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Relationships …. Blissful or Maddening?

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“One day your prince will come” and other Fairy tales we were taught growing up.

Maybe you believed them, maybe you still do or maybe you don’t. But it’s what the movies and advertising are continuing to teach. “You are not enough if you’re not beautiful and with someone successful or successful and with someone beautiful.” But don’t worry there’s someone out there who will save you.

Ha! No there isn’t.

Yes I’ve grown jaded of those sentiments. AND at the same time I harbour hopes and romantic dreams. It’s crazy making.

Thankfully I learned this:

Relationship Counselling Liz Coleman RTC

We all carry beliefs or dreams about what relationship should be, fairy tale or not, and those beliefs are what are

Your emotional baggage in

Intimate Relationships

 

We bring into our adult relationships emotional baggage in the form of pains, hurts and wounds stemming from childhood experiences.… Read the rest

Express yourself… ! counter passive agressive behavior

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http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/taking-back-your-life-from-narcissistic-family-upbringing-1129164

You don’t have to deny your desire for justice, validation, or reparation. But you can never get back lost years, nor are you likely to get an apology. You will almost certainly never be rescued if you wait for it. The only person who can make it right is you, by your choices and by how you treat and view yourself.

4. Use Your Voice

passive agressive behaviour can be crazy making. It’s meant to instill guilt in the other without taking any responsibility or recognizing their part.

You can recover your sanity by doing 3 things: not taking it on, using your voice and trusting yourself.… Read the rest

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Boost your Feelings Vocabulary with This List

Feelings and the corresponding words are something that most of us weren’t taught, or taught well, growing up. In fact, they may never have been taught well and so what’s been passed down the generations are simple words for complex feelings or worse… no words at all.

It’s a simple language that can only benefit your ability to communicate with others as well as understand yourself and the ebb and flow of emotions inside.

Here’s a list of some feelings words but certainly not all. Read them over and see which you relate to, which you are drawn to and which make you want to jump to the next word.… Read the rest

The Rules to Living

The Hidden Life Rules

In society there are hidden life rules or conditions accepted as normal, ‘the way life is’.

Words and phrases such as “boys don’t cry” or “the early bird gets the worm” are shared throughout the world without most of us questioning whether or not they are true or helpful. More importantly we don’t consider how they actually show up in our life. These hidden rules of living can be very helpful but they can also be self defeating and get in the way of your happiness.

The question is… which ones serve you and which do not?

The rules of life we learned in childhood drive our current behaviors.… Read the rest

Relationships …. Blissful or Maddening?

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Is the New Positivity Trend making us More Negative?

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