Can Anger Be Our Friend?

Can Anger Be Our Friend?

Most of us think anger is a problem - and it can be if we are not in right relationship to the energy of anger. In our western culture, few of us were taught how to allow and express our anger - or any emotions - in a healthy and responsible ways...

Time As My Terrorist

Time As 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. Friends would call, and I would be abrupt and

Disrupting Beliefs About Aging

Disrupting Beliefs About Aging

Since childhood, we have seen our grandparents, parents, and other people close to us grow old.  Our experiences are full of people becoming frail, their mind weakening, memory gradually impaired, their eyesight and hearing diminished. Then, one day, right in front of our ...

Money is not my safety and freedom

Money is not my safety and freedom

Growing up with parents who were children of the 1920’s depression era taught me that money didn’t grow on trees, was hard to come by, took incredibly hard work to attain, could be taken away in the blink of an eye, and that only a few lucky ones ever ‘made’ it financially...

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

Saying No to What We Don't Want

Saying No to What We Don't Want

Why is so hard to take care of ourselves when we get what we don’t want - an experience, a conversation, or a situation that we didn’t ask for, invite, or desire in any way...

Unblocking Our Abundance

Unblocking Our Abundance

What is it that keeps us from feeling as abundant as we would like? Abundance in the areas of our finances, pleasure, relationships, recognition, contribution or health, can often be hard to come by or feel just out of reach leaving us stuck or blocked...

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...

Getting the Help We Need

Getting the Help We Need

What keeps us from asking for help when we need it? So many of us have learned we have to do everything ourselves – how did that happen? As humans, we hate to feel helpless and yet so many of us learned that we could only get what we needed from other people which can have us feel dependent and out of control...

Why is Responsibility So Heavy?

Why is Responsibility So Heavy?

What beliefs do you hold around 'responsibility'? Does responsibility mean duty and obligation? Are only 'adults' responsible? Is responsibility a burden? An honor? Are we only honorable when we take responsibility? Do you feel satisfaction after doing something 'responsible’? Does it make you a good person when you 'take responsibility' for others?