I appreciated how they showed how Brad had a lot of deep-seeded issues and how they played out in his hurting Billie. Then, when he did end up resolving his internal conflict, he healed a lot. The way he healed and transformed so completely is part of the fantasy of the show. Trauma and it’s … Continue reading Sex/Life Commentary Part 2
I recently started watching the Sex/Life Netflix series. Soon after completing Inner Piece: Decluttering a Soul, which I recently released, I got to writing my next book, which is my second book about love relationships. (First Comes Self-Love, Then Comes Marriage was the the first one, released in 2017. More information in my blog’s books … Continue reading Sex/Life Commentary
What is Love?
Valentine’s Day is upon us, which is a great opportunity to focus on what love is and what it isn’t. 1- Love is embracing yourself, your strengths as well as your weaknesses. 2- Love is seeing your greatness, while acknowledging you are a work in progress. 3- Love is protecting your heart with healthy internal boundaries, instead … Continue reading What is Love?
Love Is in the Air
Cherish the relationship you have. And if you think you don’t have one, think again, cuz we are all in a relationship with ourselves. But if you are like me, self-love doesn't come easy. And living in a culture that cultivates being saved by another doesn't help! My journey in self-love had its beginnings in … Continue reading Love Is in the Air
To My Parents on Their Anniversary
9/2 - My Parent’s Would-Be 37th AnniversaryWishing my mom continued health and successWishing my dad continued peace and eternal rest (1941-2006)…………. A Poem To the people who brought me lifeTo the people who watered me as a tiny sapling—tirelessly, endlessly, till I knew how to stand on my ownTo the people who guarded me from … Continue reading To My Parents on Their Anniversary
My Grandma Passed Away
Today an era ended—Grandma Edie passed away. She was my step grandmother, but having married my grandfather in the 1970s, she was my grandma my whole life. Grandma Edie was strong—physically: she loved to dance, she took Martha Graham dance classes and actually received a masters from Teachers College in physical education in the 1930s. … Continue reading My Grandma Passed Away
Foundations of a Healthy Romantic Relationship
Last week a co-worker of mine expressed how valuable my role as a baby room teacher is. She said that by providing the babies with love and nurturing I am providing them with a foundation for healthy relationships in the future. In a previous post, I wrote about how I am grateful to provide nurturing … Continue reading Foundations of a Healthy Romantic Relationship