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My Needs are As Important as Yours

My Needs are As Important as Yours

When does caring for yourself cross the line into self-indulgence? You might be surprised by the answer to this question from the Purejoy view. Most of us were trained to take care of our caregivers' emotional needs by acting in ways that didn’t trigger discomfort in...

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Passing the Feelings “Hot Potato”

Passing the Feelings “Hot Potato”

Ever wake up feeling fine and the minute you walk into your child’s room, and they are in a bad mood you get stressed? You caught the “feelings” hot potato. YIKES.  I’m sure you’ve heard about attunement and how vital this is to healthy attachment, yes? Of course, in...

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Why Your Parenting Agendas Fail

Why Your Parenting Agendas Fail

"This morning as I was listening to one of my favorite teachers, Adyashanti, I was deeply touched by his insights into awakening. Listening I was inspired to look at my parenting through this lens. Today, his talk was about how agendas stand in the way of reality....

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The Thrill and the Fear of Parenting

The Thrill and the Fear of Parenting

As a child did you play the game of tag? OMG! It was so much fun. Running around, feeling crazy and powerful, and having so much fun until YIKES! The tagger is heading toward you! In an instant, you panic! You throw your hands up and say, "I quit", or you fall down on...

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Do You Ever Feel Disappointed On Mother’s Day

Do You Ever Feel Disappointed On Mother’s Day

Mother's day is coming to your area soon! How has it been for you? Have you ever felt disappointed and let down? I remember many years of sacrificing and giving to my loved ones. All I wanted was ONE DAY to be celebrated and cherished. It was a set-up and every year I...

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Intense Feelings

Intense Feelings

When we entered the world as young innocent babes we were dependent on the protection and guidance of our caregivers. Emotional warmth was critical as we expressed our desires and slowly began to interact with our environment. When our innocent needs awakened a fear...

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