Have you ever been hurt right down to your bone marrow by a trusted friend? Friendship is the super glue that binds us together…Until it doesn’t. See if this scenario has ever happened to you. Recently, out of the blue, a former dear friend for many years texted me. She had actually been my best local friend for a long… Read more →
Category: Relationships & Love
Self-Love ~ Can You Say Unequivocally, I Love Myself?
“Love Yourself ~ Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It.” A couple month ago, I stumbled upon this petite 59-page wonder book by Kamal Ravikant. It’s not a new book, but oh, what joy it etched into my heart and soul. I mentioned it briefly in my blog on humility last month, and I felt the need to take… Read more →
Rock Your Relationship Resilience
Spark the Power of Positive Psychology Coaching How’s your relationship? Humming along or need a little tune up? Never fear, positive psychology coaching strategies are here! Science is confirming what we have known for decades. We are social creatures who need positive relationships for well-being. In fact, studies are revealing your relationships might be THE MOST IMPORTANT factor contributing to… Read more →
Whale Watching Wonder ~ Whale Songs for Your Valentine’s Day AWE!
Have you ever been whale watching? Ever heard a whale sing or beheld a whale breaching to reach the sky? Ever had the opportunity to look a whale square in the eye? When I asked my friends visiting from Louisville, KY, Sheila and David Tasman, what they wanted to do in Puerto Vallarta, whale watching was their first request. We… Read more →
7 Positive Relationship Tips to Make Love Last
Podcast with Robyn Stratton-Berkessel: Rev Up Your Relationship Resilience: 7 Positive Psychology Tips to Make Love Last Does your relationship need some positivity pizzazz? Or maybe you know someone whose relationship needs to ignite new heart-sparks. Here’s your opportunity to pay forward 140 cool partner positivity applications and 70 partnership photos I designed with couples’ smiles in mind. Whimsical partnership… Read more →
7 Positivity Travel Tips from My India Positive Psychology Conference
Do you have a bevy of positive expectations before you travel, especially if your trip is exotic or highly anticipated? Psychology researcher Roy Baumeister (I’m really enjoying a MentorCoach course I am presently taking from the famed book author of, “Willpower“) reminded us humans are not very good at guessing how much pleasure a new experience might bring. We tend… Read more →
Rock Your Relationship ~ 10 Partner Positivity Tips
Are you a good partner? Are you invested in your lover’s happiness, meaning, and promise for a happy life together? Maybe you need a little polish to make the gems in your relationship shine. Yes, it does require a bit of elbow grease. But your rewards are mutual magic! Time to shake, rattle and roll your love life. Here’s how… Read more →
What’s LOVE Got to Do with It? Positive Psychology Poetry
Are you a “lover”? Stop and think about it a minute. What popped up into your head? Sex, romance, savoring life, you loving, your being loved, or perhaps Valentine’s Day approaching. Noted positive psychology scientist and author, Barbara Fredrickson’s new book, LOVE 2.0, sheds scientific light on the new definition of LOVE. She defines it as micro-moments of shared connection… Read more →
Practicing Loving Kindness ~ 7 Benefits and Blessings for 2014
Does meditation sound like drudgery to you? Think it’s too hard? Maybe too foreign? I am here to help you banish your fear or trepidation. What if I told you it was simple, easy to learn, and may add years of healthy living to your life? Based on research, this is true. Dr. Richie Davidson, in my own state of… Read more →
Positive Psychology Tips: How to Love Your Life on Valentine’s Day!
What do you think and feel about Valentine’s Day? Do you wait for a special gift? Or would you rather ignore the whole day? I think of Valentine’s Day as a time to pause and think about loving life. Lovers? I don’t leave them out, oh contraire! I think of every single one of you as being lovers…Of your whole… Read more →
Valentine’s Day Values ~ Love or Bah-Humbug?
Are you a romantic like I am? Valentine’s Day is meaningful. Or are you the type who thinks Valentine’s DayÂ is just another day? Or worse yet,Â a bah-humbug commercial rip off? Thinking of Valentine’s Day gave me pause. “What is so important about it?” The answer fell upon me like a handful of lovingly tossedÂ colorful heart confetti. Love to me… Read more →
Are You Staring Love In The Face?
Want to feel more in love?Â Stare into your partners eyes for two minutes. Read more →