Loving Myself & Others

Question:

How can I be more present and loving to myself and to others in my life?

Answer:

Great Question!  My colleague, Tom Rhodes, MFT addressed this topic in a recent “Psyched in San Francisco” blog article, “A Few Ways of Inviting Connection & Intimacy.”

This blog will be light on the prose and heavier on just a few exercises/tips/doorways into a fuller heartfelt connection with yourself, or with your intimate partner. It is also worth mentioning that greater intimacy with self always has a positive impact on your openness to intimacy, vulnerability, and thus connection, with another, from the cashier to your partner to everyone in between. The exercises below are for when you are feeling disconnected, including those nuances of overwhelm or flooding, shut down, sad or lonely, to name a few…

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