Lost & Found

All these opposites:  Lost  Found Thick  Thin All  Nothing Light Dark Happy Sad This list is endless…so, feel free to add your own…. Is there some particular reason to see everything as either or?  Why go from one extreme to the other?  Can lost really mean misplaced…or discarded…or used up?  Is there anything between all and nothing? The point here is to notice when we get stuck interpreting what we see…what we experience…what we feel , as all this or all that…black or white… We Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Six | Tomas and Alis

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Six | Tomas and Alis Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Mar 16, 2013 WritersImprovStudio The seeds of the future lie buried in the past. Flashback: 'Tomorrow will look like today,' said Tomas in the very first scene, which initiated our long-running storytelling experience, exactly a year ago. Alis has just received scary news from a blood test, and she is convinced that this is the Read more [...]

“Reverse Psychology”

                 “Reverse Psychology”     Reverse psychology accelerates Emotions to fast forward Convincing them true hell awaits Our eyes as they look toward God’s mythology through pure debates Not worthy of attention It is God who daily demonstrates That with His intervention In an apology one separates Our blessed ones from our cursed Nipping in the bud – the dire straights…   …Psychology reversed       Follow Read more [...]

Additional Tips on Getting Over Your Ex

It can still be hard to bury all those memories and move on with your life even if you decided to end the relationship especially if they cheated on you. I have put together some Additional Tips on Getting Over Your Ex,  I have used to help me get past the loss of a relationship. Write it Down - When you have issues with your ex and you feel you must contact them now, DO NOT CALL or TEXT MESSAGE them at that moment. Instead, get a pen and paper and write it down (or type it on your computer) Read more [...]

Significant Dates Change Color

    After a divorce, previously significant dates change color and feel a little strange, mostly because you’re not sure how you are supposed to feel about them. That date stays on the calendar and comes around every year! The birthday of your ex is a good example. What do you do? Send a card, don’t send a card; to be honest, that’s an easy one to deal with by comparison to your wedding anniversary. Whether you spent a year together or three decades or more, that date signifies the Read more [...]

What Counts as Cheating?

        Cheating is difficult to define.  In a really broad sense, cheating includes betraying a partner's expectations about the type of contact allowed with others. When a partner, breaks one's expectations about exactly what is appropriate, individuals feel betrayed. Relationships are not based on logic; however, they are influenced by our feelings. Cheating is complex because the meaning varies so extremely. However, when someone violates a partner's expectations, the Read more [...]

“Hold Me Up”

                   “Hold Me Up”   The grief is Heavy, but in the heaviness Every heart can be uplifted   Hope’s motif is then Embedded in A byproduct Love re-gifted I need you to hold me up Never let me down when I’m deep into it Give me the strength to go through it   Properly, I have to put this grief behind me Remove it from me finally Over time & under the watchful eye Clouded by Emotions that Read more [...]

Divert Your Energies

    It’s a foregone conclusion when you think about it; a person you’ve spent a great deal of married years with, is likely to be able to retain the ability to press your buttons years after your divorce. They know precisely where your Achilles heel is, they know what provokes you and they know how to stir up a storm that enrages you into action. It’s like a spectator sport to them. Well, if your emotions are suffering at the idle hand of a vitriolic ex, why not put the fire Read more [...]

Assessing Emotional Maturity By, Justin Nutt, LMSW

    “Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty.” - John Finley All too often emotional maturity is viewed as a given attribute that a person achieves based on their chronological age. But the truth is that young or old, 6 or 60, isn’t what defines the emotional maturity of a person. The maturity of a person isn’t something that magically is bestowed upon a person when they enter puberty, graduate high school, or turn 21, it is something that comes from within and Read more [...]

Inspirational Quotes #39

Inspirational Quotes Strength of character isn’t always about how much you can handle before you break, it’s also about how much you can handle after you’ve broken.” – LiveLifeHappy.com "Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you." - Savannah Colette “Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.” -  RawForBeauty.com "A person’s most useful asset is not the head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love, an ear ready to listen, Read more [...]