Tag: Intention

Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about why peace is so important in your relationship. The following articles discuss having an intention toward peace.
Pursue Peace, Even If It Means Losing Relationships “After much practice and numerous failed attempts to voice those needs, I’ve also become bolder in my requests, which makes me feel simultaneously uncomfortable and empowered.
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Why Peace is so Important in Your Relationship

Book signing

We all desire peaceful loving relationships. Last night affirmed that for us again!
We had the pleasure of doing a joint reading and book signing at our wonderful local bookstore, Chaucer’s. This was another opportunity to experience directly how much people respond to the information that peaceful loving relationships are possible, that conflict within a relationship is not inevitable, and that we can change the world by spreading peace one relationship at a time.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about how to balance structure and flow in your relationship. Here are two articles that make a good case for being flexible in your life and relationships, and one about how to set joint goals.
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How to Balance Structure and Flow in Your Relationship

Both life and relationships need a balance between planning and going with the flow. This is an important part of our lives and the lives of our relationships. Yet how do we do both at the same time?
People differ in the degree to which they are open to new experiences.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about making a fresh start in your year and life. Here are a variety of articles on that topic.
September Is Your Second-Chance January “This notion of new beginnings, incidentally, was the subject of an insightful 2014 paper by a trio of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
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A Fresh Start in Your Year and Life

Many of you know how we write these blogs together. This week, the two didn’t really merge well as they were so close in content and so different in style. So here they are directly from our pens (and computers) to you!
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog we asked if you believe in a peaceful relationship. Here are some articles about belief and intention.
The Four Qualities of a Conscious Relationship “So what exactly is a conscious relationship? It’s a romantic relationship in which both partners feel committed to a sense of purpose, and that purpose is growth.
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Do You Believe in a Peaceful Relationship?

PHIL: Many years ago I visited a Southern Texas city with a friend for – oh, the reason doesn’t matter. We went to a museum in the afternoon to beat the heat and came out in the early evening. The air was hot but the low sun no longer radiated heat.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about how to stay connected by accepting your partner. These links give a variety of thoughts about this topic.
Marriage Help: Do You Accept Or Tolerate Your Partner? “When your partner tolerates you (or, more accurately, tolerates something about you), s/he has to continuously expend energy in order to suppress feelings of judgment and criticism.
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How to Stay Connected by Accepting Your Partner

We’ve had a very busy week. Maude had mid-month reports and a flood of uncommon work issues, and Phil took on some programming work, which for him is all-consuming. But we noticed last night that through it all, none of this affected our connection with each other; we didn’t withdraw into ourselves or snap at each other.
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