Top favorite filter_none issues star search apps google-plus facebook instagram twitter pinterest youtube lock

Author: Eve Hogan

A Look at What Really Matters

Clarify your values and align them with how you live your life.

How Mood Can Destroy—or Save—a Marriage

Take a moment to reflect on how often your bad mood or bad attitude gets spewed all over your most significant others.

The Path of Logic in Holding Faith

Recently a young man came to me very upset. Faith and a belief in God had been s…

The Slippery Slope of Trust

As a society, most of us would unanimously rank trust as an important part of re…

When Love and Political Opinion Clash

I regularly see posts on social media from people saying, “If you voted for_____…

Freedom in Commitment

I was talking with a delightful couple the other day. They shared that they were…

Shifting Your Perspective for Greater Clarity

I have been walking labyrinths, and facilitating others using them as a walking …

Staying Present While Planning the Future

Someone recently posed the question, “While dating, how does one stay in the pre…

Hot Button Words

I was reading about certain words that should never be used in advertising becau…

Whose Emotions are You Feeling?

The other day a man stepped into the street, so I stopped my car so he could cro…

You are My Valentine. And You, and You…

We all know Valentine’s Day is devoted to showing our loved one(s) a little extr…

Finding Happy

This is the time of year when we wish people “Happy” or a variation on the theme…

Surviving Infidelity

It seems no relationship is safe from the potential of infidelity, whether a pri…

Dementia as My Teacher

I am a huge advocate of self-observation and monitoring of one’s own behavior. I…

The Extra Step…Toward Love

After 25 years of partnership with my husband, I realize that one of the things …

Controlling vs Caring vs Responsibility

Recently, I was working with a couple and was explaining how the ego works, or r…

Minor Effort, Major Changes

It is my observation that people tend to get caught in the trap of thinking that…

Let It Go, Set Yourself Free

I remember the first time I went to a talk on “letting go” nearly thirty years a…

Speak Your Heart, Not Your Mind

Since when did “saying what’s on your mind,” no matter what, become an admirable…

Raising the World’s Vibration

I find myself feeling despair, grief, and fear rise as I listen to the news of s…

So You Think You Want a Divorce

If truth be told, I think every person in a marriage has questioned whether they…

What’s the Point in Relationships?

Sometimes I hear people question whether it is even possible or realistic to mak…

Wedding Tips for a Sacred Ceremony

I’ve been performing weddings for nearly twenty years. I’ve performed ceremonies…

Compassion for Dating in the Technological Age

Recently I had a young man working with me who showed me the Tinder app as a mea…

Hug Mindfulness

When I was a school teacher, I instituted a process that I had learned from Jack…

When Loyalty and Integrity Clash

When I was in my twenties, my dad gave me a Franklin Day Planner and an audiotap…

Vindictive Ex-Lovers—and Six Ways to Avoid Them

When I was in my late teens, still living at home with my parents, I broke up wi…

10 Romantic Love Habits

Valentine’s Day stirs up the concept of romance, but what, exactly is it and how…

What Is Your Crazy?

When I was twenty-one, my grandma was bedridden and needed full time care. She w…

Starting Fresh with Forgiveness

As we launch into a new year, resolving for fresh starts, you may discover that …

Relationship Year in Review

As the year closes, it is a great time to review and evaluate how things are doi…

Left and Right Handed Journaling

When I was in my early twenties I went to see a psychic. He said I was so full o…

The Power of Thank You

When you begin to notice that you are bogged down by too much to do, and stress …

How to Heal a Broken Heart

While interviewing Katherine Woodward Thomas, author of Conscious Uncoupling: Fi…

Stepping on Holy Toes

I am a pretty spiritual person. I choose to believe in God. At the same time, I …

We Are All Responsible for Shootings

When I was a school counselor, there was a girl in the sixth grade who was absen…

The Value Of Curiosity in Building Relationships

Once, when I was much younger and relatively new to the personal growth field, I…

What is Real Love?

I recently read an article about the multitude of celebrity break ups that have …

Peace Starts Here

Most of us are pretty appalled by the warring ways of the world. Many of us thin…

Resistance is Futile

Once a particularly needy neighbor told me she wanted to buy a bike for her son.…

Free to Change

I was working with a woman recently who had been through two divorces. I was tea…

Walking the Labyrinth of Relationships

Labyrinths have taken their rightful place in spas, churches, hospitals, parks, …

The Negativity Trap of Self-Improvement

The “self-improvement” arena advocates positive thinking, being mindful and awar…

What White People Don’t Know—or Don’t Admit

Believe it or not, as a blond haired, blue-eyed gal, I was the senior editor of …

Mindfulness with Internet Relationships

Technology has revolutionized relationships in so many ways. We can now find old…

8 Things Not to Do After—or During—A Break Up

1. Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you want something what you don’t real…

Reveal Your True Self to the World

Everywhere I go, I see people taking selfies. Upon first glance, it looks like w…

The Deception of Anger in Love

Often when we get caught up in our anger, we think it is the only emotion we are…

The Inward Journey: How Well Do You Know Yourself?

We spend 100% of our time in our own company, and yet many of us may be surprise…

Playing with Relationship Fire

I’ve been watching a trend among some of the people I work with—they are playing…

How You Know It's Over

When I “hit the wall” in my own marriage years ago, my ego saw only two options.…

Starting Again—with You

Often when a couple with a long history together comes to me in an attempt to sa…

Steering the Relationship

I like to describe the ego’s job as the protector. This “guy” is the part of us …

Finding Your (Heart) Center in Relationships

Often in my work I encourage people to create a target of all the things they wa…

Unconditional Love…Do You Deserve It?

