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Codependency, Independence and Interdependence in Relationships

The success of our relationships depends mainly on how well we understand each other’s need for emotional connection. When it comes to relationships, especially the romantic ones, most of us value connection above everything else. The emotional connection allows you to bond with your partner within a safe, healthy relationship that supports your growth and […]

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Emotional Intelligence…Why Does it Matter?

There is growing scientific evidence indicating that Emotional Intelligence, also known as EQ or EI is more important than IQ for your happiness and success. Simply said, emotional intelligence is about understanding and managing emotions. EQ also means your ability to identify other people’s emotions and respond to them appropriately.  Studies show that emotional intelligence is […]

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Joy vs. Happiness

Although we often think that joy and happiness fall under the same category, these emotions are very different. Yes, both joy and happiness describe our feelings of satisfaction, contentment, and pleasure. However, these feelings are triggered by different reasons and differ in their nature. Happiness is externally based and tied to our experiences. Our happiness depends […]

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Healing from Heartache

On the Holms-Rahe Life Stress Inventory, a divorce or breakup of a long-term relationship ranks as the second most stressful life event, right after the death of a spouse. Separation or divorce in adults usually has the extreme emotional aftermath, especially when it involves children. However, breakups among young people can be equally disturbing. Often, they […]

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“No” is a Complete Sentence

How often do you do things you don’t want to just because you don’t know how to say “no”? Many of us go along with saying “yes” to other people’s requests all the time. We are either uncomfortable saying “no” because we don’t want to disappoint others or to be seen as impolite or uncooperative. […]

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3 Pillars Towards Transformation

Three Pillars to Transformation: Mindfulness, Openness for Change and Practice A decision to re-invest in yourself is always a big one. Whether your personal transformation has happened as a part of your New Year’s resolutions or it has resulted from a major disappointment such as a harsh breakup, it is always a wonderful opportunity to improve […]

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Common Humanity vs. Isolation

How many times have you comforted a loved one who has made a mistake saying “Come on, you’re only human.” One of the key elements of self-compassion is the awareness of our common humanity. The mere fact that we are human beings means that we are imperfect and mortal. The emotion of compassion is interactive […]

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