It is too much energy to be afraid. Hiding from others, hiding from our problems, and hiding from ourselves is exhausting work. When we think about it, what is so intimidating about facing reality? The worst thing that can happen to us is that we expose our vulnerabilities; the best thing that can happen to… Continue reading Nothing to Fear
How To Not: Make Emotional Decisions
Decision-making seems like such a basic skill. However, we sometimes do not think things all the way through. The results can be catastrophic or at least cause a setback if we make decisions while we are emotional. Our brains actually function differently when it is overwhelmed with negative emotions such as fear, frustration, anger, anxiety,… Continue reading How To Not: Make Emotional Decisions
Personal Peace is a Super Power
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MilgVZ5EA98 There are a lot of things that we are taught during the early years of our lives under the guise that they are important to know for our success as human beings. However, I can’t remember the last time an algebraic formula saved my life. I would have appreciated a class on “How to… Continue reading Personal Peace is a Super Power
Heart Be Healed. From Pain to Empowered.
You are stronger now and you can choose not to hurt anymore. Whatever it is that you’ve been through doesn’t have power over you as of now. Decide that this is the moment that you will embrace the freshness of the day, and allow your heart, spirit and mind to be healed by a Power… Continue reading Heart Be Healed. From Pain to Empowered.
Be Yourself. No Permission Needed.
https://youtu.be/200IpGDSYBM Think of the years that have been wasted attempting to modify who you are in hopes that you will be more acceptable to others. We don’t like to admit that we do this. In fact, if anyone asks us we’re prone to deny it and respond with some cliché statement like, “I don’t really… Continue reading Be Yourself. No Permission Needed.
Do Yourself a Favor. Worry Less.
We tend to think about the things we want to do. This makes sense, especially when you’re a goal-oriented visualization enthusiast who understands the importance of seeing it before you get there. However, we also have to consider the things we need to do less of. What is it for you? Eat less? Sleep… Continue reading Do Yourself a Favor. Worry Less.
On My Mind Now: A Formula for Personal Peace
Right now I am thinking about peace. But not the world peace type. More of the being able to remain peaceful even while doing things I don’t really want to do type. See, I just finished working out. I didn’t like it. Some people get all pumped up about hitting the gym and are genuinely… Continue reading On My Mind Now: A Formula for Personal Peace
Don’t Tell Me to BREATHE
My life was so busy, that I was forgetting to breathe. I was doing more of a low-grade hyperventilation as my stress and anxiety were propelling my legs and flailing my arms in whatever direction it seemed would alleviate the moment’s tension. That’s not living. Unless you’re a chicken with her head cut off. And… Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to BREATHE
Off The Mat Into The Fiery World
I’ve come to the conclusion that it is better to do something, anything – take some action, any action, rather than do nothing at all for too long. Yes, there are times when we need to listen to that inner voice and simply be still. But if we’re still all the time then we won’t… Continue reading Off The Mat Into The Fiery World
Important Components to Discovering Our Purpose and Self
Wouldn’t we like to be at a place in our development where no matter what happens around us we are able to maintain a state of peace and balance? This is a possibility for us, through knowing who we are, what we are capable of and devoting ourselves to a daily practice of prayer and… Continue reading Important Components to Discovering Our Purpose and Self