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
As is mostly the case, my feelings of "not enough" stemmed from my childhood. Looking back, I had an idyllic childhood. We always had enough. We had our own home, a swimming pool, plenty of food, annual vacations. But my mother was very, er, thrifty, to put it mildly. In my younger years, I was … Continue reading You ARE Enough! Never Settle
The best (and worst) thing that happened to me was when I read the words, "You are responsible for everything that has happened in your life up until now." I remember everything about that moment 17 years ago. It was a beautiful summer's day and I was sitting in an office working at a job … Continue reading The Best (and Worst) Day of My Life