If you dare to be happier than your parents, more vulnerable and more intimate with your spouse than they were able to be, you are forging into new territory for your whole ancestral line. You are changing the future for your children and grandchildren, who will have you as new role models. Here are five relationship strategies that help you create a more harmonic intimate partnership or marriage.
When one or both people in an interaction are emotionally triggered, perhaps even feeling extreme anger or rage, absolutely nothing good can come out of continuing the fight or emotionally charged conversation. While we are in fight, flight or freeze mode, we simply cannot problem solve. The time out is like a circuit breaker helping us to get back into a calm, clear, collected, creative and even compassionate state. How do we use the time out most effectively?
We all have protective strategies which keep us from feeling vulnerable. Unfortunately, these dynamics cause damage to a relationship. Terry Real names five losing strategies in relationships. The first step of changing destructive interactions is to understand your partner’s protective mechanisms but more importantly what your own defaults are.
Our subconscious mind agreeing with the fact that we are capable of doing what we set our mind to as opposed to the belief “I can’t” is one of the main factors for success. Believing “I can” goes beyond self-confidence. It is a necessary subconscious belief which needs to be in place to learn or accomplish anything new.
Being on a rainy and muddy hike I had the best experience of being held, supported and loved. Are you experiencing mutual support in your primary relationships? How do we create that experience for each other and heal any past traumas together?
What happens in our brain when we fall for an untrustworthy person? Trust is the natural default setting of our human brain and the hormone oxytocin plays a role in all of this. So how do we increase our success rate when we have to decide who to trust and who is lying, deceiving or manipulating us?
While a woman consciously wants a baby, her subconscious might be preventing her from getting pregnant. Studies indicate that psychological and emotional blocks are the root of many infertility issues. What issues, fears, beliefs and emotions can prevent conception?
A lot of misunderstandings between the sexes are due to the fact that women do not understand the ways in which men’s brains work differently from ours. We expect men to think and act like we do and are disappointed when they don’t. We also tend to give up part of our identity because we do not realize what attracted men to us in the first place.
PSYCH-K® and Shadow Energetics are energy psychology techniques which allow us to effectively shift our beliefs at a subconscious level. Shadow Energetics also works with our emotions and shadow traits to become whole and more heart centred by being able to accept ourselves and others unconditionally.
This year, the beginning of spring also coincides with a full moon, in fact a supermoon. It is the perfect time for releasing the old and for manifesting the new. Join me for a spring and full moon meditation.
The six second kiss is a beautiful way of connecting. Kissing releases oxytocin and dopamine. These hormones help us to bond and feel safe. Tender kisses also reduce cortisol and are therefore very beneficial for our health. What other rituals can you establish and why are rituals so important for our relationships?