5 Tips for Getting Over a Romantic Obsession

A romantic obsession is an unrealistic attachment to someone who is not interested in you. If the other person has ended the relationship and you cannot accept that, your pursuit then becomes problematic

5 Warning Signs You Are Dating A Control Freak

Both men and women are capable of falling for control freaks. You start off liking their authoritative ways, only to realize they like controlling everything around them (including you!). If you suspect you might be dating someone with control issues, read on to discover 5 sure signs.

Are You Compatible? 4 Signs You Might Not Be

Compatibility is an important part of a romantic relationship. Physical attraction and good conversation are important, but you have to look at your lifestyle and plans you have for your future too. If you are at opposite ends of the spectrum, you might not have enough in common to have a successful long-term relationship.

6 Signs That A Woman Doesn’t Value Herself

A woman who doesn’t value herself might not see her worth and how much she offers the world and others. She may not see that what she has to offer is equal in measure to what others have to offer. Due to this, she may exhibit behavior that allows others to treat her poorly. Here are six common signs that a woman has a low sense of self-worth.

Is There Still a Chance for You and an Ex? Will Anything Bring Him or Her Back?

Breaking up is one of the most difficult things that can happen in your love life. It’s unsettling, and at other times it can be confusing. You don’t understand where did you go wrong and you may be trying to find ways to make your ex-notice you again. However, you might just be pushing him or her away with the things that you’re doing.

How to Have a Civilized Divorce

When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced that they were “consciously uncoupling” but remained good friends, it was greeted with much sniggering and ridicule. Yet, however irritating the phrase may have been, such a calm, even affectionate, divorce is possible. Of course, there are frequently good reasons for anger and hatred; abuse, neglect, and infidelity leave scars that last for years. But marriage breakdowns often degenerate into bitterness quite unnecessarily.

9 Signs Your House May Be Haunted

Have you ever suspected that your house may be haunted? If you hear bumps in the night, it may be more than just a loose floor board. This article takes a look at the most common signs of paranormal activity in your home.

How to Stop Needing People’s Approval (But Still Gain Their Respect)

Most people want others to like them and strive to have this goal realized. Those who become people-pleasers have low self-esteem and don’t recognize better ways to achieve their aim of attracting others admiration and respect. This article explains why people-pleasing doesn’t work and suggests ways to boost confidence and gain security and respect.

9 Subtle Signs Of Abuse That You Shouldn’t Ignore

Abuse in a relationship should never be tolerated. However, you might be surprised by what constitutes an abusive relationship. You might think of abuse as physical, but hitting, slapping, and threats of harm are not the only kinds of maltreatment. Here are some subtle signs of abuse that should not be ignored.

How Sensitive People Can Use Empathy Without Getting Overwhelmed

Kind people are often proud to be empathic. They believe empathy is evidence of their sensitivity to the needs of others, and they’re not wrong. Stepping into another’s shoes can drain your energy when practiced without self-care, though. If you can use your insightful nature judiciously, it is more likely everyone will benefit. This is because you will no longer soak up others’ stress and you’ll have the clarity to help them.

The Healing Power of Trees – Book Review

I didn’t really know books on trees were out there–a lot of them–until I saw something on Amazon while looking up another topic. But these three stood out to me (though I added many others to my wish list) and I am so happy that I got them. Each discusses a different aspect of finding healing through trees.

Breathwork for Increased Well-Being

The way you breathe affects your emotions and vitality since it sends signals to your autonomic nervous system–a component of the peripheral nervous system that regulates automatic body functions such as blood flow and your heartbeat. Breathing exercises can balance and relax you, leaving you calm and centered. They can also provide an energy boost when you are weary and enliven your mind…

Four Fast Ways to Improve Your Life (Which You Keep Forgetting)

Your brain holds a vast array of self-help techniques you’ve picked up over the years. Many of them affected you positively when you first encountered them. Sometimes, you even thought, “from now on I’m going to use this method and my life will be better for doing so.” In reality, though, you forgot to do all kinds of things that would have made life easier and happier. Here are four vital tips you need to remember from now on if you are to reap the rewards they offer…

Mindfulness in Meditation: Learning Not to Scratch the Itch

If you practice mindfulness, you might understand what is meant by not scratching an itch. When witnessing your thoughts and feelings, you detach from them. To reach this state, you need to overcome the urge to engage with sensations or your internal voice.

What does the Healers of the Earth Oracle Have to Say about Climate Change?

The first card I draw from the Healers of the Earth Oracle is the “Fungi Funeral” card. This card points to humanity moving away from a consciousness of self-indulgence to replace it with moderation. Many people are embracing more environmental lifestyles or are becoming simpler so this is a process that is already in motion. It is a card of releasing addictions and temptations…

Becoming More Collectively Conscious Through Supporting Local Businesses

In my first article of this series for Shesique Magazine, I stated that in order for us to become “collectively conscious” we understand our connection to the bigger picture and the effect our choices have on life around us. This includes being conscious of what our time, effort, and money is going toward supporting.  So [...]

Becoming Collectively Conscious: Understanding the Law of Supply and Demand

In today’s world, many of us may have a hard time believing that our well-intentioned choices can affect a larger picture in a positive way. Likewise, in the same theme, we find it hard to believe that our less well-intentioned choices matter in the greater scheme of things. However, our choices may have more of an effect than we think, such as in the case of changing trends, which occur all the time. The force behind those changing trends is the public, usually starting with one person. We, the public, have the power to change and inspire trends due to a law we can learn about in any economics class: the Law of Supply and Demand.