Co-dependency was a refuge for me when I was married to an alcoholic and drug addict. I was set up to become a co-dependent person from the…… Read more “Could you be a “Co-dependent” and not know it?”
In a world where the image of being pulled together and perfect set an impossibly high bar, sometimes giving ourselves the freedom to just own who we are, let our hair down and stop worrying about being accepted is such a breath of fresh air!
I can’t tell you how many YEARS I agonized about not meeting with other people’s approval, or worse, living in fear of their disapproval. As long as my energy was focused on THAT, it was as though that was exactly what I attracted into my life!
The disapprovers showed their colors to me time and again, when they showed me they really just wanted to control me and my life because they felt they could do a better job at it than I could.
Even if that were true, It was still my life to live!
It isn’t just women who end up in relationships with abusers, narcissists, and bullies. Men end up in these kinds of relationships too. Photo by Tamara Kulish,…… Read more “Why we’re so attracted to people who end up abusing us”
There are so many untrue old myths floating around regarding how to manage life and money, that they get repeated by people who want to help, but…… Read more “How social myths contribute to struggling mental health issues”
Here’s a truth: “Ultimately we’re each responsible for our own healing”… yet how do we even know what the first step is to achieve that, let alone…… Read more “Miracles of healing: how this manifests”
Photo and quote by Tamara KulishAvailable on Fine Art America Years ago I was told that I couldn’t be hired for certain jobs because I was an…… Read more “Artistic people are great at creative problem-solving!”
The past few days have seen me scrolling, scrolling, scrolling through Facebook and a few media sources, looking for information to share to be able to encourage…… Read more “Scrolling, scrolling, scrolling…”
Like so many of you, I spend time in my car daily commuting to and from work, but with the cold winter, I haven’t been able to…… Read more “Exercises for the Commute: mental and physical!”
I just want to give you a gentle reminder that Developing Happiness When You Can’t Find It is .99 cents on February 14th! (12 am – 11…… Read more “Reminder: .99 cent Developing Happiness Kindle book promotion for February 14th, Valentine’s day!”
Hello, my lovely friends and readers-to-be! Valentine’s Day is highly promoted as the day for love, with an emphasis on couple’s relationships. As many of you know,…… Read more “.99 cent Developing Happiness Kindle book promotion for Valentine’s day!”
I just replied to Rita regarding this difficult topic which prompted me to write my own post about it! Forgiveness is an ongoing process! Photo and quote…… Read more “Forgiving is difficult, and doesn’t equal allowing the person to hurt us again!”
If you’re job seeking, this may be of help to boost you up! This article from Yahoo has some great points for talking about salary in the…… Read more “Pay equity and asking for a reasonable salary”
I would like each of you to read this image and to follow the directions when you reach the bottom of the image! Then read the rest…… Read more “A new you! Is this possible?”
Artwork by Tamara KulishAvailable on Fine Art America Here are a few questions many men and women have at various times: “Will I meet someone special?”, “Will…… Read more ““What kind of love do I allow in my life?””
I’ve been thinking about the anger and the hate and the judgmentalism coming from people who claim to be very religious and staunch Christians, feeling I’d like…… Read more “Angry judgementalism is tearing us all apart!”