I’m On Vacation

Posted on Aug 26, 2016 in Personal Evolution | No Comments
I’m On Vacation

Hello Dear Readers, There is no official post this week. It was a crazy week in more ways than one. I’m exploring sacred lands. Sending you love from the Black Hills of South Dakota. xoxo, Brenda

Calming Each Other’s Nervous Systems : We Need More Than Self-Soothing

Calming Each Other’s Nervous Systems : We Need More Than Self-Soothing

The chapter titled, Do Your Nervous Systems Play Well?, in marriage therapist, Stan Tatkin’s book, Wired for Dating: How Understanding Neurobiology and Attachment Style Can Help You Find Your Ideal Mate, grabbed my attention as a highly sensitive person. I’ve known for seven years that my nervous system is more easily aroused than about 80% of the population. I startle […]

Brenda’s Random Personal Introverted Vacation and Dating Thoughts

Brenda’s Random Personal Introverted Vacation and Dating Thoughts

I was on vacation last week and I’m busy playing catchup with housework, career work, kid requests and many other life pulls. So, unfortunately or fortunately, this week you get my mostly unedited, half-processed thoughts and observations to review. Are introverts funny? As I said, I was on vacation last week. We visited family in […]

Don’t Wait for Others to Choose You: Find Introverted Intuitive Communities That Feel Like Home

Don’t Wait for Others to Choose You: Find Introverted Intuitive Communities That Feel Like Home

When my relationship ended in April, I felt at loose ends. The routines, love and companionship I’d enjoyed over the previous year and a half, went away. I spent a dark night or two or six wondering what to do with myself, how much I could lean on my friends and if I could get away to visit […]

Beyond Fun, Sex and Coffee : Moving Past Dating and Mastering Mature Relationships

Beyond Fun, Sex and Coffee : Moving Past Dating and Mastering Mature Relationships

Doing fun things together isn’t enough for me to feel connected. Being good-looking doesn’t mean we’ll have a meaningful relationship. Having a lot of money doesn’t mean I’ll want to grow with you. In the dating world, there’s emphasis on who your partner is and what you’ll do together. There’s a smaller, almost non-existent, emphasis on […]

Brenda’s Current Thoughts : What Do You Think?

Brenda’s Current Thoughts : What Do You Think?

Hello Everyone! I hope you’re experiencing sunshine on your shoulders and mid-summer breezes. I’m living and working casually this summer. My world is full of people lately — old friends, close family, new dates, new mentors and fascinating clients. My introverted soul is up and down with energy, but mostly up. I feel a sense of calm and […]