Dear Valentine – All you need is love! Love, love!



It’s been a tough couple of years for many of us, with the strain and stresses of these extraordinary times affecting many aspects of our lives, including our relationships. This year, as Valentine’s Day approaches, you might be asking how you can rejuvenate your relationship in some special way. You may also be feeling the pressure to come up with the perfect gift that conveys your feelings for your partner.

I’ve been married to the same special someone for 34 years. This makes the challenge both more exciting and a little more difficult. I don’t want just a repeat of the same old Valentine’s routine. Should I take her out to dinner? Indulge in expensive chocolates? Buy her a dozen roses?

These “things” sound great. But shouldn’t this special celebration of love be more than just about “things”? How do I express the depth and breadth of this love in a way that truly honors it?   READ MORE….


Michael Lee, MA, Dip.Soc.Sci, Dip.T., C-IAYT, E-RYT 500 founded Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy in 1986.  He is a teacher, speaker, practitioner and author. His upcoming event accompanies this blog: Valentine’s Day Date Night for Couples. Online February 13th or 14th. Details.