Life coach Larry Cappel joins experts Susan Tolles and Marcy Garcea to discuss the most important type of love — unconditional self love! Learn what it is and how you can achieve it! Read on to learn the 5 tips that will have you feeling warm and fuzzy… about yourself!
“Accept [the children] yourself the way we accept trees—with gratitude, because [they] you are a blessing—but do not have expectations or desires. You don’t expect trees to change; you love them as they are.” ― Isabel Allende Unconditional love is made up of acceptance, understanding, and appreciation – with no expectation or judgment.
This couples counselor will show you how to say no to people without feeling even a little guilty about it.
In honor of National Coming Out Day, this life coach offers 10 ridiculous reasons to stay IN the closet. Get ready to laugh, because if you believe any of these silly tips, we've got an iceberg in Arizona for sale.
Self-esteem is widely regarded as one of the most important values in today’s society. Parents, teachers, and of course we therapists focus our efforts on boosting self-esteem, assuming that high self-esteem will result in many positive outcomes and benefits. We believe it will increase productivity and performance, benefit interpersonal relationships, and lead to healthier lifestyles.
According to Debby Herbenick, a researcher at both Indiana University and the Kinsey Institute, most women and nearly half the men in America have used vibrators. More AAA-battery power to them, we say. For those of you for whom a rabbit isn't just a cute furry animal with big ears, we look at the history and, erm, application of sex aids. So lie back, relax, and ... oh, right. Books. Got it.
Masturbation—especially mutual masturbation—can help create better intimacy in a relationship or marriage, both sexual and emotional.
In relationships, if we don't possess a healthy sense of self, we end up matching up with someone who perfectly fits the pieces of us we have discounted, disowned, and rejected.
Have you heard this joke? "Do you know the name of the 12-Step program for people who talk too much? On and On Anonymous!" You might not find it funny if you are an incessant talker, or if you find yourself feeling trapped with someone who is going on and on…and on. If You Have A Talking Addiction…
Be kind to yourself today. Affirmations by themselves are not all that need to do to enact change within yourself, but are a wonderful enhancement to positive self-development. Positive parenting and feeling well and confident take conscious, daily effort. The conscious processing of perceived hurts and events helps clear out old habits, making way for new thoughts and ways of being.
I agree that it's good to honor and appreciate yourself by filling up one's life with self-honoring activities. The fact is, most of us want love, whether male or female, straight or not or both, at the end of the day. I've seen myself and others get so into "loving themselves" that it eventually turned into counter-dependence.