UNCONDITIONAL LOVE: IS IT HEALTHY IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS?

When I was younger, my dating life was geared toward finding unconditional love. I was convinced that the more love I unconditionally gave, the better my chances were of finally having it in a romantic relationship and getting to experience the return on investment that Happily Ever After is portrayed to be. It didn’t work … Continue Reading

IS MY RELATIONSHIP TOXIC? 10 SIGNS OF A TOXIC RELATIONSHIP

A toxic relationship is the most annoying relationship to be in and not for the obvious reasons you’re thinking. Determining whether a relationship is toxic is or not pretty easy and straightforward. As long as it’s not our relationship that’s under the scope. “Being emotionally invested in a toxic relationship” should be an alternative definition … Continue Reading

HOW TO STOP YOUR EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS FROM GETTING THE BEST OF YOU

We all have emotional triggers. As my good friend, David Kessler once told me, when it comes to emotional triggers… “It’s not who and what pushes your buttons. It’s who and what programmed you.” When we feel like someone has taken something from us that we’re dependent on for an emotional identity and survival OR, if we feel like … Continue Reading

HOW TO STOP SEEKING VALIDATION & LIVE LIFE ON YOUR TERMS

I cringe when I think about the amount of time I’ve wasted in my life, obsessing and humiliating myself on an endless quest for validation. Trying to figure out how to stop seeking validation was always impossible because at every moment, there was someone who I was convinced – if I just worked a little harder and gave … Continue Reading