One of the greatest struggles you may ever face is the challenge to love yourself just as you are. To some it comes easier, but for many of us it’s not a piece of cake (though it can bring so much sweetness into our lives, if we just vow to keep showing up for ourselves). […]
I think joy is more than a choice; it’s the current flowing beneath everything. The choice is really whether to tap into joy and connect, or to remain disconnected (the former is usually a conscious choice, while the latter is usually an unconscious one). Here are four simple ways we can embody the spirit of […]
Learning is a gift, even when pain is our teacher. If we seek to keep learning no matter the circumstance, circumstances start to present to us the possibility of expansion, which tends to be more helpful than the constriction and suffocation of suffering. Try leaving more room in your life to breathe, remaining teachable and […]
I chose these suffering quotes because they highlight the fact that we must go through a process of transformation to get to where we want to be; we don’t just end up there by chance. If you’re battling negative thoughts or a painful past, I invite you to look at your current situation a little […]
If you want to know how to make yourself happy, check in with your day-to-day habits, patterns, preferences, activities, and choices. The slightest shift in another direction, one good-feeling thought, and a single moment of heightened awareness carries the potential to carry you into more joyous territory. Don’t discount the “little” things.
Sit with your discomfort, and you’ll see what lies underneath those uncomfortable feelings. Every emotion is a guide, pointing you to self-discovery and the kind of life you want to be living. When good things are falling apart, and you need a little more light, consider what healing lies above and beyond the immediate and […]
What might happen if you let go of some of those things you intuitively know are weighing you down? Would you have more room to breathe, more space for spontaneous helping? Perhaps you could more wholly enjoy the present. I’ve learned that there’s surely always something worth letting go on the path of evolving consciousness; […]