8 Best Reasons To Avoid Calling Your Ex

8 Best Reasons To Avoid Calling Your Ex

Why are you calling your Ex! Stop The Bleeding And Start The Healing. If you are still thinking about calling your ex, first ask yourself if you are emotionally satisfied, your self-esteem is solid and you have read 3 Essentials to Create a Balanced Life. You and your ex broke up and you still have these wild over how it ended, should it have ended, and you never quite got all of your questions answered so the tape that plays in your head is on overdrive. The romantic idea that you want to be, or are going to be friends is a moonshot. Simply said, it is never going to happen. It is like physics and gravity, and you cannot fight the reality of that which you cannot change. Let’s discuss the 8 best reasons calling your ex is a bad idea. Many people talk about being friends after a break up, but be real. Unless there was no emotional investment by either party, it might be possible, as long as there was no intimacy involved prior to the breakup. If there was intimacy, then all bets are off. It is not going to happen so don’t waste each others…

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Divorce, PTSD and Broken Heart Have Common Emotions

Divorce, PTSD and Broken Heart Have Common Emotions

Broken Heart, Divorce, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Have Common Threads & Symptoms. PTSD has been spotlighted in returning war Veterans but it also affects millions of people who suffer, or witness, a tragedy or loss. Any form of traumatic incident, including, “mugging, rape, torture, being kidnapped or held captive, child abuse, car accidents, train wrecks, plane crashes, bombings, or natural disasters such as floods or earthquakes”[1] are susceptible to PTSD and its symptoms. That means that significant emotional trauma, like divorce, dissolution of partnership, discovery of infidelity, breach of trust and many other events can induce PTSD. A broken heart and PTSD can be commonly associated. Ms. Melissa Kantor, author of The Breakup Bible, relates a candid and vivid description of a painful break-up and that “the pain can feel agonizing, all-encompassing, and eternal. Many describe that the actual breakup and ensuing weeks feel like an out-of-body experience. Along with the suffering comes a roller coaster of complex feelings: embedded grief, abandonment and fear, guilt, monstrous rage, [and even] seeing healthy people behave insanely when they have been rejected.” Depending on the length of the relationship, depth of emotional vesting and how the relationship ended are all causal factors…

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The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness, and how to limit our exposure to what makes us feel inadequate.

Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow

Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow

Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow “If we can stay awake when our lives are changing, secrets will be revealed to us—secrets about ourselves, about the nature of life, and about the eternal source of happiness and peace that is always available, always renewable, already within us.” —ELIZABETH LESSER During times of transition, amid everyday stress, and even when we face seemingly insurmountable adversity, life offers us a choice: to turn away from change or to embrace it; to shut down or to be broken open and transformed. In the more than twenty-five years since she cofounded the Omega Institute—now the world’s largest personal-growth and spiritual retreat center—Elizabeth Lesser has been an intimate witness to the ways in which human beings deal with change, loss, and difficulty. She herself has struggled to submit to what she calls the “Phoenix Process”— allowing herself to be broken open in order to rise like the mythical bird from the ashes of past mistakes and suffering. In this beautifully written, often funny, and always inspiring book, Lesser has gathered together true stories about ordinary people who by design or disaster decided to step boldly into a fuller life. Here are profoundly…

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Getting Past Your Breakup

Getting Past Your Breakup

Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You It’s over–and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. Forget about trying to win your ex back. Forget about losing yourself and trying to make this person love you. Forget it! Starting today, this breakup is the best time to change your life for the better, inside and out. Getting Past Your Breakup is a proven roadmap for overcoming the painful end of any romantic relationship, even divorce. Through her workshops and popular blog, Susan Elliott has helped thousands of clients and readers transform their love lives. Now, she’ll help you put your energy back where it belongs–on you. Her plan includes: The rules of disengagement: how and why to go “no contact” with your ex How to work through grief, move past fear, and take back your life The secret to breaking the pattern of failed relationships What to do when you can’t stop thinking about your ex, texting, calling, checking social networking sites, or driving by the house Complete with inspiring stories…

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