Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?
When fear creates distance, choose LOVE
This struck me like a sack of bricks. I was going about my day, worried and anxious, unable to shake it no matter how much self-care I did. Until a moment of clarity. A thought I heard many times and fully believe echoed in my head. We're not meant to feel this way. We're meant… Continue reading When fear creates distance, choose LOVE
Keeping the love alive
Today is one of my favorite days of the year! (Besides my birthday and every other day) On this day some many many years ago in New Jersey, a little curly-haired boy was born to a happy fun-loving Italian couple: Frank, a skilled electrician and veteran of the Navy; and Josephine, a woman whose mean… Continue reading Keeping the love alive
Money + relationships: an awkward three-some
Everyone has struggled with money in a relationship at some point. When we’re stressed about money, it’s because we aren’t doing the work to cultivate and maintain a healthy loving relationship with it. YES you are in a relationship with money. And what does a relationship require?
Are you on a roller coaster of highs and lows?
Lately I’ve been learning what it means to slow down to get ahead. This has been such a struggle for me this year. I’ve always been a hard worker, but I also value taking care of myself. I’ve been plagued by the question: How does one achieve “balance?” Do you get confused about this too? It seems… Continue reading Are you on a roller coaster of highs and lows?