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articles by: Wendy Strgar

A Technique to Solve Conflict in Relationships

“When in doubt who will win, be neutral.” –Swiss Proverb   One of my husband’s most reliable responses to my often high level of emotionality is: “Can you just be neutral?” He is a psychia…

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Real Success: Love Or Money?

“Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” -The Dalai Lama XIV It is an odd and painful irony that often just as things are really coming together successfully in life, we…

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Why is it so Easy to Lie?

“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect fo…

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Pleasure Medicine

“Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.”  -Voltaire The new year is a good time to re-orient our experience of pleasure. It is easy to confuse the continuous onslaugh…

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Befriend the Present Moment

“The living moment is everything.”  ~D.H. Lawrence One of the most powerful ways that my positivity quest has evolved lately, is in my aspiration and dedication to befriend the present moment.  T…

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Healing Sex

“Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.” -Gary Zukav The other day I got a note from a loyal customer who shared the unfortunate story of her …

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A Flurry of Miracles

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”   -Albert Einstein   Years ago I studied A Course in Mi…

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So Close

“We are people who need love, because love is the soul’s life, love is simply creation’s greatest joy.”  -Hafiz All the great spiritual teachings are founded on love. For thousands of years, the m…

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The Grace of Why

Today in the grocery store, I shared a real conversation with one of the mothers I knew in the years that my eldest son was consumed for a love of tennis. I knew her son had been present at the acci…

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Students Start Fundraiser to Build Memorial Garden

“If you had just one more minute to get a positive thought, that could change everything.” This is what I hear myself say at the end of our Kickstarter video as I watch the faces of some of my fav…

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about Wendy Strgar

Wendy Strgar, founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, is a loveologist who writes and lectures on Making Love Sustainable, a green philosophy of relationships which teaches the importance of valuing the renewable resources of love, intimacy and family.  In her new book, Love that Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy,  she tackles the challenging issues of sustaining relationships and healthy intimacy with an authentic and disarming style and simple yet innovative adviceIt has been called "the essential guide for relationships."  The book is available on ebook.  Wendy has been married for 27 years to her husband, a psychiatrist, and lives with their four children ages 13- 22 in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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