Posts Tagged friendship


Friends without Judgement

42 Days of Teresa – day 18 Today I am simply grateful for the friends I keep in my close circle.  For all our different personal lifestyles, religions, family structures and backgrounds, we support each other completely.  It’s not about agreeing.  It’s about supporting each other and being willing to work though an idea from […]

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Emotional Investment into Sentimental Ideas?

How do you recognize the difference between a conscious emotional investment from a sentimental emotion around an idea? Relationships, for instance: A long time friend who is in your life a lot doesn’t seem congruent with your current philosophies or lifestyle. The sentimental attachment to that long standing friendships can over ride the fact that […]

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Saving time and investing in Healthy Friendships

I had a great conversation with a girlfriend yesterday about how to recognize the value of a friendship. There are just too many people who claim to be a friend and then do absolutely nothing to maintain the relationship. “Let’s get together soon, we should definitely do that, I’ll call you soon, I love it […]

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Get it Together Lady

“Get it Together Lady!”. These are words I’ve been saying to myself for the past few weeks. I came back from Argentina with so much perspective on my own capabilities and lots of ideas to share. Then I became totally overwhelmed by it all and backed away from my blog completely. Very counter productive. I […]

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Permission to Love

It took a long time after my dad was deported for me to stop looking over my shoulder. I just didn’t believe that he was really gone.  In this state of wanting to open up and allow myself to develop normal relationships, I had to stop looking back.  I had to believe that he was […]

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Don’t think, just Commit!

I’m not an “all or nothing” kind of person and don’t think I ever will be. I would like to think that I could try (almost) anything in moderation. As it is, I love to blend ideas and make them relevant to me or my family. I don’t think in terms of facts and figures […]

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Valentine’s Day

I believe in the value of not celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Not because I’m miserable or don’t want others to have happiness, but for the simple reason that I don’t like being told what to do!  Why is a date on the calendar some sort of reason to go out and spend hundreds of dollars, on […]

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BTW: the friendship is over.

Approaching the holidays I tend to review previous lists of people to send cards to, send messages to, invite for a holiday get together. It’s strange that I found that so many relationships are called friendships with this once a year interaction. Were there calls or visits or so much as an email during the […]

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