Stop Settling for Mediocrity: Jump from Comfortable to Incomparable

Stop Settling for Mediocrity: Jump from Comfortable to Incomparable

I do this thing where I let myself stay in the shower after doing all the necessary sudsing and rinsing. I stay blissfully immersed in the hot water until the current song on the radio is over. Sometimes that gives me an extra three minutes of glorious steamy reflection time and sometimes it gives me 30 […]

Love Without Dependency: Taking the Road Less Traveled and Finding Peace

Love Without Dependency: Taking the Road Less Traveled and Finding Peace

The nursing home smell permeates the still air, a saliva suction machine rests next to the bed and my mom, not looking anything like herself, sits in a hospital-grade recliner . She wears fashion-less comfort clothes, no makeup and no bra. She has her mean face on and is jabbing her finger in my direction. I haven’t done something right. I […]

What a Sensitive Introvert Needs to Relax and Love Freely

What a Sensitive Introvert Needs to Relax and Love Freely

I’ve learned I need cooperative over competitive and kind over cool in a relationship. Interesting intrigues me more than fun. Soul mate over sex god. I’d rather be with someone than do with someone. My spirit needs relaxation, comfort and joy. If my mate needs a challenge or a mission to undertake, let it be to protect my […]

Sensitive Introverts and Confrontation: Owning Your Part and Creating Mature Relationships

Sensitive Introverts and Confrontation: Owning Your Part and Creating Mature Relationships

I’ve been exploring confrontation lately, both confrontation with others and self-confrontation. It seems to move forward in your career, relationships and personal development, you have to learn how to resolve conflict and own up to your contribution to it. It is only through a vast amount of experience and a lengthy and successful maturation process that […]

Introvert Moments in Love and Traveling: Navigating Extroverted New Orleans

Introvert Moments in Love and Traveling: Navigating Extroverted New Orleans

I found myself in Walgreens on Canal Street in New Orleans looking at rows of nail polish but not really seeing them. My mind working at warp speed going over every nuanced word and intense reaction that occurred between my man and me over the last few days. I was on vacation in New Orleans with him but after […]

Top 5 Space2live Posts on BrendaKnowles.com 2015

Top 5 Space2live Posts on BrendaKnowles.com 2015

Happy New Year Dear Readers!! I hope you are all well, feeling peaceful and finding ways to be true to your nature. This year brought a lot of changes to space2live including a website makeover and the addition of personal coaching services with me, Brenda. I’ve loved helping clients reveal and revel in their true selves. […]