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How Practicing Mindfulness Can Heal Our Troubled Relationships

Mindfulness and relationships by Mindvalley

How Practicing Mindfulness Can Heal Our Troubled Relationships


No one ever said long-term relationships were easy.

Relationship often begin as so many happy courtship’s do – filled with blissful mornings, lazy afternoons, and exhilarating evenings?

Then, after the first flush begins to fade, you settle into something a little more stable, a little more secure. You connect with your partner more deeply, more substantially, sharing intimate dreams and desires, hopes for the future, fears you’ve never given voice to. And it’s wonderful.

But, the more you get to know your partner, the more time you spend in each other’s presence, the more you get to know your partner’s habits, quirks, and idiosyncrasies, the more you begin to fight.

Arguments are an entirely natural (and entirely healthy!) part of every relationship. When you spend a lot of time with someone, you’re bound to disagree, likely on quite a few things. And that’s okay! What’s not okay is when those disagreements turn into verbal battles – ones which exhaust and distress you.

If your relationship has been more pain than pleasure lately, perhaps it’s time for a new approach. read more »

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Five Tips To Make A Powerful Difference In the World

*Guest author post. Written by Lisa Powell Graham.

Like many little girls, my childhood dream was to be the first female president! I also wanted to be a writer and dancer, both of which I’ve accomplished. And although I’ve not become president, I’ve had the honor to work on the campaign of the women who won the popular election for President. As part of living my dreams, I also have dedicated myself to making a difference for others. I want my legacy in the world to be a legacy of love. The issues I care most about include fighting for women’s rights, and helping to ensure that girls globally receive a quality education. One of my biggest missions on earth is empowering women.

I have used the principles of #HustleBelieveReceive to live my dreams and to give back to the world! And I know if I can do it, you can too! In fact, I have lived so many of my “bucket list” dreams already despite having overcome huge challenges, including being stalked by a psychopath who was an ex-convict, and being drugged and raped. I have overcome the depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and panic attacks that were a result of being a victim of sexual trauma and assault.

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