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Why Being Vulnerable is the Secret to Richer Relationships

If you’re looking for something more in your relationships with those who are most important to you, perhaps the missing ingredient is unconditional

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Rich relationships cannot be observed, they can only be experienced. Take the plunge in to vulnerability and allow yourself to be immersed in unconditional love and deeply satisfying relationships.


love. To find this missing ingredient, you must allow yourself to be vulnerable. When you can be vulnerable, you can receive unconditional love.

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Micromanaging Doesn’t Work at Home Either

You probably know about the pitfalls of micromanaging others at work. Do you know that micromanaging your relationships at home doesn’t

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How do you interact with those you’re closest to? Do you watch what they do or do you attempt to manage every second of their lives for them? Toss the watch and experience the freedom of living without needless constraints.

work either? No relationship is strong when you’re always working to micromanage others’ time or how they complete tasks, or checking up on their activities.

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Yes All Lives, And Black Lives, Matter

We have a pervasive problem in this country of unequal treatment, disparate levels of justice, and an attitude of entitlement. I’m not talking about some

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outrageous views of poor, uneducated, law-breaking minorities. I’m talking about specially trained, majority, law enforcers who act without vigilance for justice. And we don’t want to talk about it. We want to limit the conversation to a couple of hashtags. You know the ones: #AllLivesMatter and #BlackLivesMatter.

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