Amy Leigh Mercree, author of The Spiritual Girl’s Guide to Dating, shares an exercise to help you feel both sensually and spiritually connected with yourself and your partner.
It’s time to put the sexy back in spiritual. Here is the truth: you are a spiritual being with an amazing amount of vital life force flowing through you. It’s unlimited, really and truly. And depending upon your degree of awareness of that universal life energy, you feel alive, wide awake and present.
Your throat is contracting, your fists are clenching—but don’t deny your anger, says Polly Young-Eisendrath. Instead, learn to mine it for new ways to work with yourself and the people you love.
Harville Hendrix offers valuable advice to couples for successfully navigating the currents of life when in a deep relationship.
The question I am asked most often is: "What do you do if your partner doesn’t...(do any imaginable thing)?” or "What if you are married to someone who is...(any imaginable bad trait or behavior)?"
One of the most important skills to have is empathy—the ability to sense what others are experiencing. Through empathy you can feel the heart and mind of others, which can open your heart and generate compassion and understanding. This meditation from Joan Halifax Roshi can be done just about anywhere and might give you a helpful new perspective on someone or something. It can be helpful to record the meditation ahead of time and play it back to yourself so you can relax and fully experience it.