Tag - relationships

Why Are People So Obstinate and Disagreeable?

People are so obstinate and disagreeable because their subconscious programming is directing them to do so. It is likely because of Faulty Subconscious Programming that was downloaded without the person's awareness or permission. The subconscious makes decisions that are meant to make you feel better physically, mentally, emotionally and/or spiritually. It also makes choices for you that serve to protect you from harm or feeling badly about yourself. The problem is that your subconscious can make mistakes and thus [...]

What I Learned from a Three-Year-Old: Compassion Has to be Taught

So far I have raised three children through to adulthood. I have  taught high school English and Speech Arts/Drama and coached a forensics team (Individual Events Speech Team). I taught swimming and horseback riding to youngsters of all ages and I also taught fourth grade Sunday school. I have served thousands of people, including children, as a hypnotherapist. You would think that I have seen it all by now. No, that is not really the case. Just recently, my [...]

Death Couldn’t Stop My Daughter

Written by B.H from New Jersey and posted with her permission: On October 8th, 2007, the worst thing happened to our family. Our beautiful 35 year old daughter died suddenly, leaving us devastated! There are no words for such a loss. We were extremely close. She would always tease me by saying ”wait until you are old and I am going to take care of you!” It was so funny “then”.   In the spring of 2011, I was having terrible pain [...]

How Nikki and I Beat the Odds

I was so fortunate to find and employ Nikki who was based at that time in Clifton, NJ. She was conveniently located about fifteen minutes away from my office in Montclair, NJ. Nikki and I worked together so well. We were a happy team for several years and then one day Nikki warned me of what could be  impending “bad news”. She confided in me about her plans to move to California at some future time, basically depending upon when [...]

How Your Family's Negativity May Strengthen You

“If you wonder why you may be surrounded by family members who oppose you and/or your views, consider it a gift that will strengthen your belief in yourself. Think of body building. When you subject your muscle to strong exercise/strain, it creates tears that signal your body to rebuild the torn muscle tissue thereby healing it. This results in your bigger, stronger muscle.” Gale Glassner Twersky If you succeed in disregarding the mean-spirited comments, harsh criticisms, jealousies and the painful [...]

Affirmations for the Platinum Rule for Love Relationships

These positive affirmations will assist you in benefiting from the "Platinum Rule for Love Relationships". If you have not taken the opportunity yet to read my website article that explains and supports these affirmations, here is the link,  Platinum Rule for Love Relationships. *Affirmations:          I directly inquire and learn about the ways that make my partner sense being loved completely by me.  I successfully express, frequently and consistently, my love for my partner in ways that are best received and most acceptable    [...]

The Platinum Rule for Love Relationships

Many of us have been brought up with the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have others do unto you." Yet here is a new version I call the "Platinum Rule", and it is especially relevant regarding Love Relationships. It is as follows: "Do Unto Others as They Would Prefer that You Do Unto Them." So, how do you begin implementing the Platinum Rule for Love Relationships? Both partners may start with asking their loved one a question using [...]

A New Rule to Live By: First Consider the Other Person's Perspective

I interact with other people in acceptable ways they would choose to have me interact with them. What is in my thoughts may need to be edited before speaking those thoughts to others. We all come from different perspectives. Understanding that other people come from different perspectives and applying this understanding, improves my communication skills and relationships.  

A New Rule to Live By: First Consider the Other Person’s Perspective

I interact with other people in acceptable ways they would choose to have me interact with them. What is in my thoughts may need to be edited before speaking those thoughts to others. We all come from different perspectives. Understanding that other people come from different perspectives and applying this understanding, improves my communication skills and relationships.  

All I Need is Love

- written by Gale Glassner Twersky, A.C.H. Originally published in Montclair Life and Leisure (February 2002) “Valentine’s Day,” an exciting day of sharing love and romance or “Valentine’s Day”, the day you dread if you are not involved in a satisfactory love relationship, which one applies to you? If one were ever to feel the pangs of loneliness, the longing for having someone special to love and who would return that love, it would be most intense [...]