Opening to intimacy

I’m standing opposite a stranger and we’re gazing into one another’s eyes. We don’t say a word. We’ve been invited to ‘see’ each other, to meet the person beyond any …

Finding boundaries via Tantra

I’ve been the ultimate people-pleaser all my life, always trying to fit in, always being the good girl, the nice girl, the ‘Yes’ girl. Yet I recently discovered my ‘No’ …

Testament (Or, Homage to Walt Whitman)

Right now words are not my friends.  My mind doodles in images only.  Yet still…words are our common currency and, if mine have fled, then needs must I burgle someone …

What’s your water personality?

Waves crashing onto the seashore, wild and majestic or the limpid waters of a cool lake that caress your bare feet: whatever form it takes, we just can’t help being …

How fit is your relationship? Take the Love MOT Quiz

If your relationship were a body would it be fit and toned, in the peak of health; or would it be fat and flabby, barely able to run for the …

The 36 questions you need to ask to fall in love

According to a report in the New York Times, you can fall in love with absolutely anyone.  All you have to do is ask the person 36 specific questions.  Why these?  Apparently it’s all …

It’s just a ride…a long list of things I have learned (to date)

It’s been one heck of a ride.  One crazy, mixed up, muddled up time, it really has.  And I got to thinking…what have I learned?  When I look back over the last …

Brene Brown on the Power of Vulnerability

Have you heard that TED talk by Brené Brown?  The one entitled The power of vulnerability? I’d never heard of her and I don’t usually like watching clips of speakers …