Tag : let go

How To Maintain A Healthy Relationship By Breaking Bad (Habits)

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It has been two years since the last time that I have been in a relationship. No, not the ones we have every day with people, but the one that involves a female companion. I’ve learned a lot about myself in that time of reflection and mindfulness. I’ve learned to love and respect myself (and am still learning). I have also learned of the shadow parts of my life that I wanted to change, and have been working at every moment to respond better to others. When it comes to relationship, I think it is good to have a clear idea of what we want from it. For me, naturally that comes to writing it down or creating a blueprint (or guidelines) of it. So here is what I learned as to how to maintain a healthy relationship and what that even looks like. I don’t claim to be a relationship expert but these are things that I’ve seen in my own experienced and thought I would share it. I hope this may help guide you in your own exploration of what a healthy relationship is. Being able to share what you want and to communicate clearly is very important. Especially with the ones you love. In comes my naked vulnerable self [...]

Why Traveling Will Not Guarantee Emotional Well Being

[caption id="attachment_96" align="aligncenter" width="500"] img src Alex G. on flickr[/caption] This post is largely inspired by the great stoic philosopher Seneca on traveling. We has human beings always tend to want to be in control of everything around us. It gives us a sense of safety in a way, that if we are in control of our reality, then we are safe. When it comes to emotional well being, we tend to get into really grey areas of life because there are not set rules. Everything is circumstantial and what may be the correct response for one situation and one point in time may be an incorrect response in another situation of the same nature. So there are a few things that I would like to expand on a little to clear my own head. Giving up control to trying to change others or circumstances. Distractions (travel in this instance) does not guarantee emotional well being. Being honest with yourself. Giving up control to trying to change others or circumstances. [...]