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Toxic Relationships Of Others

Toxic Relationships Of Others

I'm in a unique space that puts me smack dab between my peers getting married remarried, divorced, and inhabiting spaces in between.

My friends are expanding their families and, to my surprise at how fast time flies, a couple of my slightly-older-than-me peers are experiencing the birth of their first grandchildren. 

I'm seeing it all. Most important, I'm hearing it all. And for a while, it effected me.

Gloves off!

Gloves off!

When was the last time you made a mistake or a poor decision, either in or out of a relationship? Do you remember how you reacted to disappointing yourself?

Were you rough on yourself? Did you punish yourself? Deluge yourself with a lot of negative self-talk? Begin to feel unworthy of good things? Or deserving of bad things?

Meditation: An Easy Path To A Clearer Mind

Meditation: An Easy Path To A Clearer Mind

On the face of it, meditation sounds like an impossible task. For 30 - 60 minutes, sit cross-legged, clear your mind of everything, chant "Om," and touch your fingers as your hands rest on your knees. 

Let's be real. Who can clear their minds of all thought? Who, passed the 5th grade, can comfortably sit cross-legged for more than 5 minutes? And who has an extra 30 to 60 minutes in a day to kill?