Love

Alone Time

Alone Time

I remember becoming upset when my now ex husband wanted his twin brother to move in with us shortly after we married. The hurt that arose the moment he requested this came from the thought that he doesn’t want to live with just me. I had made up beliefs that he didn’t love me enough and I wasn’t good enough for him for us to be partners together in life. Wanting to...

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Release Old Heavy Baggage

Release Old Heavy Baggage

  Have you ever wished you could just feel happy when you’re feeling off? You distract yourself from facing your inner demons. It’s a form of resistance. Whether I decide to share this with you or not, and if you’re reading this, I was brave enough to share, I have decided in this moment to honor what is trying to come to the surface to heal. Music always helps...

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Can the Changing of the Seasons Mess with Your Love Life?

Can the Changing of the Seasons Mess with Your Love Life?

It’s been quite windy this week and the temperatures have dropped dramatically where I live in Michigan. It’s my first time living in a place that’s not San Diego and the difference in temperature is making itself known. The wind blowing actually makes for a lot of mental chatter in Oriental Medicine. For me, it brings on an energy of urgent stress that I feel in my...

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Do You Love Him More than He Loves You?

Do You Love Him More than He Loves You?

Have you ever had the thought that you love your partner more that he loves you? Have you ever been frustrated that you need more affection than your partner? I was frustrated because I crave my partner’s touch so much that I feel like I need more affection than him, which had me make the belief, because we do that sometimes, that I love him more than he loves me....

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Can Love Keep Fear at Bay?

Can Love Keep Fear at Bay?

Have you ever jumped all in in love and then later sabotaged the relationship? It’s been a roller coaster entry shortly after diving into the deep end with my boyfriend. My mom said, “Follow your heart, but keep your head on.” I didn’t know what she meant by that and now I do. By roller coaster I don’t mean we’ve had a roller coaster relationship. I brought the...

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Re-Live Love

Re-Live Love

A colleague of mine asked if I would answer some questions for her on non-verbal behavior. I asked her if a kiss could be an example. She said yes, so I sent her this. “When I was 11 years old I met BJ, a boy who lived on my block. We became friends. I remember we were wrestling on the grass in my front yard one day. We were both laughing so hard, when all of a...

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