Dear Genie #17

I received many messages throughout the Holidays about the topic of strained family relationships and family gatherings.  Few people can’t relate to today’s letter from someone with a familiar pain – being mistreated during the Holidays. If you would like to submit a letter for Dear Genie just click the image or the contact tabContinue reading “Dear Genie #17”

Create Self-Immunity to Gaslighting

gas·light ˈɡaslīt/ verb gerund or present participle: gaslighting Manipulate (someone) by psychological means into questioning their own sanity.  2. Mental abuse.  3.  Method of psychological control over another person.   Gaslighting is a word that comes from the 1944 movie Gaslight where a man mentally manipulates his wife by making subtle changes in the home andContinue reading “Create Self-Immunity to Gaslighting”

Dear Genie #13

Dear Genie™ Advice Blog is for anyone seeking answers to questions on Love, Leadership, Life-Phases, or Living Your Best Life!  Send me a letter with your concern via the CONTACT link.  I’d love to hear from YOU!  ♥   Reflecting writes: Dear Genie, As I am now older I have come to the realization that my mother wasContinue reading “Dear Genie #13”

The Facebook Paradox

On our LIVE-CAST last night on Mixlr and Facebook, I mentioned getting off Facebook as a way to live higher vibes and take the higher road. It’s just not practical to completely leave, is it? We have long distance friends and family, we run businesses, we shop, we even find inspiration and new friends. But,Continue reading “The Facebook Paradox”

Achey Breaky Heart

Sometimes the pain we feel is so intense that we think our hearts could explode.  Just know that your heart cannot actually break from this pain. Sure, stress and trauma can cause damage to your body – that’s not the kind of breaking I am talking about.  I’m talking about the kind of heart breakContinue reading “Achey Breaky Heart”