Excerpted from: When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön
WE CAN’T JUST JUMP OVER OURSELVES
Hope and fear come from feeling that we lack something; they come from a sense of poverty. We can’t simply relax with ourselves. We hold on to hope, and hope robs us of the present moment. We feel that someone else knows what’s going on, but that
Recently I told you about Tapping – this is my second blog post on the subject, and it contains an excerpt from a recent communication from ThrivingNow.com that gives a good example of a situation in which you might like to use it! Give it a try, and you’ll be amazed at the changes that can take place in your thoughts and feelings. Just as a check - before tapping rate your anxiety or stress from 1 to 10, with 1 being the least, and 10 being the most. When you are done tapping, rate yourself again.
What a busy time of the year! Even though my kids have long since flown the nest, and I am not caught up in the frenzy of buying multiple gifts, it still seems there is a lot to do. Part of that busyness revolves around friends, celebratory meals, and holiday activities like baking and
I have written blog posts recently about what role a man might play in the dissolution of an intimate relationship, as well as the role a woman might play. Both of these blog posts talked about heterosexual relationships. What about same-sex marriages or relationships? Do they struggle with very similar concerns? Or are there differences?