“In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion.” Mesut Barazany
I’m sitting in the waiting room of my doctor’s office completing the paperwork they need me to fill-out before seeing the doctor. I’ve been going there for more than a decade, but they still ask me the same questions: Name, address, medications, emergency contact info and religion (yea…..religion), etc, etc.
I suppose they’re attempting to see if anything has changed since I was there last. And in, fact, something had changed. In the blank space on the form next to religion, I wrote, Love.
I grew ...continue reading...
“Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change.” Gretchen Rubin Last Saturday, my client Leslie found herself feeling incredibly sad about a past relationship with a man she loved very much. Historically when she would feel that way, she would judge those emotions of sadness and push them aside:
“Why am I still grieving this?”
“I should be past this by now.”
This time, however, she gave herself permission to stay with the sadness and just allow it be ...continue reading...