Intuitive Living

Intuitive LivingAccording to Albert Einstein, "The only real valuable thing is intuition." Why is that? Because our intuition is a unique, powerful, internal guidance system (much like a GPS) that guides and counsels us through every decision we face--if we will be aware, listen, and respond. (Also, in line with our discussion this month on increas...

Healing Family Patterns

Healing Family PatternsAll families pass along traditions. Some traditions promote success, encourage love, and serve and heal those who choose to participate. Some family traditions come without any good. Others can be both negative and positive. Is there a way to eliminate the negative and keep the positive? Absolutely. In fact, teaching readers to do so ...

The Law of Attraction

Finding Success with "The Law of Attraction"Recently, a client of mine began struggling immensely with his marriage and his pocket book. He was fired from his job, his home entered foreclosure, and his wife wanted a divorce. While his world seemed to be falling down around him, my client wondered why his years of positive affirmations and visualiza...

Healing Happens With Your Help

Healing Happens With Your Help A few years ago, I received a kind e-mail from a friend, author Carol Ritberger, Ph.D., creator of a number of bestselling books, including Healing Happens with Your Help. Carol and I met through our association with our publisher. I love Carol's work and her fun, friendly, and happy disposition. As I thought about this wee...

Use Your Agency to Change

Use Your Agency to Change As human beings, we have the power to choose our responses in every situation. Unlike animals (that have innate tendencies which they alone cannot choose to change), we have the powerful opportunity to exercise agency--our free will to choose our responses. Agency is the ability to think, reason, and change. Yet, our most natural ...

It's All About Emotions

It's All About Emotion"Emotions are constantly regulating what we experience as 'reality.'" -Candace PertRecognizing, understanding, and processing emotions is the key to raising your "Emotional IQ"--and becoming whole. Emotions guide us to know ourselves, both the positive and negative within. They regulate our reality. They form our percept...

Are You Happy?

Are You Happy?by Rebecca Hintze, M.Sc.Everyone wants to be happy and everybody can be when we have healthy attitudes, beliefs, and values. Despite the increase in anti-depressant drug use and talk of emotional disorders, the truth is, most people are happy. According to a recent study, people who live in relatively free countries (and aren't in prison or psy...

Managing Emotions

Managing EmotionsBy Rebecca HintzeDecades ago, when I took my first class about managing emotions, I learned a long list of negative emotions. I memorized them as part of my homework, and to this day, I can still run through that list in my mind in a matter of seconds. They are: "Overwhelm, fear, terror, guilt, shame, anger, burden, betrayal, jealousy, judgm...