Category Archives: love

iconValentine’s Day & Every Day

Valentine’s Day is a great occasion to express your love, admiration, appreciation, or gratitude for someone you love. Yes, it’s turned into a very, very commercial, capitalist, money-making, holiday – but it doesn’t mean you have to hate it because of it. At the core there is a good message… and chocolate if you’re lucky. I’m a huge proponent of showing your gratitude every day of the year by doing simple things for those you … Continue reading

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iconSelflessness is the Heart of Love

Selflessness -Altruism: the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others. This is the first definition of selflessness I find when I type the term into my web browser and ask the interwebs for an answer. Altruism is defined as: 1.┬áThe belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others. 2.┬áBehavior of an animal that benefits another at its own expense. It’s the second definition of altruism and selflessness … Continue reading

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iconLove in All its Many Formulations

Love. What a loaded word… it stirs all kinds of emotions just hearing it much less feeling it. In love, love you, love you like a brother, true love, love at first sight, unrequited love, falling in love… we have more versions of love in our society than there are types of snowflakes in the winter. But what’s at the core of all of these types of love, and what does all of it mean? … Continue reading

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iconWhat is the Meaning of a Word

What does it mean to love someone? What does it mean to love ourselves? What is true love? Each day we describe our “love” for things – “I love that song,” “I love coffee in the morning,” “I love you.” With the frequency we use this word and others like it, it only makes sense that we’ve lost the true meaning, the true impact of the weight this term really has. When we use a … Continue reading

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iconYou Never Know How Much Someone Means to You…

Even when you know how much someone means to you, you never really know how much they mean to you until you’re apart. Why does it take longing and distance to make us realize what we have or don’t have in some cases. What part of our brain blocks up when we see those we care about daily and inhibits our ability to appreciate them to the fullest degree. Familiarity can blind us to the … Continue reading

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