Let them go.

Relationship advice 101 – let them go. Not so easy but very necessary. If someone significant in your life shows you, tells you or even indicates to you that they want to leave, let them go. If they don’t want to be with you, let them go. Sounds harsh, I know, but it’s really best […]

Look for the good.

Look for the good. Leonard Cohen sings; There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. I like the idea that nothing is perfect and yet everything is perfect just the way it is. We can act like everything is okay, or we can act like everything is not okay. (act = think, […]

Great Expectations.

Expectations, great and small, we all have them. And did you know that expectations are the number one cause of all pain and suffering? If you don’t believe me, just ask the Buddha. You might have thought that stress was the number one cause of pain. Yes, right, but let me ask you: What causes […]

Why The Alchemy of Intimacy?

Why is this blog called the Alchemy of Intimacy? Because I like the way it sounds? Yes, but I could also call it the Alchemy of Romance, or the Alchemy of Relationships, because they all fit and would mean the same thing. Alchemy refers to change, as in changing from a base state of being […]