How Are You Affecting Others? – 16 Things You May Want To Stop Doing

‘Tools For Empaths’ is the most highly viewed and shared post on my blog. It seems that many of us(myself included) often feel that we are at the effect of other’s energies. However, nothing is a constant and nobody is one thing all the time. It is only fair to examine the other side of … Continue reading How Are You Affecting Others? – 16 Things You May Want To Stop Doing

Don’t Let The Language Barrier Keep You Home.

I was seated at an old wooden table, in one of the proverbial, European open, road-side cafes. The evening was now dark, chilly and breezy, with persistent, musical sounding rain. Equipped with only a light jacket, I was happy for this warm, sheltered space. My apartment was at least a thirty-minute walk across the windy … Continue reading Don’t Let The Language Barrier Keep You Home.

Poems: Bridging The Illusory Divide

Love is unconditional. It has no beginning, nor end. It cannot be switched on or off Much as one may pretend. Relationships are a different thing There is a ‘you’, and ‘me’, and a ‘we’ there Either bridges are built together, Then sustained with attentive care, Or to neglected ruin they fall Unable to accommodate … Continue reading Poems: Bridging The Illusory Divide

4 Cues To Transform Your Relationships

Have you ever had an insight that made you re-examine a past conversation in a radically new way?  That made you think, “If I had known this before, I would have behaved differently”?Transparent, clear communication is often difficult to achieve.  Being able to state our thoughts, feelings, intent and requests candidly, with neither arrogance nor … Continue reading 4 Cues To Transform Your Relationships

Really Short Stories: A Clean Sweep

She swept her garden clean, wiping the sweat off her brow. It was hard work, maintaining this place.  Rising before daylight, diligently raking fallen leaves from the ground. When she was done, the courtyard was a pristine clean. Visitors would pause, untold, at the doorway.  Hesitant to drag in mud with their shoes.  One quick … Continue reading Really Short Stories: A Clean Sweep

What Would You Do If You Found Frogs On Your Wall?

If you are an urban dweller with little exposure to the wilderness, most likely you will jump out of your own skin.  In fact, I suspect many readers won't be able to make it past this headline. Seeing a large, orange frog clinging to the walls is disorienting to say the least. The protected species … Continue reading What Would You Do If You Found Frogs On Your Wall?

Blinded by Familiarity

Do you see the same person in the mirror everyday? When you look at your close family and friends, do you see the same people everyday? To do that would be to deny the experience, growth and natural evolution that has been an ongoing process in one's life. Nevertheless, we tend to lock ourselves and … Continue reading Blinded by Familiarity

Disentangling The Ties That Bind (with EFT)

Our relationships with our parents are particularly influential in our lives.  These often affect how we judge our self, our self worth and self confidence, as well as our other relationships. Yet, few of us pause to consider the ideal image of a mother/father/child we are unknowingly measuring our parents and self up to. And how … Continue reading Disentangling The Ties That Bind (with EFT)

Lost In Transit

We have developed a plethora of platforms and devices to communicate, and we have also learned to speak in numerous languages.  We interact with people across different cultures and have far more ease of access to each other than we ever did before. And yet, we seem to stumble in the basics. Our words often … Continue reading Lost In Transit