Celebrate Your Strength: Self Compassion and Love

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“Your job is not to seek for love, but to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be hard on yourself? The inner child buried deep inside of us stores words of criticism from parents, teachers and peers. […]

The Power of Vulnerability: 10 Life Lessons

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Up until the last few years, I had rejected the idea of allowing myself to be vulnerable, if even on a subconscious and cellular level. From a young age, I had managed to push down any vulnerability or sensitivity I had in me for my own psychic survival. Looking back I realize that I suffered […]

Last Years New Years; Message Moving Into Stillness – The Peace Within

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This is not my New Years message for 2012 (still a work in progress), but rather a reiteration of my message from 2011. Sort of like reading a favorite book over and over again because it makes sense and always feels good to do so. Perhaps rereading reminds us of what we deeply desire, provides […]

The Rats in the Tunnel

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There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Intuitively, we all know this. Even when it’s hard to find, we know it’s there somewhere–somewhere just beyond the bend, somewhere within reach. Finding the light isn’t the hardest part of life’s journey. It’s dealing with what’s hiding in the tunnel that’s incredibly difficult. What […]