Two Rituals That Calm Your Nervous System and Strengthen Your Relationship

Two Rituals That Calm Your Nervous System and Strengthen Your Relationship

Dr. Stan Tatkin says we can and should be our partner’s best anti-depressant and anti-anxiety agent. That seems like a tall order to me, but I have learned so much about attachment theory, couple bubbles and neurobiology from Dr. Tatkin, I’m willing to trust him. Dr. Tatkin is fond of saying partners are in each other’s […]

Noticing Real Paradise

Noticing Real Paradise

I’ve been researching and writing about awareness for my upcoming book. My schedule did not allow for time to write a new post this week but as space2live is approaching its sixth year anniversary (February 11), I thought it would be interesting to re-run one of the first pieces I ever wrote. It was originally published on February […]

Overcoming the Fears That Arise at Relationship Milestones

Overcoming the Fears That Arise at Relationship Milestones

I recognize the fears and threats I create regarding my relationships. I notice how they arrive at key turning points. After five years of dating post-divorce, I have gained a bit of self and relationship awareness. There is still a mountain of wisdom to be learned, but at this point I see my self-sabotaging tactics […]

Best New Posts on Space2live : Top 5 of 2016

Best New Posts on Space2live : Top 5 of 2016

Hello Friends, Another year comes to a close. Many people I know have lost loved ones this year. I know the heartbreak and emptiness that brings. My love and deep care go out to those with sadness in their souls at this time. The first half of 2016 was kind of rough. A significant relationship ended […]

Need Revitalizing? The Energy of Meaningful and the Power of Deadlines

Need Revitalizing? The Energy of Meaningful and the Power of Deadlines

The past couple of months, I scheduled the hell out of myself. And it was OK. I managed just fine. I didn’t lose it. I didn’t get sick. I didn’t have anxiety attacks. Actually, I feel energized. Over the last few days, I took time to reflect on why I’m juggling so well this year, […]

Supporting the People Pleaser : Finding Calm During the Holidays

Supporting the People Pleaser : Finding Calm During the Holidays

This time of year is pressure-filled and brings up old wounds. The holidays involve a lot of detail-minding and extra effort. Entertaining, holiday cards, gift buying, baking, decorating, party attending, putting up lights, traveling and making sure everyone is happy, take a lot of energy. All three of my children have birthdays during the holiday […]