The Downside of Empathy: Don’t Put Your S*** on Me

Some people just love to tell you you’re going to suffer as they did. It’s very common with childbirth, parenting teenagers (especially girls), and even graduating from college.

These people position their experiences as universal. “You’re about to go through this, and therefore you’re doomed to suffer as I did.”

Such sentiment is entirely different from those who may have ‘Been There, Done That’ and wish to offer you advice to avoid suffering as they did.

But that’s not what I’m talking about. Continue reading

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Motivations & Upward Spirals

The truly selfish person just wants to do what they want to do.

Well… but of course, Meg! We all want what we want! How are selfless people different? Selfless people still want what they want, but they choose to put others first instead.

Wrong! Continue reading

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The Richest Parts of Our Lives

Came across this quote on Reddit: Continue reading

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Yoga Music & Quotes

I’m nearly finished listening to the book, An Uncommon Bond by Jeff Brown. My opinion hasn’t improved, but I still enjoy his quotes on Facebook. I slightly reworded his post and read it at the end of Savasana tonight:  Continue reading

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Book Review, An Uncommon Bond, by Jeff Brown

I recently quoted author Jeff Brown on intimacy and wrote that I planned to listen to his book, An Uncommon Bond. I’m on chapter 14, and dislike the book to such an extent, that I feel compelled to explain. Continue reading

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The Joy of Giving to Those Joyful of Receiving

Here’s another of Jeff Brown’s Facebook posts, which reminded me of what I wrote in The Power of Encouragement Continued, under the heading, “Reciprocation.” Continue reading

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Unfettered = Intimacy?

A yoga instructor friend of mine on Facebook recently shared something from an author named Jeff Brown. I am loving what he’s posting lately. Here’s a taste: Continue reading

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