Author: Jluby

Are you one of so many women who feel stuck in negative feelings about their finances?

Not all women have the same experiences or attitudes toward finances. However, there are several societal and cultural factors that may contribute to some women getting stuck in negative feelings about their finances: Addressing these challenges requires a multifaceted approach, including advocating for equal pay, promoting financial education, challenging traditional gender roles, providing support for […]

Changing Old Patterns by Attending to Their Opposites: Curing Limerence

Curing limerence can be challenging, but introducing indifference into your mindset can help gradually reduce its intensity. Here are some steps to cultivate indifference and move past limerence: It’s important to remember that everyone’s journey to healing is unique, and the process may take time and effort. Cultivating indifference doesn’t mean suppressing emotions; it’s about […]

Intrusive Thinking Caused by Limerence

Limerence is an intense emotional state characterized by an obsessive infatuation and longing for another person, typically involving romantic or sexual attraction. Coined by psychologist Dorothy Tennov in her 1979 book “Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love,” limerence is considered a form of involuntary and intrusive thinking about the object of one’s […]

Women aren’t born, they’re made

Beauvoir’s most famous quote comes from her best-known work, The Second Sex: “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman”. By this she means there is no essential definition of womanhood. Women can be anything, but social norms work hard to fit them into a particular kind of femininity. These social norms are patriarchal and […]

Everything I Desire is Within Me

From Deepak Chopra’s Meditation Series ‘Creating Abundance’ “We are born with everything we need for a life of fulfillment and success. But often we measure our love, joy, health, vitality, and other positive qualities by comparing ourselves to someone or something else. Perhaps thinking thoughts like, ‘I have a loving relationship, but not as loving […]

Single Mom – what’s YOUR definition?

Maybe you should wear a wedding ring to your job interviews. We decided to offer you a lower salary because you’re probably receiving child support from your ex-husband. If you hadn’t had four kids and supported your husband’s education you’d be the CEO of some company by now. You’re too pretty to be this intelligent. […]