Love

What It Means to Love: 9 Steps to a Strong Relationship – Happiness Article

“Be there. Be open. Be honest. Be kind. Be willing to listen, understand, accept, support, and forgive. This is what it means to love.” ~Lori Deschene They say your heart pounds when you’re in love. But the very idea of opening up and letting love in can bring on the wrong kind of palpitations. Saying yes to love… that’s like standing naked, bare naked, every inch of you on show. Completely vulnerable. Or so I thought. My Impregnable Force Field…

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Want to know the secret to Love that Lasts? – Lifestyle Article

Want to know the secret to Love that Lasts? – Capital Lifestyle This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Cookie settingsACCEPTPrivacy & Cookies Policy This is only a snippet of a Lifestyle article written by MAUREEN OJUNGA Read Full Article

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Living With An Anxious Partner? Here’s How To Help Them (And Yourself) – Lifestyle Article

COVID-Related anxiety is straining relationships. Support your anxious partner better and beat burnout with these field-tested mental health tips.Tell me if this sounds familiar: You check the news in the morning and almost immediately feel your heart rate climb as you scan alarming headlines. You try to focus on work or school but you’re distractible, and it’s hard to think. Your stomach is sour. Your partner or roommate checks in with you and you’re irritable and weirdly sensitive. You check the…

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23 Tips To Make A Long-Distance Relationship Work, For Real – Personal Development Article

May 19, 2020 — 11:03 AM Long-distance relationships can work; many couples who’ve survived long periods of being long-distance can attest to that. But there is a particular set of issues that you’ll need to address, such as making time for each other, staying emotionally close, and maintaining that spark. So here’s a comprehensive list of all the habits you’ll need to make a long-distance relationship work—no matter the miles: 1. Establish expectations. How much contact do you want to…

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The Handling Of A Heart Is A Delicate Art Because It Is Paper-Thin – Self Improvement Article

The heart transgresses any rational logic. For months I would wake, loathing to face another lonely day of solitude. Each passing with no sight of a potential partner started to truly take a toll on me. While I may have passed several potential suitors each week, my original expectations in a partner start to fade as I attempt to sell myself on individuals with less than perfect characteristics. I’m weak, and there is no denying my desperation for love at…

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The Blessings of Having a Daily Spiritual Practice — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

When you commit to a daily spiritual practice, you create a life for yourself that feels Right and True to you. In fact, having a daily spiritual practice frees you from the many bonds and attachments to fear. And it gives you permission to just be – to create and live your life freely and joyfully. ~ Luminita D. Saviuc The days of thinking that spirituality is only for the mystics, the saints, the gurus, the monks, the religious people, and…

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How I Know I’m Strong (and You Are Too) – Happiness Article

“If there’s ever a tomorrow when we’re not together, there’s something you should remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.” ~A.A. Milne Two years ago, I was anticipating a monumental shift. I couldn’t tell you what had changed around that time, but my mindset was moving away from the brasher side of my natural, projected extroversion…

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15 Things You Should Start Doing Today — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Start doing today the things that will create a better tomorrow. Plant today the seeds of Joy, of Beauty, of Wealth, of Confidence, and of Love. And when the time is right, you will saw all the great things that YOU have planted. ~ Luminita Daniela Saviuc Life is a process of becoming. We go through life to find ourselves and to become ourselves. The quality of the things we do today and every day will eventually determine the quality…

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Lisel Mueller’s Tender Poem About the Lush, Unclassifiable Bond Between Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann – Brain Pickings – Self Improvement Article

Among the handful of things I have learned about life with the calm, quiet clarity of elemental knowing is one that bears repeating: The human heart is an ancient beast that roars and purrs with the same passions, whatever labels we may give them. We are so anxious to classify and categorize, both nature and human nature. It is a beautiful impulse — to contain the infinite in the finite, to wrest order from the chaos — but it is…

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Guided Meditation by Joe Dispenza — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Golov20 Meditation is an initiative started by Dr. Joe Dispenza with the intention of spreading love in the world and bringing us closer to one another without considering the barriers of space and time. Golov20 is meant to connect and bond a worldwide community to the life-changing energy of Love. This whole movement started at the end of April 2020 and it has already spread throughout the world like nothing ever seen. And even though it is a very simple…

