Category Archives: Relationships

I understand

On occasion, I would find myself having a discussion with a person whose opinions and perspective are quite different than mine. There are also conversations in which the other party shares with me a challenge they are having. I used … Continue reading

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So you made it to the position of the CEO, Doctor, Lawyer, Shaman, Married Spouse, Parent. Now What?

Many of us set a life-goal and then work hard at making it. Then, one day, we are there. Now what? I often meet clients in my healing and wellness practice, who had a dream and were able to fulfill … Continue reading

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Understand and Agreeing

I find that there is a clear distinction between understanding and agreeing. These two terms may seem related, yet that is not the case. When another person offers me her perspective and it’s totally different than mine, what would be … Continue reading

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Everything in life is a dance

One may dance alone,or take a partner.Someone leads,the other follows.Roles may be reversed,or they may not. If the partners are attuned and attentive,the dance flows with harmony;otherwise cacophony may take place. At times the dance is a Waltz,at times it … Continue reading

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Falling In and Out of Love

When we fall in love, we typically do not yet really know the subject matter of our love. We may fall in love with a person, a place, a job, a pet, and even an inanimate object.Falling in love, says … Continue reading

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Turning Anger into Compassion

When I was recently wronged by a close friend, hurt by her words and actions, I felt anger rising within me. I didn’t like this feeling, and I was looking into a different approach. As emotions are energy in motion, … Continue reading

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No Need To Be Right

Years ago, there was a campaign in Israel against road-rage, with the slogan, “On the road, don’t be just, be wise.” I find that, over the years, I care less about being just. To be righteous is an uphill battle. … Continue reading

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Finding Compassion

A memory. A child, maybe 8 year-old, maybe 10 or 12; helping my dad fix one thing or another at the bathroom. He gives me an instruction, and I misunderstand what he means. My father bursts in anger, possibly calling … Continue reading

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What is my frequency?

I used to be a film buff, but I don’t often watch movies anymore. Too much violence and mindlessness. Granted, there are films worth watching, and those I do check out on occasion, but my overall feeling is that filmmakers … Continue reading

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On Relationships and Storms

Few, if any, long-lasting relationships experience no turbulence. Whether the relationship is romantic, friendship, job-related, or political, sooner or later friction is bound to happen. I imagine a relationship as a structure lodged on the ground; a house, a hut, … Continue reading

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