Relationships

Remember playing "telephone" as a kid? It's the game where one person whispers a phrase to someone else, and it gets whispered down a line of children until the last one says the phrase out loud and everyone laughs at how much it has changed. ...

We need to answer the call to become each other’s healers. It means that you avoid, at all cost, re-wounding each other so that you can become true advocates for each other. Only for the strong-willed, this is an art—an honor—a sacred duty.

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Our inability to handle personal criticism from loved ones is a common Achilles’ heel. The more deeply we are in love, the harder it is to handle. Soon, couples feel they are walking on eggshells, unable to express...

Omega: How do your creative and spiritual lives intertwine—are they separate or one in the same?

Alex and Allyson: Our creative and spiritual lives are completely entangled and indistinguishable....

Whenever you're feeling disconnected, isolated, or driftless, you can cultivate a feeling of being at home in your family, your community, and the universe at large by practicing a simple qigong exercise called “Awaken Awareness." 

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Omega: You write about men and women’s fears of intimacy. What’s at the root of it and how can we address it?

Erica: At the root of our fear is that we don’t want to be hurt. When you open yourself to...

Abbott and Costello. Laverne and Shirley. Kirk and Spock. Bert and Ernie. Thelma and Louise. Chandler and Joey. Harry and Hermione.

These iconic fictional friendships, depending on our age, hold special places in our memories. Whether...

The saying “the best things in life are free” can easily be forgotten when it comes to giving gifts and expressing love to people in our life.

The pressure to give expensive gifts has become part of our cultural fabric, but there are other...

Mirroring and reflective listening are two ways to develop a better rapport with friends, coworkers, and family members.

Whether you are looking for simple ways to ease conflicts when emotions are running high, or just want the person you...

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