Fundamentals of Bliss: 5 Amazing Ways to Love Yourself

Let me be frank. You must forgive the mother who neglected you, The father who abandoned you, the family friend who molested you, the lover who abused you in any way possible, and the friend who betrayed you, and you've got to do it now! You have to do it because the longer you hold them responsible for your current situation, the longer you put your life on hold. You are living in a personal prison, and it's time to be freed.

Jezebel Spirit: It’s All About Control

Jezebel Spirit The Jezebel spirit is running rampant in marriages, and maybe there's a sign on my forehead that says "Advice Columnist" or something. Not that I mind (it's quite flattering actually), but it seems lately that women come to me in droves either posing this question: "Why do women stay...?" As I listen to … Continue reading Jezebel Spirit: It’s All About Control

Married to Jezebel: It’s All About Control

I don't know. Maybe there's a sign on my forehead that says "Advice Columnist" or something. Not that I mind (it's quite flattering actually), but it seems lately that women come to me in droves either posing this question, or telling stories of being enthralled in a heated debate about it: "Why do women stay...?" … Continue reading Married to Jezebel: It’s All About Control

Self Sabotage: The Underlying Causes

Often, we do and say little things that hinder our own growth and success.  It's not intentional, however.  In my post, "Emotional Abuse: Identifying the Signs, Breaking the Cycle," I briefly discussed a condition called learned helplessness. It's actually amazing that as I began searching for information to help me better convey the subject matter … Continue reading Self Sabotage: The Underlying Causes

Emotional Abuse: Identifying the Signs, Breaking the Cycle

Disclaimer: This post was written from a female's perspective because the author was writing from personal experience. The piece is informative, but in most ways therapeutic for the writer. The Breakdown Emotional abuse is difficult to detect with the untrained eye.  The wounds are deep and continually reopened.  The abuser usually knows all of your … Continue reading Emotional Abuse: Identifying the Signs, Breaking the Cycle