Why we Need to Consciously, Intentionally Dive into Our Fears

Why we Need to Consciously, Intentionally Dive into Our Fears

What if instead of automatically giving into fear, we questioned it? Sought to figure out what it meant? What it referred to? What if when we thought we’d found the answer, we probed deeper? Inquired further? Most of what we think we fear is just an outward, external, physical manifestation of something that runs far deeper….

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Why Spirituality and the Journey of Self-Awareness Cannot be Forced

Why Spirituality and the Journey of Self-Awareness Cannot be Forced

Several months ago I had a conversation with someone about an article I wrote. It was about the first moment I realized I was beautiful. As we were talking, he asked me if I thought I could try to feel that again—if I could try to hold that knowing all the time. …

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How Every Single Moment of Our Lives Can be Part of Meditation

How Every Single Moment of Our Lives Can be Part of Meditation

Earlier today as I was walking, I watched a single brown leaf fall softly through the air.  My eyes lingered upon it throughout the entirety of its descent. It was delicate. Soft. Fluid. Graceful. “Being carried along by the wind” seems like a lovely way to describe it. The experience of watching it was….

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How to Think and Dream about the Future, while Appreciating Life Fully Right Now

How to Think and Dream about the Future, while Appreciating Life Fully Right Now

Repeat after me: “I don’t need to be anywhere other than where I am right now. I don’t need to be doing anything other than what I’m doing right now.” We tend to put a lot of pressure on ourselves. To do. To achieve. To pursue. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. We have responsibilities….

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You Get to Decide How You Live Your Life

You Get to Decide How You Live Your Life

Affirm after me: “My life keeps getting better and better. Everything will work out perfectly.” Say these words, repeat them, feel them. Meditate on them. Let them become your truth. Life is all about intent, perspective, and willingness. If…

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