Are You a Soft Target for Manipulators? Take the test.

      Are You a Soft Target for Manipulators? Take the test to see and if you are, learn what you need to work on so you will no longer be a soft target for a manipulator. Read each statement below. If the statement is true or mostly True for you, circle T; if it is false or mostly false, circle F. Be Sure to circle either T or F for every item. No fence-sitting. Who’s Pulling Your Strings? T F   1. I should always try to please other people and make them happy. T F 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 [...]

Change is NOT Allowed – Enjoy Dating

    Be yourself and don’t be with someone that you want to “change!” Unfortunately, many believe they ought to concentrate on the good aspects of your potential partner and overlook the tiny problems which are not compatible. Many take this a step further and do not communicate to the new partner issues that they're feeling. The notion of picking your battles is definitely an important part of the way you approach conflict in marriage because there will almost always be some Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode – Dating Politics and More

        Podcast: Play in new window | Download Joanie shares her latest dating experience and Lesley and Steve break down why “Spring” if Joanie’s favorite time of the year. Steve shares what it was like to ask out a someone who is the mother of a son. (More to come on this breaking story next week.) The trio also discusses more about relationships as well as the Beyonce’s debacle at the Presidential Inauguration and touch on the Mardi Gradi Gras, Read more [...]

Developing a new YOU™ – Lets Talk Growth now That you Have Embraced CHANGE!

    *We will briefly touch on the Zig Ziglar wheel of life and how it applies to personal growth like my own developed E.S.P.*and the John Maxwell rubber band theory on today's Developing a new YOU™ - Lets Talk Growth now That you Have Embraced CHANGE!   Listen to internet radio with Just Breathe on BlogTalkRadio     If we have some time I will share my experience of the visit to the Jerry Springer show to view what society has embraced in bad television and poor Read more [...]

Answers to my Question “What is a Soul Mate?”

  “People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life. A true soul mate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and make you look deep inside.”     Your life is a puzzle and a soul mate is the piece to the puzzle that make Read more [...]

Addiction Recovery Aftercare

  Recovering from any addiction is never enough, we must work a vigilant and daily aftercare program to live the happy and successful life we desire. Our lives, relationships health and more depends on this. In this video see why Addiction Recovery Aftercare is so very important. Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Adjunct Professor, All Faiths Minister, Addiction Recovery Coach and International Speaker. Read more [...]

Talk given to the Better than Ever After Divorce Community

  I posted my Talk given to the Better than Ever After Divorce Community before, but learned the link did not work.  As such I got a copy of the mp3 from the organization that hosted the talk and I up loaded directly to the site and undated the post. This is a recording of a talk I was asked to give to an international audience for Better than Ever After Divorce.  Dee Adio-Moses asked me to talk on the topic after interviewing me about my book on her radio show.  Some of the topics 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 [...]

Projection: Your Partner is Not a Mirror

    Projection in relationships is one of the most common reasons of abusive relationships. This is a defense mechanism of most people that they are not aware of. Projection is what other people do in order to manage and cope with their feelings. Psychological projection is about projecting your undesirable feelings to someone else instead of dealing with it yourself. When this is done in a relationship, it becomes an abusive one. When Projection becomes Abusive This abusive behavior Read more [...]