Emotions are Helpful Messengers

Emotions are Helpful Messengers

Why is it that so many of us are uncomfortable feeling our emotions? We distract ourselves, focus our energy on other people’s business, or numb ourselves with food, substances, work or television to stay out of feeling what is going on inside of us…

Hoping Others Will Change?

Hoping Others Will Change?

Do you believe that others will change in ways that will make you feel better? Do you hold out hope, even when the other person's behavior isn't fundamentally different? Perhaps you look for the tiniest shred of evidence that something has changed, and then hang onto that for days, weeks, months or even years?

Taking Our Power with Us

Taking Our Power with Us

Why do we often feel we have no power when we leave a person, job or situation? When we feel the leave-taking isn’t of our own making, we can tell ourselves and others how we were no longer wanted, made wrong in our efforts, taken advantage of, misunderstood or otherwise rejected…

Letting Go of Relationships

Letting Go of Relationships

Why is it so hard to let go of some relationships? Do we feel like we won’t be whole without the other person in our lives? Perhaps we are concerned what others will think of us if we walk away? Maybe we think we are not capable without the other person and we need them to…

Time Is NOT my Terrorist

Time Is NOT my Terrorist

For years, I never felt like I had enough time. I would watch anxiously as my calendar filled up with more than I had time to do. I would feel exhausted with the heavy responsibility that weighed on my mind about getting it all done…

Why Raise your Vibration?

Why Raise your Vibration?

What is the point of focusing on raising your energetic vibration? What does that even mean? Think of your vibration as the emotional quality that you are experiencing in each moment. When you feel the emotion of powerlessness, your vibration is much lower than when you feel the emotion of joy…

What's with the Chaos Around Us?

What's with the Chaos Around Us?

Why does it feel like the world around us is getting worse? Politically, economically, environmentally, socially, so much is shifting and changing. What if the crumbling of these systems simply reflects the old breaking down while the new is emerging…

When Consent is Not Given

When Consent is Not Given

Why is it that so many of us have weak boundaries about what is and isn’t OK with us? Are we aware of what is happening or are we unconscious of our inconsistency? Is it simply a matter of knowing what to do when these boundaries are crossed by others…

Do Prayers Make a Difference?

Do Prayers Make a Difference?

What are your beliefs about prayer? Is it our way of asking God for favors? Is it only something religious people do or have access to? Is prayer just as effective for ourselves as it is when we use it for others? When we pray, what do we focus on? Do we focus on what we don't yet have? Are we asking God/Goddess/Universe to fill the 'gap' between what we have and what we want…

Faith As A Creative Tool

Faith As A Creative Tool

What are your beliefs about 'faith'? Is it something only the righteous get to experience? Only those tied to an organized religion? Does it make any kind of difference to use 'faith' in our day to day lives…

Who Do I Listen to In Here?

Who Do I Listen to In Here?

Which of your inner voices do you believe and follow? The voice of doom and gloom? The one that says everything will work out fine? The one that alerts you to be careful? We each have a variety of voices inside our minds that take different positions and tell us different stories...

Hidden Beliefs Reduce Choices

Hidden Beliefs Reduce Choices

Our beliefs create our reality—literally! If we don't know which beliefs are true for us, we create our lives unconsciously not understanding why we experience life's ups and downs…