Love & Relationships

Know Your Line

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Do you have good boundaries? Do you know how to set them, honor them and adjust them with the people and situations in your life? It seems to me that “boundary” has become a popular buzz word to describe what went wrong in certain situations, yet more definition, self-refection and responsibility might be needed.

Make Up or Break Up… Create a Life to Go Toward

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When is it time to go? When is it best to stay? What drives people to stay in relationships when there is a deep knowing that it does not really work anymore? When are you pleasing others so much that you forget who you are and how to take care of yourself? Without nurturing ourselves and others, eventually, our behaviors and choices can lead to losing people we love and care about very much, whether we are in romantic partnerships, friendships or even professional relationships.

Cultivate Your Inner Circle

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“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anais Nin

Have you looked at the company you are keeping lately? Do you like what you see? Are you being honored by the people around you? Are your friendships reciprocal?

Dare to Tell the Truth

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Do you speak your truth? Do you reveal your own authenticity easily by letting others see the true you, or do you shrink back, not wanting to speak up for fear of rejection or disapproval? Do you sometimes stretch the truth…

Ah, Love, Sweet Love: The Sweetness of Romantic Love

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“Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

In giving consideration to this month’s sugar theme, many things came to mind. I kept asking myself, what makes life so sweet? I considered a discussion on defining, creating, balancing and maintaining the many aspects of a sweet life.