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The Shadow Side of Tolerance

The Shadow Side of Tolerance
Before we jump right in, let's get on the same page with the terms, shadow side and light side.  Each provides a view set by beliefs we hold when s...

THE TRAP OF "GOOD-NESS" CURRENCY

THE TRAP OF "GOOD-NESS" CURRENCY
Have you ever found yourself in a position where you are aware of your own perfectionist or people-pleasing tendencies?  Watching yourself do waaay...

Get Happy, First

Get Happy, First
In 2020, the media has been "awful-ly" busy reporting the constant stream of negativity and sensationalizing to keep us attentive, uncertain and fe...

Give it UP

Give it UP
Everyday whether we know it or not we are telling the story of our lives.  This story gets told from several places: one is from the residue of our...

Four Uplifting Pieces to the Puzzle of Now

Four Uplifting Pieces to the Puzzle of Now
I've been practicing yoga and meditating for a long time now.  And in all honesty, all that really makes me, is an expert on myself.  I have made m...

THE MAGNIFYING GLASS OF COVID: THE 5 THINGS WE MUST LEARN TO EMBRACE

THE MAGNIFYING GLASS OF COVID: THE 5 THINGS WE MUST LEARN TO EMBRACE
Recently, I have been spending time after my meditation practice (and at random times during the day when I have a moment to sit outdoors), in cont...

THE ONLY WAY OUT, IS IN

THE ONLY WAY OUT, IS IN
Most of us have been in some form of lockdown for a good long while.  We have been given our orders to social distance, and have been told what is ...

The Top 5 Reasons Self-Honoring Choices Are So Powerful

The Top 5 Reasons Self-Honoring Choices Are So Powerful
As we find ourselves facing what could be the worst week in the Pandemic, you may find yourself spending more and more time in thoughts of fear, wo...

When Survival Gets Triggered, Go Back To These 4 Basics

When Survival Gets Triggered, Go Back To These 4 Basics
It’s pretty obvious, by the many photos of bare shelves in a multitude of stores across the country, that there is whole lot of survival instinct...

The Power of Posture on Immunity: Be a Quiet Mountain

The Power of Posture on Immunity: Be a Quiet Mountain
This post is a special addition to my monthly posts to help everyone out there gain greater access to boost immunity and feelings of confidence dur...

The Power of Listening to Your Own Voice

The Power of Listening to Your Own Voice
There are a lot of voices out there.  All clamoring for your attention.  Living in this age of 24/7 media is a gift but also can take its toll.  Th...

ARE YOU LOVED OR LOVING?

ARE YOU LOVED OR LOVING?
Here in the midwest, February is the perfect month for love, as all of us are ready for some warmth and comfort!  With Valentine's Day just around ...