Why am I surrounded by Jerks?!? Social currency

  "I am surrounded by people telling me I don't matter- they can't all be wrong!" We have talked in the past about the importance of Tribe and how the people we surround ourselves with can make us or break us, so to speak. (See The 5 Things We Need to Be Well- The STAMP … Continue reading Why am I surrounded by Jerks?!? Social currency

Let’s talk about Sex and Arousal

    Sex is very common, yet most people don't actually understand arousal and this impacts our own experience of sex and desire as well as our relationships. Watch this 15 min TED talk to better understand this important topic that affects most of us, yet is so rarely talked about. https://ted.com/talks/emily_nagoski_the_truth_about_unwanted_arousal?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tedspread See you next … Continue reading Let’s talk about Sex and Arousal

Understanding mixed feelings in relationships

Any relationship we invest in will bring up mixed feelings. The more we invest, the more vulnerable to hurt and disappointment we become and the more likely anger will come up when people fall short of our expectations and how we think things should be. One common response to these mixed feelings is to try … Continue reading Understanding mixed feelings in relationships