So today I took the bait & got my panties in a bunch (shocker)... But in the process had an AHA moment & sought out 5 things to help the brain seek out happiness over separation. WOO HOO!
Take 4 minutes with Wellness & Relationship Coach Sara Plummer Barnard to connect back to the best part of you.
LET'S GET IT ON THE TABLE:
OUR SPECIES SURVIVED AND THRIVED TO PASS ON THE NEXT GENERATION'S GENES NOT BECAUSE PEOPLE PAIRED UP UNTIL THEY WERE 80 IN MARITAL UNIONS.
MONOGAMY HAS IT'S BENEFITS, BUT IT DOESN'T COME EASILY. Here are 5 reasons to give it a try .
My apologies to the men in advance for letting the cat out of the bag. i want you guys happy & laid, just not at my soul sisters' expense. Gotta share the rules. Don't hate me.
RULE 1: Never sleep with a guy quickly from Tinder
This theme gets repeated so often with my private clients, it warranted a full article expose. for today, let's break down the the soothing self-love tools that help attract our best partnerships & stop self sabotaging romantic success.
THE BACKSTORY: Those without proper foundational support often go through life feeling unsafe, unworthy, and unstable. A fear of being found out, left, deemed unlovable haunts every move in each partnership and love affair.
Self Esteem is a word I've never liked.
Ok I LOATHE it. The Stuart Smalley-esq weak connotation of the phrase has always made my skin crawl- to the point where it kept me from admitting that I had some symptoms of low self esteem- or at least the books on the subject spoke directly to me.
Thanks to Jenny Blake's coining of the terms "Inner Gremlin," I now have useable vocabulary to address the phenomenon that so many of my clients and I share in the twists and turns of this human experience..
And Here's The Fun News:
8 months of planning and a crash course in Hawaii's slow business pace and I finally had the 3 day, multi event, wedding weekend I was proud of. I found myself in paradise with 106 of my favorite people partying like it's 1999. Beyond my expectations.
Gorgeous, smart bridesmaids in jewel tones, perfect North Shore Hawaii weather 6 days before a hurricane hit, the huge vintage diamond you're marketed since birth, a friggin Hayley Paige 2015 dress that wasn't even out yet, and the kind of supportive, athletic, big, close family you can only hope to marry into.
So why had the 8 months leading up been a mental struggle? Why didn't I think I deserved this and had had a tough time staying present & grateful? Why couldn't this be my story?
Could a deficiency in your brain's production of reward releasing neurochemical dopamine be dangerously affecting your lifestyle, romantic partner, and nutrition choices?
The answer for many is... yes.
Let's look at how this could be ... and what you can do about it.
HORMONES ARE A BITCH
Arguably the most powerful motivators in our bodies, they leave us in the dumps twice a month-more often if our diet triggers the wrong ones to be released.
PMS... I explain it to my guy like this: