursuit of perfection can make you overwrought with anxiety. I’ve tip-toed around this concept in the past – thinking I understood the potential benefits of self help rituals. I thought I was enlightened, ahead of the curve, on my own leading edge. Yes, I told myself “THIS is how we grow + step into our greatness.”
I saw an article on Huffington Post this morning that made me cringe. I was so stunned, I had to write a post immediately. According to to one NYU Child Study Center study 59 percent of girls in 5th through 12th grade are "dissatisfied with their physical appearance." Research also shows that little girls' self esteem peaks at, are you ready for this, age 8. Further, a girl’s self esteem “PLUMMETS” after age 9. Yikes.