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.
Some relationships make you feel great, while others wipe you out. Judith Orloff shows you how to identify and minimize the effects of the energy vampires in your life.
Relationships are always an energy exchange. To stay feeling our best, we must ask ourselves, 'Who gives us energy? Who saps it?' It's important to be surrounded by supportive, heart-centered people who make us feel safe and secure. It's equally important to pinpoint the energy vampires, who, whether they intend to or not, leech our energy.
We don’t need to be told that pleasure feels good, but did you know it’s good for you, too? Arielle Ford, author of the best-seller The Soulmate Secret, shares her “pleasure recipe” and explains how taking the time to add pleasure to your life will make you happier and more receptive to attracting and enjoying love.
Our beliefs shape our lives, influence who we become, and affect the relationships we form with others. Arielle Ford, author of The Soulmate Secret, explains how to become a magnet for love and find your soulmate by examining your doubts and beliefs about love.
The number one question I hear most often from singles is, “How do I overcome my doubt that I will ever find my soulmate?”
Elizabeth Lesser questions the role power plays in our lives and the forces that come together when feminism and spirituality merge.
This mother-daughter team explore the challenges and rewards of mother-daughter relationships, and what it takes to be a good mother and daughter.
On Mothering by Sil Reynolds
Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt discuss why couples fight and how to replace negativity in a relationship with curiosity with Carol Donahoe, Rhinebeck program director at Omega.
Carol: How did you come to create Imago Relationship Therapy together? Did it happen because of your relationship or along with it?
Born in the segregated South, author Gloria Burgess reveals how she overcame poverty, racism, and sexism with the love and support of her family and their relationship with Nobel laureate William Faulkner.
Stronger than anger, hatred, or revenge, love is the force that has the ability to heal everyone, because love is an act of self-care.
Much like electricity, love is the energy that runs through each one of us. You share this energy in many ways. For example, reaching out to hold a hand or touch a shoulder passes the energy of love through your touch. Speaking kindly to another passes the energy of love through your words. The deliberate use of this force—this energy—produces predictable, powerful results. People feel your love and are healed.