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10 Ways I Benefited from Doing the Landmark Forum

I don’t recall the exact moment when my 29 year-old self booked onto education and personal transformation program, the Landmark Forum. I do remember that there was nothing specifically wrong with my life. My largest problem was me. I had ...
Based on books, Love and Relationships, Self-awareness

‘The Best Thing you can Possibly do with your Life is Tackle the Motherfucking Shit out of Love’ and Other Life Advice from Sugar (a.k.a Author Cheryl Strayed)

In terms of life advice, the Dear Sugar section of Rumpus.com, a column once written anonymously by author Cheryl Strayed, was tough to beat. I say ‘was’ because sadly, the column doesn’t exist anymore (it stopped in 2012). But luckily, its wisdom ...
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How to Sustain Intimacy in LTRs – a Neuroscience Perspective

This article about intimacy is based on information from a Webinar delivered by Mona Fishbane, PhD, as part of Sound True’s Neuroscience Training Summit. She offers a realistic, and ultimately hopeful account of how to develop, repair and nurture intimacy in ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

4 Hard-Hitting Truths about Infatuation that Everyone Needs to Understand

We’ve all at some time been held in the grips of infatuation, and/or of feeling very impressed with somebody. And infatuation is – by definition – an intense and short-lived experience. Nobody stays infatuated. Which is not to say that infatuation ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

5 Things to Bear in Mind when Choosing a Life Partner (from Someone who Knows)

Choosing a life partner has a lot in common with buying a house. Both are high stake, difficult-to-reverse decisions. Things get a lot more straightforward when you are clear on what you value. And whatever you end up with, there ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Psychology, Self-awareness

14 Things You Need to Know about Adult Attachment Theory

Single or attached, long-time married or newly dating, you definitely want to know what attachment theory is all about. The term first coined by psychologist John Bowlby refers to a well established psychological theory explaining the nature of the emotional attachments ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

How to Stop being Mr or Miss Independent (and be Interdependent, Instead)

From a distance, the independent person cuts a striking pose. To be independent looks like power, freedom, and true strength. But it isn’t. Independence is not strength, it is a wound. Independence is inspired not by love, but fear, and ...