There has recently been a surge in interest in the topic of ‘Empaths’ and ‘Highly Sensitive People’ or HSP’s as they are commonly known. It seems that either we are evolving in this direction as a species, or more of us are coming out of the closet.Read More
This idea of continual expansion being the key to a more pleasurable experience of relationships and even life in general, strikes me as one-sided. I imagine a balloon being blown up and finally popping when it reaches its breaking point.Read More
So often these blogs arise out of my own daily experiences. This one is no exception. No matter how much I think I have it all figured out, this relationship stuff, things come up and surprise me!Read More
Relationships are difficult. They are messy, uncomfortable, unpredictable and profoundly moving all rolled into one. We struggle to keep our own identity while opening our hearts to the possibility of letting someone in.Read More
So I was recently inspired to write about the intimate act of making music. When people make music together, they really have to listen and be present to each other in an intimate way.
I recently attended a phenomenal concert, where the musicians were improvising with each other, leading and following in a seamless display of artistry and I would have to call it respect.
No one musician was overpowering, no one was always taking the lead, no one felt unseen or unheard, they moved together in a breathtaking display of what humans are capable of when we really work together.
I recently had a chat with a friend and we got on to the topic of relationships, and how we define our connection to someone else. In recent history, marriage has been defined basically by a contract of ownership of the other person, sexually, emotionally and physically.Read More