When we are growing up we learn how to be in relationship from the family and community we are raised in. As an adult we repeat these relationship patterns in the community and family we cultivate. How do we know if we are creating healthy relationships? If we know we are not, how can we change it? The experience of connection with another human being is the most … [Read more...] about How Do I Create a Healthy Relationship?
Like many people who were well into middle age when social media exploded onto the scene, I joined Facebook kicking and screaming in 2010. I resisted for a long time, joining the complainers that opined about how much time it took away from other things and kept them up late at night. Truthfully, that is exactly what happened to me but you'll never hear me complain. The … [Read more...] about How Facebook helped me find my voice
Our sense of self is molded by the things we see, hear and feel throughout our lives. In early life our identity and sense of self comes primarily from the relationship or attachment we form to those closest to us. Our parents, family and community created a “climate” for our inner development to adapt to and take shape. Later in life, as our experiences extend beyond the … [Read more...] about Strengthening Your Sense of Self & Identity
Welcome to my new blog. I had been thinking about getting this going and, as my title suggests, it just takes one simple thing to get you moving in a new direction. In this case, a new friend wanting to connect on LinkedIn, which caused me to review my profile, which led to reviewing the “new” features on LinkedIn which include linking your blog, and here I am with a new blog … [Read more...] about It always starts with the first thing…