Tag: self development

Looking at Your Life & Overcoming Conditioned Response

I was asked recently by a business coach to write an essay on why I feel I self-sabotage and other negative habits that sometimes keep me from being the best version of myself. You know… when we play small. I dig deep on these things… I encourage you to do the same because unless we become aware of why we do things, we are powerless to change them. I’m not saying we get past these things sometimes, but awareness helps us grow and I am here to grow! I am glad I have coaches that guide me to dig deep!

Day 7!! with 9 minutes to go, no need to be right and every reason to love more.

Here we are. The last day in a week commitment to blog about Aparigraha, or non-attachment. An aspect of non-coveting can be a form of the opposite. Generosity. I find, when we let go of the need to be attached to people, things, habits, ideas and more, that we become more giving. A world where

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Zen Life-Wisdom Inspired by Love, Masters of Meditation… and a squirrel

SQUIRREL!!! So many times in my life I’ve felt, acted, reacted and been overwhelmed with indecision. A lot like the embodiment of your friendly, neighborhood squirrel. Have you seen that meme about the road of life being paved with squirrels who couldn’t make a decision? In all honesty, decision making and discernment-of-choice have not actually

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Using Your Doubt to Strengthen Your Trust

We often see doubt as somehow failing ourselves or not being strong enough, etc. Shifting our awareness of Doubt, we begin to recognize that each time we truly embrace it, move through it, sit with it, love it as part of our journey… then we build more trust from within ourselves, for ourselves. We strengthen

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Seduction of Spirit: Wisdom Shared from my Meditation Retreat (even though I started writing this 5months ago!)

Along your spiritual journey certain themes play out within almost all wisdom traditions. Acceptance, detachment, surrender, faith, trust, allowing… these are some of the big ones for me.  Hearing these words, repeating them to myself … actually creates calm. The guidance of gurus, saints and sages often comes down to… simplicity.  Keep it simple.  Trust

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