Living with purpose doesn’t necessarily have to do with what career path you choose to follow. Purpose is extracted through our vital presence, which means we feel fully alive and connected not only to what we’re doing but how we’re being. Your purpose is to be you, 100%. Focus on being, not just doing, and […]
This is something I’ve been practicing lately, and it has been a healing practice (which means I bump into my issues and self-imposed limitations along the way): “Inhale who I am. Exhale who I am not.” If you’ve been telling yourself who you are for your whole life and it isn’t helping you move forward, […]
Of course, we don’t love what we’re healing from, but the healing process itself offers a smorgasbord of serendipities that include grace, mercy, joy, companionship, unconditional love, and authenticity. There’s something worth stumbling upon here. Here’s what I’m doing to heal consciously, with as much of those forgiving qualities as possible.
Maybe the greatest of my personal life truths has to do with the word “journey” itself. Isn’t this whole thing a journey, and how can we live by that, carrying it in our hearts so we don’t get crushed by failure or heartbreak? From my own travels with grief and growth, I have three lessons […]
How can you more fully step into the life you want for yourself, and others? The words we choose each day guide us into the mindset we want to live our lives by—if we’re mindful of them, anyway. So, this is what I have for you: 30 short daily affirmations that are easy to remember […]
Long story short, I survived. I made it through tragedy and terrible circumstance. I made it through the wars I waged in my own head. No matter how impossible it has felt to keep going, I have kept a light on inside because I am a survivor, not a victim. This affirmation is for my fellow […]
When our world comes crashing down and we come crashing down with it, we have a chance that others don’t have: we can only rise if we’ve fallen; we can only be reborn if we’ve known what it feels like to die inside. This is the story of the phoenix, and why I’m sharing these […]