Every person in this world has one's own wish, desire or expectation towards something or someone. But what makes one happy and peaceful is that the love and affection that is showed to her/him. People who do not need to show love but at least they stop showing hatredness towards the persons around them....more

Hugs no longer scare me

Early in my friendship with my only friend from the South, she said to me, “You are the friend I touch the least. You visible cringe when you see me coming.” It was an alarming statement—not because she said it, but because it was true....more

Affection- A Sensory Fairy Tale

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Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” It’s Time to Open Your Heart 6-6-12

There’s movement now.News and communications arrive via conventional methods, including unexpected visits.Many will experience financial success with lucrative ways to make money in sales-like careers.Opposing Energies: Dissatisfaction, off-path, heartache.Good News for Relationships™: Romantically, the spark of attraction is present.Confusion or doubts and self-protective attitudes may promote a mistrust holding back the possibility of love....more

SWAK: Do You Kiss Your Kids on the Lips?

There was a discussion on a forum awhile back about whether or not parents kiss their kids on the lips. I was shocked by how many mothers reacted in disgust saying things like, "No! My lips are for my husband only!" as if kissing on the lips was a purely romantic thing. But I got to thinking that if you weren't raised kissing your own parents on your lips, then you probably wouldn't do the same with your own kids. My first reaction was: Some parents don't kiss their kids on the lips? And the second one was: And some people romanticize the act of kissing to the point of exclusion?...more
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Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” Close Friendships Will Undergo Tests 3-3-12

It’s a great day for both business and personal relationships.Plenty of happy events today: pleasure, friendship, even romance and flirtations are in store for some.Opposing Energies: disputes, tempers, scattered, instabilityIt may seem hard to be on task.The irritating disruptions from visitors may get on your nerves.Make efforts to be more assertive however do no harm....more

On Lingering Man-Hugs

Being a relatively quiet and nosy person, I tend to notice things. Things I'm not really supposed to notice, I don't think. The other day I noticed an acquaintance of mine give his 17-year-old son a Lingering Man-Hug. He stroked his son's back, whispered something in his hear, and then drew back and kissed him on the forehead. As with most things that make me uncomfortable, I stared and watched the whole thing. Yes, it made me uncomfortable and that raised some Very Serious Questions. Why did it make me uncomfortable?...more

Reincarnation strengthens family ties, while the uniqueness of the existence breaks


."Who, at the end of his career, do not regrets to have acquired an experience too late that no ...more

1 Days of Compliments - Day 6

        I was struggling a bit with trying to find things to compliment myself with and my dear cousin stepped up to the plate with a wonderful suggestion. He told me I had a good sense of humor. I started to think of how great it was to have someone tell me what they see when they look at me (a little ego boost when it's nice.)...more

Toddler Tricks - 26

Ways to Trick your Baby:Problem:  Your child loves you.  She loves you so much.  She needs to show you her love at all times in all ways.  But sometimes, you're busy.  You can't pick her up in the middle of your task, but she will have it no other way.  If you give in, you'll end up carrying her in the kitchen, in the bathroom, in the bedroom, everywhere.  If you do not give in, you'll end up with a tantruming child you'll eventually have to pick up anyway.Solution: ...more