Once I was in India visiting a holy man who my family had known since I was a ch…

Money, Ego and Relationships

It is said that money is one of the number one challenges in relationships; howe…

Honoring the Inner Child During the Holidays

The holidays are the highlight of the year for kids; the only problem is that I …

Mixed Emotions of the Holidays

As the holiday season is now in full swing, I can’t help but observe the swing o…

Mindful Love

Just when we think we have mastered mindfulness alone in our daily practice, we …

Young Love

Recently, a mother asked me for advice on how to keep her teenage daughter, who …

Love After Death

Are we still married after the death of one partner? “Til death do us part,” is …

What is your Return On Relationship Investment?

For nearly twenty years I have been teaching at CEO Space, an entrepreneurial tr…

The Winding Path of Relationships

When I was younger, I hiked the beautiful Na Pali Coast of Kauai, which spans el…

The Voice of Handwriting

I have a treasure chest, well ok —a suitcase —in my office of old handwritten le…

The Ice Bucket Challenge: Remembering My Mother

I am impressed with the viral nature of the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” but I’m wond…

What is the Treasure Hiding Beneath Your Fears?

Most of us have a “fight or flight” response to fear.  We either get reacti…

5 Relationship Illusions—and a Practice for Reality

We’ve all done it. We have blamed our boyfriend, girlfriend, lover or spouse for…

The Fine Line Between Helpful and Hurtful in Relationships

Fortunately, we live in a society in which helpfulness and kindness are fairly c…

10 Reasons to Say No to Sex

My last blog’s topic was about the varied reason’s people have sex, which led a …

Why People Have Sex…and When They Should Reconsider

Why people have sex doesn’t seem like a mystery, but a study at the University o…

Emotions at the Speed of Light

While working with a relationship retreat guest recently, I had a funny realizat…

Getting Real in the Realm of Love

Once when I broke up with a man, I was struggling with getting over him. When he…

Helping Graduates Transition into the Real World

As the end of the school year approaches, expectations and anxiety begin to loom…

Missing

It is such a funny word, missing. We use it all the time, “I miss you,”  “I…

Signs of an Ego Battleship Instead of a Relationship

Would you ask your poorest friend for financial advice? While they may be well i…

What are Your Deal Breakers?

Most of us have explored the concept of “deal breakers” in a relationship in the…

3 Mistakes People Make When Suffering From a Transition

Life is full of 180 degree turns. Just when we think we have things figured out,…

When Unconditional Love Is Conditional

I was once working with a group of teenagers discussing “integrity agreements,” …

5 Simple Ways to Breathe Life into a Relationship

The turning of a year seems to beg us to reevaluate, revitalize, and recommit. W…

4 Tips to Practice Acceptance during the Holidays

Some years ago I went with my parents to India, a place they had visited several…

Holiday Maintenance: Finding Peace Within

A great sage, Swami Prabhavananda, once said, “If the body is thought of as a bu…

Stop Playing the Blame Game

I often find it valuable to take commonplace sayings, or “rules” and, rather tha…

Who's Beneath Your Mask?

Each Halloween, people try to decide which costumes to wear and which …

Do your pets get more attention than your partner?: Love lessons from pets

If you’re like me, there are days when your “to do” list seems endless. This mor…

Keeping it "More Real" in the Labyrinth of Life

I recently led a group of older elementary school students through the experienc…

Honoring 9/11 By Reviewing Our Priorities

In honor of the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on America, I invit…

The Simple Mechanics of Intimacy

 Ever wonder where we get our intimacy skills and beliefs? It concerns me t…

Love School

 The Gottman Institute reports that the average couple waits six years befo…

The Short Road to Self-Mastery?

I received this response after my recent blog “Instant Reframe”: “My experi…

InnerFEARence

 I recently had the opportunity to take a “doors-off” helicopter ride aroun…

The Lenses Through Which We Believe

 We all know the concept of looking at the world through “rose-colored glas…

The Blessing of the "Instant Reframe"

 In February, my property on Maui, The Sacred Garden, was hit with a massiv…

A Journey in Listening

In honor of Mother’s Day and my own mother, who passed away of Lou Gehrig’s Dise…

Marriage on the Installment Plan

The recent conversations about same-sex marriage have got me thinking. Someone o…

How to Contact an Old Flame: Mindfully

One of the best things about the Internet is our ability to reconnect with old f…

A Simple Practice to Feel More Love In Your Life

Dear Eve,I’ve been in a few relationships, but I’m not sure if true love was eve…

Does Cheating Spell Doom for a Relationship?

Dear Eve,I have a friend who is planning to marry a guy she has been dating for …

Valentine’s Day: Don’t Seek Love, Be Love

So often when Valentine’s Day is approaching, we all start looking for signs of …

Cultivating Contagious Gratitude

When I walk through my plant nursery, The Sacred Garden, right after we have wat…

13 Choices We Must Make to Honor Love

The holidays—or as I like to call them, the holy-days—are upon us: a special sea…

Eve Eschner Hogan is a relationship specialist, and author of several books including The EROS Equation: A SOUL-ution for Relationships. In Real Love with Eve, she shares skills, principles, and tools for creating healthy, harmonious relationships—with friends, family, lovers, co-workers, and the world at large. Her uncommon approach to common sense will help you sail away from ego battles and into the calmer waters of real love. Learn more about Eve's Heart Path retreats at sacredmauiretreats.com.

Eve Hogan

Enlightening, Empowering, Innovative, Inspiring… Don’t Miss a Word!

Become a subscriber, or find us at your local bookstore, newsstand, or grocer.

Find us on instagram @SpiritHealthMag


1 (844) 375-3755
2017 Spirituality & Health MEDIA, LLC