When you’re in rhythm with the universe, you feel good. You’re in a groove. You’re in alignment with your values and with others - feeling good about yourself, producing meaningful work, making good friends. However, life is messy and, in the messiness, your rhythm can be interrupted very quickly.
When it comes to finding stillness, I am a work in progress! Is anyone else feeling like the month of October is flying by? Sometimes I wonder if it’s my age or simply the pace of life that causes me to lose track of time. Whatever it is, I am trying to slow
I am one of those people who struggle with a deep need to be accepted by others. The worst part of it is that I want to be accepted by people who generally don't appreciate me. Most often, this leaves me in a cycle of feeling insecure (do they like me?), followed by
Since my last newsletter, I have been actively making time for joy as a way of shifting my energy from heavy (trauma healing) to light (feeling free). It has been uplifting and soul-affirming! Joy is being in the energy of your truth. It is a source of light that connects us to other
Emotional Habits: Part 3
Letting go of a familiar story is hard. But, if the story is holding you back from being your best self, then letting it go is the only way you can move forward. Old stories and emotional habits are often considered familiar and "safe". But, what exactly are they protecting you from?
Emotional Habits: Part 2
I have a tendency to over-react with anger when my kids don't listen. I don't want to do that anymore. I spent the last two weeks exploring the reasons for my anger. This week felt like a walk in the valley of darkness.
Emotional Habits: Part 1
The pandemic brought up a lot of difficult emotions for me and ultimately raised the question about whether my emotional habits are serving my purpose to live authentically. After some consideration, I realized that a few of my emotional habits are harmful and, in fact, they are getting in the way of my
Curiosity is the playground within your heart where your creative spirit is free to explore joy and wonder. After years of playing it safe in my life, it felt really good to embody my curiosity and play with the idea of writing and creating a book. The process was scary at first, but
Over the last two weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the events in my life that have caused tremendous pain and the times when I have been called to forgive. The memories and conversations brought up a range of emotions along with the realization that I still have a lot of
In life, we often stumble, fall, and mess up. This is what it means to be human. Unfortunately, however, for many of us, we learn that falling is weakness and making a mistake is shameful. These social labels or "standards" make it very difficult for people to embrace their humanness.