Coming Alive Through Reading: 3 Books That Revealed and Emboldened My Way of Being

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  The following books arrived like loving elders at just the right time to teach me lessons that would change my path in significant ways. Each of them gave me a taste of who I am and who I could be. It’s … Continue reading

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Sensuality, Sex, Solitude and Sensitivity: An Introvert’s Recipe for Love and Pleasure

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He slips his arms around my waist and nuzzles my neck from behind. The timber of his voice and  scratchiness of his unshaven face send a sensation cascading through my body. My knees go weak as I sauté at the … Continue reading

Feeling Stuck?: How to Return to Love, Openness and Bliss

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Synchrodestiny requires gaining access to a place deep within yourself, while at the same time awakening to the intricate dance of coincidences out in the physical world.                            … Continue reading

Building Beautiful Introvert/Extrovert Relationships

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I want there to be a place in the world where people can engage in one another’s differences in a way that is redemptive, full of hope and possibility. Not this ‘In order to love you, I must make you … Continue reading

Masculine, Feminine, Dominance and the Love Dance

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I am sensitive to dominance. Recently, I was on a date at a posh local restaurant/bar. My quick-witted companion effortlessly chatted up the waiter while simultaneously making me laugh. His deep voice and confident demeanor made it easy for me … Continue reading

Introvert Relationships: Using Differences to Grow

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Six or seven years ago when my eyes first fluttered awake, I was drawn to individuals who had similar core values and beautiful ways of expressing them. I reveled in layered conversations rich with introspection and feelings regarding the human … Continue reading

The Introvert Survival Kit: The Must Haves for Meaningful Living as an Introvert

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I’ve felt the euphoria of minds intertwining in the most intimate and spiritual way. I’ve felt an ineffable lightness and joy from simply having the house to myself. I’ve felt intensely content being in the same room with a lover…not … Continue reading

How to Remedy Anxiety and Stress When You’re an Introverted Feeling Type

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Anxiety reared her ugly uninvited head recently. I thought she’d been sent packing by my relaxed self-guided lifestyle and spiffy low-sugar diet but noooooo… She wakes me at 4AM with adrenaline shots and racing thought chasers. Like a resentful relative … Continue reading

Mid-Life Crisis or Natural Transition? Hindsight and Jungian Psychology Bring Clarity to an Introvert’s Divorce

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She doesn’t want to be married to me. That’s the answer my ex-husband gave his mother when she asked, prior to our divorce, if we had a chance at reconciliation. The truth of it stung my ears. What kind of … Continue reading

Solitude: What It Takes to Complete Work and Complete You

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Alone again. I feel I’ve come full circle from January 2012 when I was newly single and aching for personal expression and independence. I had an aliveness that vibrated subcutaneously, poised to spill out from my smile.  I wanted to … Continue reading