There are some key relationships that tend to impact our life experience significantly more than others. The more commonly discussed ones are the relationships with parents. Less frequently discussed is our relationship with Source/God/Consciousness/(whatever describes your spiritual framework). This one, or the lack of one, decidedly influences the way we perceive the world and how … Continue reading Making Peace With Your Body (Energy Clearing)
Its been a long while since I posted anything on the blog. As my clients know, I often use this blog as a resource reservoir to provide them with tools and suggestions specific to their individual challenges. With over 170 posts, there is usually a little something useful for everyone. So I felt it was … Continue reading Making Room For A Higher Power.
Suffering, says Shinzen Young(a Buddhist teacher), is our pain multiplied by our resistance to the same. I feel this to be true. In Facing the Storms, I gave diverse examples of the benefits of stepping into uncomfortable feelings. With this post, I invite you to not only turn and meet the pain head on - … Continue reading From Suffering To Lightness – An EFT Script For Pain
When faced with a trying situation, ‘surrender’ is a common enough piece of spiritual advise that we give to ourselves or others. However, unless we have clarity on what this means to us, there is a danger of it being reduced to a meaningless cliche or a means of running from that which is inviting our … Continue reading What Does Surrender Mean To You?
Don’t argue with the pain. Don’t pretend away the discomfort. It is okay to be broken, conflicted, Today - in need of comfort. You are not obligated and bound To be upbeat and strong all the time. All that life asks of you Is that you take it as it comes Just one step at … Continue reading Poems: Don’t Argue With The Pain
There are two ways to argue with reality. One way is to wish that someone or something else were present instead of who or whatever is. That's the one we tend to consciously ruminate over. The one that fuels our hopes, dreams, and aspirations. Drives us to positive thinking, visualizations and manifestation attempts. Well used, … Continue reading On Fleeing From Our Personal Monsters
Welcoming all there is The turbulence, the churning The turning upside down Inside out Of what 'I' thought as ‘you’ Drawing it all Into the One embrace That finally dissolves All ideas of two That restful place Where the highest crests And the lowest troughs Return The steady, quiet, potent space From which once again … Continue reading Poems: 108 Words
Perhaps a deep rooted joy and peace does not lie in the pursuit of happiness, but in addressing the contributors to one's perception of unhappiness. Popular today are encouragements to think positive, happy and grateful thoughts. And if that comes easily and naturally, stay with that! However, there are many, myself included, who have discomfort with denying … Continue reading 16 Effective Ways To Dissolve Unhappiness
While we may be infinite beings having a human experience, this does not bestow upon us the legendary superpowers we seem to expect of ourselves. Superwoman Syndrome is a term I have coined to describe the unending attempt of women determined to be the 'perfect woman-homemaker-career woman- (personal preference)' all rolled into one. This is … Continue reading Superwoman – Would You Be Willing To Hang Up Your Cape?
If you are the kind that needs research to validate what common sense and your heart will tell you easily enough, then you may want to listen to Brene Brown's brilliant TED talk, 'The Power of Vulnerability'. Her research from hundreds of interviews led her to a breakdown and she went to her therapist and … Continue reading 11 Ways to Be Present to Another’s Vulnerability