Category Archives: Relationships

Mother Daughter Bond

Written on March 15, 2016 at 8:00 am, by

“A daughter is a mother’s gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self. And mothers are their daughters’ role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships.” ~ Victoria Secunda   I love this quote by Victoria Secunda. It encapsulates the vital significance of(read more)

Come alive in 2016

Written on January 15, 2016 at 5:00 am, by

Anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you. ~David Whyte   At the beginning of a year, it seems only natural to pause and take stock of our lives. We might ask ourselves variations of the following: Where am I? Where did I want to be this time last(read more)

Navigation tools for windy days

Written on December 11, 2015 at 7:00 am, by

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.” —Dolly Parton   It is so easy to be blown by the wind, isn’t it? Lately, it feels like every day brings new hurricanes. Illness. Breakups. Paris. The San Bernardino shooting. Things that feel too big to bear. This Dolly Parton quote is one(read more)

Taking off the masks

Written on October 9, 2015 at 9:47 am, by

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. ~ James Baldwin “You have quality relationships.” This is the second of my five Well Loved Woman Principles. So many of us have a lot of “relationships,” but when it comes to the quality of them … well,(read more)

Can You Let Go of Your Security Blanket?

Written on March 13, 2015 at 3:40 pm, by

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. – Steve Maraboli Sometimes we hold onto relationships because we fear who we will be if we are alone—and fear the experience of feel alone–even for a moment. It’s like a(read more)

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