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Self Reflection

Self reflection is an interesting topic, which seems logical on the surface and deeper once pondered upon.  In my experience with self and others, I have noticed that many people fail to employ self reflection in their daily life.  Please note, I do not bring this up as a means to shame others or point …

On Being Resilient

Wouldn’t it be nice if life was relatively calm and smooth without too many surprises?  I could certainly use fewer challenges.  The truth is that no matter who you are or what you do, life is not always easy.  Some people are required to overcome challenge after challenge, which makes the endeavor to maintain adaptive …

The Tao of Self

Ever wonder what life is all about?  In a nutshell, life is all about self.  Within the self are beliefs, attitudes, motivations, experiences, and so on.  Probably the most important attribute of self is destiny – your purpose for being on this earth.  A person with a firm grasp on purpose does not need to …

Surrender and Strength

Throughout life, we spend time learning what will and will not bring us harm.  We learn to steel ourselves against inevitable pain.  Many retreat when faced with uncertainty.  It is natural to shrink back from the unknown.  However, strength does not come from avoidance.  Rather, strength comes from pushing forward and seeking more.  Additionally, abundant …

When You Know the World is Yours

When I work with others, more often than not, I work with creative people who struggle with mainstream living.  Although, I find all people and beings fascinating and worthy of abundant living.  The thing is when your intuition is high and you can perceive truth through thought, life is intense.  Every moment, vocal inflection, movement, …

The Power of Shame

Shame is a great motivator.  Unfortunately, the motivation that comes from shame is usually negative.  Shame begins in childhood when caregivers work to motivate children’s behaviors.  As we grow, shame becomes a part of our self talk and a means that others can use to control us.   Instead of using shame, I think we should …

Side Stepping

The words “side stepping” can mean many things.  The words can also hold a negative or positive meaning.  In the context I am writing about, side stepping is a tool.  You see, as an empath, I have difficulty separating my feelings and emotions from the feelings and emotions of others.  There are times that I …