For the most part, the sex industry tries its best to stay out of the public eye, but every so often something happens to thrust the porn industry into the forefront of public conversation and news media. Whether it's the case of a celebrity being caught with an adult performer, an estranged hotel-room murder mystery, or another dreaded outbreak of HIV among porn stars, as is the case that prompted this article.
Time is the most valuable commodity and we all get the same 24 hours in a day. It's amazing how differently we all prioritize those precious hours, though. Being the giving, nurturing creatures that we are, its easy to forget about ourselves.
Speaking what is true for us in our relationships takes courage and takes practice. To do this we must have clarity about who we really are, what is important to us and why. In order to have the full experience of higher consciousness in your relationships you need to be able to speak your truth to the people you interact with, especially those on the romantic front. The next natural step in this process is to learn how to communicate your truth to other people in a way they can hear.
Good news, moms! The new school year is underway! The time that parents celebrate and kids dread. There are so many new things happening this time of year that many kids feel a bit overwhelmed. New teachers, new schools, new friends…it's a lot! But in my house, that's not all that's new! With each new school year comes a new level of responsibility for my kids. "I'm one of the big kids, now!"
One key mindset that can help you put your guilt-ridden experience behind you is to explore the idea that there are no mistakes. Everything we do creates an opportunity for learning, and one of our main objectives — if not the only objective — here on earth is to learn. Every experience creates one of two outcomes: an opportunity to celebrate or an opportunity to learn (which, in my opinion, is also cause for celebration).
In recent years, much has been written and said about the current generation of young adults and your inflated sense of entitlement. You feel that the world should be handed to you on a silver platter and that your every desire should be accommodated and honored. You deserve every prize that life has to offer. And you’ve been told repeatedly that this entitlement mentality is a bad thing. I disagree.
Jealousy... is a mental cancer. ~B.C. Forbes Jealousy will make you crazy. When you are in its grip the feeling is almost unbearable. It can make you physically sick and unable to focus on anything else. Jealousy will compel you to do things and say things you will later regret and you can never take back. Jealousy can single handily destroy a good relationship.
"Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want." -- Abraham-Hicks This is one of my most favorite quotes. As a student of the Law of Attraction, it makes perfect sense to me, yet worry energy is quite dominant in our society and I sometimes find myself falling into old patterns and behaviors.
We had some friends over the other day, and Nathan (age 6) asked about having a snack. I asked him what kind of snack he was thinking about, and he decided that a peanut butter and jelly would do the trick. He got out the bread, grabbed the peanut butter, found the jelly in the fridge, and took a plastic knife from the drawer. He skillfully spread the peanut butter, gooped the jelly, mashed it together and went on his merry way; freshly crafted sandwich in hand.
“How can someone like you still be single?” How many of you have heard that question at family gatherings, a party with friends, or during a work event leaving you with that feeling of being, “the last single girl on the block.” This question may lead you to ask other questions that become an internal dialogue, “If I am so wonderful, how come I’m still single?” or, “Why does my singleness matter to so many people?” Through working with my clients, I have found that the extent, to which you allow the