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The world doesn’t care about you. You may walk on eggshells but the world doesn’t care. Don’t hide behind a flimsy manicure —  you are you — and the world doesn’t care. When you let…

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It’s been a while since I wrote anything. Somebody with whom I shared this blog with responded with a comment that had me questioning whether or not I was over-sharing or being too vulnerable. The…

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We all want to believe that we are in control of our lives, to some extent. We may not have it all figured out just yet but we want to feel that we are running…

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You might know the analogy of the fish that doesn’t know its swimming in water. The idea is because the fish only knows what it is to exist in water, having not experienced what it…

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I am again waking up to the realization of just how dissociated I am to my masculine energy. I became aware of this extreme dissociation about a month ago (although it goes back years) but the…

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You cannot fail if you just show up. Remember what Woody Allen said: 80% of success is just showing up. Sure, you can not get the result you wanted but you showed up, you went…

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I see it all the time. That look. I used to think it was just me. That only I provoked it. Have to go and talk to someone you don’t know? Someone you don’t know…

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I had been doubting myself and this blog over the last few days. I feel really exposed and vulnerable like I’m saying too much, being too personal. I feel like I am committing social suicide….

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It’s funny how sometimes we tend to avoid the very thing that will bring us relief or the best return on our investment. This is particularly poignant when it comes to matters of spirituality and…

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Why is it so hard to be present sometimes? If you struggle with heavy anxiety, it can seem next to impossible to be present in the moment, especially in situations that trigger that anxiety, like…

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For so long I have struggled to let go of my sense of Self. Maybe that’s not even possible! But traditional spirituality would say otherwise. In fact, spirituality and all major spiritual traditions point to…

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Likely the biggest obstacle for me on my spiritual journey is putting down my ego. The ego: the greatest source of human misery and triumph in our lifetime. For me, my ego has been a…

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Why is it that some people see the glass as half-empty while others see it as half-full? Why do some of us have a predisposition towards finding the negative in a situation while others see…

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I’m feeling anger and frustration around the dating culture today, what I might presume to call the “nature of the game”, which I don’t believe but I see it all around me. I’m annoyed with…

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I went to a service today that facilitates being in a sensory deprivation tank, otherwise known as floating, and believe I experienced a greater separation between mind and awareness. I used the question “where is my…

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Self-love is the basis of any true fulfillment in terms of having and being. When we do the opposite of self-love which, in extreme terms, is self-hatred, the effect is to deny ourselves the feelings…

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In the last post, we looked at the reason behind our apparent self-sabotage: we do it because, at its core, it has a positive intent. We talked about learning to associate pain to our self-sabotaging…

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In a recent video I watched, Tony Robbins talks about self-sabotage and how it’s the goal of our behavior to give ourselves a positive intent. So in anything we do, whether it can be perceived…

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I spent some time meditating last night. I kept asking myself “where is my attention?”. Asking myself this question re-aligns my focus and draws my attention even more inward. That can be a tough question…

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I’ve started to practice doing Body Scans as a way to reconnect to my emotions and bring more awareness to my body. We store our emotions in our bodies – sometimes, and quite commonly, for…

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The words we say to ourselves have power. If we say them enough, we start to believe them and our mind and bodies start to move towards making them real. This is a double-edged sword…

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Life is precious. Time is precious. It’s not important that you have everything perfect before you can be happy. What’s important is living life now, happily, heartfully, embracing and enjoying what you do have, the…

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I started a journal today as a way to clarify my direction in life, where I want to go. I credit this article on Tiny Buddha by Henri Junttila as the inspiration for sitting down…

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