Is it okay not to love a family member?I realize that this question could be very controversial.But I believe that it is a question that many people in this world have asked themselves at one time or another.My goal in addressing this sensitive question, is not to convey judgments, or opinions, rather provide some deeper insight of this question that may help guide you to the right answer.Many of us in this world, have family members who have harmed us repeatedly over a long period of time.Many of us in this world have family members who we simply do not get along with.If you were on a 1st date with someone, and there was really nothing that attracted you to...

Forgetting is a bi product of having emotional closure.We do not have the ability as human beings to erase an event from our minds… there is no cut and paste where we can edit our past, take some parts out and keep the rest in.BUT…….You can make peace with the past, and in doing so, the past will fade out of your memory.It will always be there to remember, if we have some event that triggers it, but it will take a lot more to trigger it, and it will happen much less frequently once you have made peace with it.So how do you make peace with it?A good beginning is to understand that we have zero control over what...

Material value has zero influence on long term happiness. Most people work for 50 year plus without ever being able to admit that the money, and things they purchased with it had an impact to their long term happiness in life.Nothing wrong with making lots of money!BUT.. if your looking for peace and contentment in life, look elsewhere.In order to be emotionally free, you must first "drain the swamp" ummmmwhere have I heard before.In this case, it's the emotional swamp. The one that anger, resentment, bitterness, shame, and all the other "toxic" feelings live in. The emotional swamp.Success is being happy, success is being content, success is being free from the negative feelings that for many, have been inside the...