All You Need is L-O-V-E

The Beatles said it and so did Dave Matthews..All you need is love. If there was only one factor in my B.A.L.A.N.C.E model that I would wish all people have- it would be the “N,” which stands for nurturing relationships.

If you really think about it, everything that we do, we ultimately do for love. We work harder so that we can support the people we love. We buy shiny cars, flashy clothes, expensive hair cuts, so that people might love us more. At the end of the day, that’s all we want, it is all we really need. L-O-V-E

What can you do today to cultivate L-O-V-E in your life?

Dr. Colleen Long is the author of “Happiness in B.A.L.A.N.C.E,” and practices in the Los Angeles area under the supervision of Dr. Richard Oelberger (PSY22186) . Dr. Long works mainly from a positive psychology framework as it applies to addiction, depression, relationships,  body image and weight loss. Her website can be found at All public speaking/media event requests handled through FreudTV (