Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Relationship Between How We Think & How We Love


. Or “Learning How to Think More Clearly In Order to Learn How to Love Better,” or “The Relationship Between How Clearly We Think & How Grateful and Appreciative We Are and How Well We Love” How we think—how clearly … Continue reading

Posted in (CBT) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Buddha, Conscious Love, Czeslaw Milosz, Dr Nicholas Jenner, Emotional Maturity, M. Scott Peck, Mature Love, Real Love, Self-Love, Truth, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

The Relationship Between Learning How to Think More Clearly & Learning How to Love Better


A well-presented and articulated blog post. Most children typically display many of 10 cognitive distortions that Dr. Jenner delineates–it’s part of thinking like a child. But part of truly being an adult means putting away childish things–i.e., outgrowing (or correcting) … Continue reading

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How to Become a Genius in Life


. I posted on one of my other blogs today — “How to Become a Genius in Life” (or: “Life Is Not Hard Because You Are Doing It Wrong, Life Is Just Hard”) — neither is Love!  Enjoy! http://fullcatastropheliving.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/how-to-become-a-genius-in-life-or-life-isnt-easy/

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“Active v Passive Reading” & “Top 10 Signs You May be a Feverish Selfish Little Clod”


. I have posted on two of my other blogs today. Please check out my posts there! Top 10 Signs You May be a Feverish Selfish Little Clod http://theplacesthatscareyou.wordpress.com/2012/03/13/top-10-signs-you-may-be-a-feverish-selfish-little-clod/ and Active v Passive Reading http://fullcatastropheliving.wordpress.com/2012/03/13/active-v-passive-reading/

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Love & the smaller and LARGER Self


. . “Mindfulness is basically just a particular way of paying attention. It is a way of looking deeply into oneself in the spirit of self-inquiry and self-understanding.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn, “Full Catastrophe Living,” pg. 12 . [W]hat is relationship … Continue reading

Posted in Conscience, Conscious Love, Intimate Relationships, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Krishnamurti, Mental Health, Truth, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

How Good Are You at Loving?


. How good are you at loving? Each and every one of us can use some improvement. To love is to be engaged in an activity that can be done well or not so well. One can be good at … Continue reading

Posted in "Psychology Today", Elliot Cohen, Mature Love, Mental Health, Real Love, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Heart of Love: Who to Exclude & Why


. . For those of us who are truly trying to grow spiritually, the question of “who am I to love and how?”—and its inverse, “who am I not to love or not to give my attention and care to … Continue reading

Posted in 365daysofcourage.wordpress.com, Intimate Relationships, Kierkegaard, Love is a Choice, Love is a Commitment, Love is an Act of Will, Love is Not a Feeling, Luke 10:25-37, Matthew 25: 31-46, Matthew 25:40, Mature Love, Mental Health, Real Love, Self-Extension, Spiritual Growth, Thomas Merton, Truth, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Love Languages


Maybe. . . . I think that perhaps when we’re very young or when we’re just beginners in love, or perhaps if we were raised in a household where love was given in a very idiosyncratic and inconsistent way and … Continue reading

Posted in "The Five Love Languages", Immature Love, Intimate Relationships, Love is a Choice, Mature Love, Real Love, Self-Extension, Spiritual Growth, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments

When It Comes to Love, We ALL Start Out As Beginners . . .


When it comes to love, we all start out as beginners. It’s like picking up a tennis racquet for the first time. We may like to think that we already know how to hit the ball, and that with a … Continue reading

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