Living through enough, we all come to this understanding: No matter what path we choose, there will always be conflict to negotiate. If we choose to avoid all conflict with others, we will eventually breed a poisonous conflict within ourselves. Likewise, if we attend to our inner lives, who we are will, sooner or later, … Continue reading The Friction of Being Visible
I am ready! I am ready to take my business to a new level. I am ready to step into success. I am ready to be financially independent. All my life I've suffered from a fear of failure. Except I didn't recognize the signs: Self-sabotage - for example, procrastination or a failure to follow through … Continue reading I Am Ready! Ready to Succeed and Kick Failure to the Curb
Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller coaster. The ride has its own logic and is going to go its own way, regardless of how tightly you grip the bar. There is a thrill and a power in simply surrendering to the ride and … Continue reading The Answer to Control is Practicing Surrender
We were born with only one obligation - to be completely who we are. Yet, how much of of our time is spent comparing ourselves to others? This is encouraged by our elders as necessary in the pursuit of excellence. I can still hear my mother's voice, "Why can't you be more like ______ ?" … Continue reading We Were Born With Only One Obligation
I do my grocery shopping every two weeks and I usually have to make 2 trips to carry all the grocery bags from the car to my townhouse. This involves walking up quite a few stairs to get to my front door. On one of these grocery days, I didn't feel up to making the … Continue reading All Fall Down!
There is a Buddhist tenet that asks us to be aware of how rare it is to find ourselves in human form on Earth. This is a really beautiful view of life that gives us the chance to feel enormous appreciation for the fact that we are here as individual spirits filled with consciousness, doing … Continue reading There is Only NOW
When life changes unexpectedly, as it has this year, it’s easy to lose touch with yourself and, worse, fall out of love with who you are. 2020 has proven to be one of the most challenging years that many people have experienced in their lifetime. You may have found yourself caught up in the dreariness … Continue reading Love Yourself: Find the Best Version of Yourself During a Pandemic
I grew up with the kind of religious belief that almost everything I thought, said or did was a sin, and that everything that went wrong in my life was a punishment for all the things I thought, said or did. I was so afraid of being punished for doing the 'wrong' thing, that I … Continue reading Is Fear Paralyzing You?
Everything we've experienced in our life so far, has given us the strength to separate from what no longer serves us. The past can hold treasured memories, but thinking about it isn't helpful when it's not positive, especially when it keeps us chained to the past. Because repetitive thinking about upsetting past events can intensify … Continue reading Letting Go of the Past and Set Yourself Free
Releasing the chains that bind you is a gift you give yourself. Limiting beliefs that were bestowed upon you by people from your childhood. They are NOT your beliefs. The shackles are falling to the ground. You feel the weight lifted. Forgiveness is the gift you give yourself. To be free completely comes with some … Continue reading Release the Chains That Bind You