By Marcea Hibbert-Roye Empower means to ‘give the authority or power to do something.’ A person can empower others, giving them the authority or power to do something or an individual can give himself or herself this same authority or power. Empowerment fulfills not just a physical task that can be done by giving the […]Read more "How to Be an Empowered Woman"
By Katie O’Brien If you’ve heard the saying ‘clean house’ you know it doesn’t necessarily imply using any harsh cleaning supplies. Cleaning house can also be referred to your ‘internal house.’ Just as we would go through our rooms in our homes, dust, polish, declutter and rid of old useless items… we find it helpful […]Read more "Evaluate the Good, Bad and Useless in Your Life"
“It’s not worth it to tell the truth,” is something I hear people say quite often. Well, that depends whether you are really measuring what you’re losing by lying, and whether you really care about what you’re losing. You may not notice the gradual deterioration of your once-intimate relationship into a casual daily exchange of […]Read more "Sex and Relationships with Mikaya Heart: Why tell the truth?"
Wanna get married? I recently officiated at a very fun wedding held on some land in northern California. The couple were both in their thirties, and the half that did most of the organizing is an accomplished artist who designed and sewed her own dress, made hundreds of origami cranes, and etched names in glasses […]Read more "Sex and Relationships with Mikaya Heart: An Alternative Wedding"
I apologize for the long delay in posting – life has just been incredibly full and busy! OK, following on from my last post, I’m still on the subject of communication and anger. Although it’s true that someone who is very afraid will never be able to communicate clearly, and that some people have no […]Read more "Sex and Relationships with Mikaya Heart: Dealing with Anger"
Unless you are one of those lucky people who just happens to be with someone who wants to have sex exactly the way you do, the art of negotiation is an essential skill. By that I mean that you need to be able to listen to what your partner is saying without taking aboard any […]Read more "Sex and Relationships with Mikaya Heart: Moving Beyond Fear And Anxiety"
Feeling stressed? Cramming for a big project at work or school? Stop what you are doing right now and take a break. You may discover that doing so might vastly improve your happiness. Alex Lickerman, MD, a Buudhist physician, writes that “resilience doesn’t develop by removing stress from our lives (an impossible feat in any […]Read more "The Importance Of Taking A Break For Happiness"