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10 Necessary Steps to Fix a Toxic Relationship – Happiness Article

“There is a pattern of escalation (emotions intensifying) and rupture (fighting and conflict) without proper resolution. Partners may move on, without a plan in place for change and how to approach conflict differently,” Li says. Does that sound familiar to you? If there is a history of conflict avoidance and lack of personal accountability, Li recommends establishing a safe space where each partner feels like they can share their feelings, needs, and desires without resorting to ABCD. If you or your…

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People Are Scary—But Will We Let the Virus Win? – Spiritual Article

Stay away Keep your distanceEveryone is suspectEven if I know youStay awayLest you cough on meSneeze on meBreathe on meParanoid and fearfulI wipe surfacesDoorknobs, handlesEverything you touchedMy sleep is fitful,Dreams disturbingMy heart skips beatsAnd temples acheI check headlinesRead grim statisticsI don’t want to knowBut can’t look awayMaybe online YogaOr guided meditationWould helpTo soothe my nervesI’m desperateTo stay calmIn this unprecedented timeThis lonely timeThis morning I thought, “People are scary”But are they?I can keep a safe distanceAnd catch their eye And…

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On Surrendering Yourself to Love — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

The art of surrendering comes from a place of Love. It comes from a deep trust in the invisible Field that gives Life to all of life. When you trust, you find it easy to relax, let go, and let the God within you lead the way… In love, we trust. In fear, we doubt. ~ Luminita D. Saviuc There are moments in life when we have to step away from the world in order to know how to live in…

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Why You Need to Love Yourself First Before Loving Another — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Before you love another, love yourself first. Before you marry another, marry yourself first. This article is in service of the divine, for it is not me that serves, it is the soul within.  If only someone would have told me all those years ago when I was just 22 that a man doesn’t save you but rather you save yourself, then I wouldn’t have wound up getting a divorce at the age of 27. But you know what they…

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Who Should You Date, According to Your Horoscope?| Power of Postivity – Positivity Article

Have you ever wondered who would make your ideal partner? A horoscope can often reveal the characteristics and personality traits of zodiac signs. Knowing a person’s qualities and features can give you an idea of compatibility to help you determine if you are compatible with someone. Many people believe that some signs are more compatible than others.While some people are skeptical when it comes to a horoscope, others believe that it’s very accurate. However, according to recent data suggests that…

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What I Learned About Love and Grief When I Lost My Cats – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~Anatole France Unconditional love. The thought of my cats envelops me with warmth whenever I think of them. Why? Because we’re so connected. It’s an ethereal thing. Beyond words. Beyond reality. Beyond rationality. When I’m holding them, I feel so spiritually connected. They stretch out as I start to scratch their backs, signaling that they like it. A welcome sign I should continue. They stare with their…

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8 Good Reasons Why You Should Let Go of Clutter — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Clutter is stuck energy. The word “clutter” derives from the Middle English word “clotter,” which means to coagulate – and that’s about as stuck as you can get. ~ Karen Kingston We live in a world that encourages us to buy as much as possible and to clutter our lives with ‘stuff’. Apparently, the more stuff we have and the bigger and shinier it is, the more valuable we are and the better our lives will get. But is that…

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How Being in a Toxic Relationship Changed My Life for the Better – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars.  You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” ~C.S. Lewis My ex and I split up about five years ago. We had been married for seventeen years, and after that long, I figured we were home free, as far as lasting marriages go. Needless to say, when it happened, I was devastated. Over all those years of being a couple, I had lost a big part…

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If Your Business Isn’t Growing, Your Romantic Relationship Might Be the Issue – Personal Development Article

Love. It’s beautiful when you’re experiencing it with someone special. It makes you feel like you could climb Mount Everest without an oxygen tank. When your romantic relationship is going through hard times, something else happens. When you’re arguing, ignoring each other, or worse, you feel like everything else in your life is off.Instead of working on your personal goals and business tasks, all you want to do is get a big tub of something sweet and binge-watch your favorite…

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Champion’s Mojo Podcast with Kelly Parker Palace and Maria Parker – February 13, 2020 – Positivity Article

