Seven Actions to Cultivate a Strong and Healthy Relationship

Seven Actions to Cultivate a Strong and Healthy Relationship

We live in an age when divorce rates are just under 50 percent. How can you avoid being one of these statistics? What can you do to build a relationship that is strong, healthy, and resilient?

Most of us know that, unlike what we see in the movies, “Happily ever after” doesn’t just naturally follow once you have found the right partner. A healthy and happy relationship is the outgrowth of your willingness to spend time and energy creating something wonderful with your mate. 

The Surprising Way I Discovered the Secret to Happiness!

The Surprising Way I Discovered the Secret to Happiness!

I used to be hung-up on the need to be successful.  Then I moved to a foreign land, and discovered the difference between attaining success and successful living. While others achieve transcendence while trekking in Tibet or living among indigenous tribes in the Amazon rain forest, my spiritual epiphany took place when I moved to Munich, where I didn’t know a soul or speak the language. (Does gesundheit count?) In that move I learned to follow my inner guidance, surrender to life, and trust that I am safe and taken care of regardless of where I am in the world. I discovered that life is meant to be an adventure, and that only when we step out of our comfort zone can our dreams become a reality.

Six Steps to Liberate Yourself From Your Past

Six Steps to Liberate Yourself From Your Past

Are you a captive of your past? Or have you released the past and liberated yourself from its hold on you? When you refuse to allow your history to imprison you, you choose a path of self-determination. Letting go of the past is your personal “declaration of independence” from anything in your earlier years that could limit your creative potential or prevent you from living your best life.

Ready to Make a Change? This Works Better Than Willpower Alone!

Ready to Make a Change? This Works Better Than Willpower Alone!

I envy people who have great willpower—you know, those who have this remarkable ability to simply decide to stop eating sugar or start exercising more and then follow-through for weeks, months, and years to come. Too often, my intention to change a behavior is met with inner resistance. It is as if there are two parts of me—the conscious self who is determined to be healthier, and the unconscious self who sabotages my efforts. As a result, the more I try to push myself to stop eating sugar, the stronger my urge to indulge. I find that I end up doing even more of the very thing I am trying to stop doing!