Your Inner Child
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Your Inner Child

All of us have an Inner Child. Yep, you read me right: There’s a part of us that still needs love and good parenting.  Learning how to create a strong connection with this aspect of yourself is essential to becoming a Naked Dater.  In the second half of this article I will give you a technique that will show you how build this bond, but first let’s look at who this Inner Child is and why it’s so important for you to learn how to communicate with it.  

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Love your kids? Love your body.
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Your Bad Body Image & Your Kids: A Dangerous Combination

In all my years as a parent educator, I have never met parents who earnestly wanted to hurt their children. Most parents sincerely want to encourage and empower their children to lead strong, successful lives. However, it is their lack of mindfulness that defaults into old patterns and belief systems that teach their children harmful messages rather accidently.

The Challenge of Speaking Up For Yourself
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The Challenge of Speaking Up For Yourself

What do you do when you get a knot in your stomach in response to someone being subtly inauthentic, angry, judgmental, demanding or needy? You know in your gut that this person wants something from you - you can feel the pull on you - but it is not overt. Another person, even a therapist, looking at the interaction, may not pick up the wounded, pulling energy.

How Do You Learn To Love Yourself?
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How Do You Learn To Love Yourself?

All the love experts say, "Love Yourself First."  HOW?  Self-love is an ongoing practice, a way of being. It consists of actions you can take, and it is a way of honoring yourself. Here are some practices you can do to develop self-love.   1. Express your authentic feelings.

Are You or Your Partner Possessive?
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Are You or Your Partner Possessive?

"I freak out when my partner even looks at another woman. I trust him not to wander, so I don't know why this upsets me so much." "My partner spends too much time with her friends and family. What's the point of being together if she's always gone a couple of nights a week?" "My wife wants to go back to school now that the children are older. She doesn't need to work, so why does she want to do this? It's going to take up way too much of her time."

Getting on Top of Your Mind F*@#s
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Getting on Top of Your Mind F*@#s

I was talking to one of the women I’m training to be a coach this morning. She is very talented in many areas of life and because of her childhood, has been unable to have the relationships or do the work that she wants to in the world. Over the years she has seen therapists and tried many forms of personal development programs in order that she fix and make some sense of the pain she so often feels.