Caroline Adams Miller visited with champion swimmer, Kelly Parker Palace, and her co-host Maria Parker, a world record holder in distance cycling, to discuss the impact of happiness and love on performance on the Champion’s Mojo Radio show on February 13, 2020 . Because the show was started to showcase the excellence and mindset of champion swimmers and their training/performance, there is an emphasis on swimming in their early comments, but Caroline and the co-hosts also talked about their personal…

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‘Caremongering’ is Now Trending – Growth Guided – Self Improvement Article

‘Caremongering’ is Now Trending – Growth Guided When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers…. When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always…

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This Is The Type Of Person Each Zodiac Sign Can’t Help But Fall For – Personal Development Article

Aries: The spirited, stubborn one Aries are a sucker for high-spirited types. They want someone that matches their energy without overshadowing it. They want to be the one leading the way, but if someone challenges them or calls them on their crap (in a flirty or honest way), then they can’t resist. They strive for a balance, but they want a partner that pushes them forward, not someone that holds them back. Taurus: The well-polished, popular one Taurus types may…

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7 Signs Your Parents’ Love Was (and Is) Conditional – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“The beauty of the truth; whether it is good or bad, it is liberating.” ~Paulo Coelho It’s around the time of your mother or father’s birthday. You browse through the card aisles of your local store getting more and more frustrated because you cannot relate to any of the cards you read. You eventually pick out the most generic birthday card you can find and think, “Okay, I’m off the hook until the next holiday.” Celebrations often bring up a…

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The Need to Be Seen and Why It Matters — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

One of the greatest human needs is the need to be SEEN, not for who we pretend to be, but for who we truly are underneath it all.  ~ Luminita D. Saviuc Today I’m thinking about how most of the time we pass by one another without looking into each other’s eyes and recognizing who we truly are. We walk around pretending the people around us are not people. And we pass by one another as if none of us…

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A Round-Up of Relationship Advice: Tried-and-True Tips for Sweethearts, Parents, Coworkers, and Friends – Self Improvement Article

For a Very Special Episode 260 of my podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin, we asked listeners to share their best relationship advice. Listen to the episode to hear us discuss some of our favorite tips. If you have more advice to add, put it in the comments of this post. Different advice will resonate with different people. Most people gave advice about romantic relationships, but if you change the terms—”sweetheart” to “children” or “spouse” to “co-worker”—the similar principles apply to just…

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11 Ways to Build a Love that Goes the Distance – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Photo by Julie Cate Photography on Once WedAs previously seen on Wit & Delight Editor’s Note: In 2018 contributor Julie Rybarczyk wrote this post, one that weaves together insights from three women on how to nurture decades-long marriages. Their words of wisdom hold true to this day. We hope you find the nuggets of advice they have to offer helpful in your own lives. Have a great weekend. When the credits roll on Pride and Prejudice I feel two things:…

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Love Yourself, on Valentine’s Day and Always – Happiness Article

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.” Brené Brown  Growing up I watched my grandparents’ relationship with longing. They anticipated each other’s needs, they did small loving gestures for each other every day, and they put the other fist without resentment. I longed to have a relationship like theirs one day and meet someone who understood me the way they understood each other. In contrast, I observed the relationship between…

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How To Deal With Valentine’s Day If You Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Self Improvement Article

It sucks to watch the whole world celebrate love when you’re still in a phase of mourning your last relationship. More than ever it’s easy to feel like some pathetic lost soul who is the only person in the world too broken to be in a relationship. It’s not true! Mourning the loss of a breakup means that you are willing to take advantage of romantic opportunities when they come your way. Valentine’s is just another day and if the…

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How to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

In a world where so many people focus on the bad instead of the good, the ugly instead of the beautiful, on scarcity instead of abundance, fear instead of love, I hope you’ll dare to do things differently. I hope you’ll dare to smile when others frown, to believe when others doubt and to love when others fear… I wrote this piece today. I call it, My Hope for You. Hope you like it 🙂 My Hope for You “I…

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Grit. Grace. Gratitude. Worldview? – The Positive Psychology People – Positivity Article

My worldview is evolving. GGG @ TPPP is cutting back to bi-monthly as a result. Why? This writer is in a winter-hibernation-worldview-reflection time. The solitude is deafening, and yet necessary. Mastering contentment with silence is needed in order to truly know who we are in the big picture of how we can contribute. Our world is changing, or, maybe it’s just my lens on the world that’s changing, as I watch the world evolve. Change Happens   The things that excite…

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