5 Steps To Forgiveness

23 March

Forgiveness.  It is one of those things that can sound so challenging and difficult to do, yet not doing it can be detrimental our growth and overall well-being.  When we don’t forgive and hold on to bitter resentments, we can find ourselves feeling stressed, miserable, angry, or sad for years after an event happened. Maybe […]

3 Ways to Start Taking Care of Yourself When You’re Codependent

16 March

In my early 20s, it was easy for me to become a stressed out mess.  I was always being easily affected by other people’s “stuff”.  Feeling guilty for doing certain things — or not doing certain things.   Putting pressure on myself to try to do anything and everything that was asked of me. I […]

7 Ways to Start Your Journey Toward Self-Love

09 March

For many of us, we could all use some help in the self-love department.  Our own level of self-love can be detrimental to our success in relationships, career, health, and overall well-being. Here are 7 ways to start your journey toward self-love: #1 – Do mindfulness practices.  To be mindful means to be tuned-in to […]

How to Let Go of Trying to Fix the Relationship When He Doesn’t

02 March

I used to be, what I like to call, a “Little Miss Fix-It”. Whenever there were problems with the guy I was dating at the time, I always tried to just “fix” everything on my own.  I’d try to find some neat and easy way that would fix the problem and put us back together […]

When You Fear Entering a New Relationship

23 February

A few years ago, shortly after moving to South Korea, I found myself in a very challenging relationship. Communication problems.  Arguments over petty things.  On and off.  Fight, then make-up.  The relationship was in a continuous state of struggle and conflict, where I, in the midst of these constant storms, was trying to find some […]

11 Tough Love Lessons I Learned from My Ex-Boyfriends

16 February

We learn a lot from every partner we have. Here are 11 things I’ve learned from ex-boyfriends that have made me a stronger person. 1. Sometimes unanswered prayers are truly blessings in disguise. Though you may really want to be with someone, years down the road, when you are happy in a new life, you’ll […]

5 Ways to Have a Radiant Valentine’s Day When Single

09 February

For the single person, Valentine’s Day can be a much-dreaded holiday.  Rather than to be reminded of love when we see all of the hearts and flowers, we may find ourselves succumbed to memories of heartbreak and loss.  We can find ourselves dreading the holiday year after year because it is merely a reminder of […]

The Hidden Reason Why Your Relationship May Be Struggling

26 January

Maybe you’ve been arguing a bit more than usual or you’ve noticed your partner, family member, or friend has been a bit more on the “grumpy” side. Because things had been going so well, you’re a bit puzzled as to what has brought all this on.  Maybe you’ve tried to talk with them about it […]

6 Signs It May Be Time to Breakup With Your Friend

19 January

In my experience, I’ve learned that friendships can have a natural tendency to go into different stages.  At one moment you’re both super close and telling each other everything, but then a few years later you just chat and see each other once in a great while. There are many reasons for these changes in […]