The Art of Self-Love

Updated Feb 25, 2016 (Originally published Nov 28, 2012) When you love yourself, you love the world. When you love the world, you change the world. A riddle for you. What’s one thing that allows happiness to blossom, makes health flourish, and can make you cry like a puppy lost in the snow? You guessed it. Love! Okay, but enough about non-specifics.

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Love & Passion Relationship Coaching

Take an honest look at your intimate relationship. Is it missing passion, alignment, engagement, or support? Does your relationship feel like it’s missing that electric energy, which was there in your first months or first years together? Are you settling for boring and disconnected, believing that this is how all relationships end up? Even worse, do you worry that you and your partner are drifting apart or heading for divorce?

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Does Your Relationship Yearn for Love and Passion?

It’s my anniversary!! This week, I’m celebrating that I married my best friend one year ago. We married last summer in Lake Tahoe, and we’re still having a blast together. In honor of all things love, I’m interviewing an amazing expert on love and passion. We’ll talk Stacey Martino, love and passion expert at LoveandPassionCoach.com, where couples create an unshakable love and unleashed passion that lasts a lifetime! Stacey and I talk about how a loving relationship with your partner is fundamental to enjoying a happy and healthy life.

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Remedies for Coping in Tragedy

Of the many uncertainties that tragedy leaves us with, I know one thing is true: we must be warriors in our daily lives. In the wake of Boston bombings, just a few short months post-Newtown, we feel vulnerable, confused, angry and raw. Why is this happening? What’s wrong with this overcrowded, stressed, and unpredictable world? Many people say this is a world they do not want to live in, and this is a tragedy too.

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Breakfast Nachos

I wake up hungry enough to eat an elephant’s waist. On a good day, my breakfast might be a quesadilla, a piece of miso & bean toast,  a tamale, nachos, or any combination of these. Sometimes, I’m so nauseatingly hungry upon awakening that I mistake my pillow drool for an enticing sauce and I chew on my pillow. Nice diet plan.

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Love is a practice

“Love is the capacity to take care, to protect, to nourish. If you are not capable of generating that kind of energy toward yourself- if you are not capable of taking care of yourself, of nourishing yourself, of protecting yourself- it is very difficult to take care of another person.

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Love Now!

Among all the conversations rolling around our heads, isn’t love among the most vital?  I implore you to also watch it with your full attention. It’s very uplifting.   For me, the fastest way for me to spread love is to think kind thoughts so that my actions and speech increase the joy in life. What is the easiest way, do you think, that you can share love with someone today?  

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