When we struggle, when we are churning in our upset, we believe the churning is who we are. Waking up means we recognize that this happens and are willing to believe that we are never limited but this energy trying to dance with us now IS very limited. Let’s use all of our struggle for… …Read More »
Hello, self-judgment, awkwardness, ego-stories, defendedness… do you have any of those? We can spend 30, 40, 80% of our daily energies in this space.
I find that most of us move in and out of these energies every day… it’s just that most of us don’t go around advertising this 😉
You are not your reactions. You are not your stories. Your embarrassed, wrong sensations about yourself? Don’t judge them as YOU.
You are not your thoughts.
You are not lost. Please, please stop saying you are. You are right here. I can see you. You’re alright and it’s going to be okay. Yes, this is a bump. It might feel scary right now. It might feel like things are spinning out. It’s okay, deep breath. Things are changing. You are… …Read More »
Our ego loves to rule the roost. It loves to call you either an achievement a failure. It knows your fears and regrets, and it knows exactly the images to conjure to create your suffering. Learning to quiet the ego is a practice like anything else. Just like how you learned to ride a… …Read More »
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an alarm bell that would ring every time we got caught spinning on the wheel of suffering? An alarm loud enough to wake us up, complete with flashing lights and a disco ball. Plus a loudspeaker announcement: Alert! alert! You are spinning again. Please stop! Exit the wheel!… …Read More »
Your journey goes in a crooked little line, not a perfectly straight one. It’s full of twists and turns and this gives you lots of curves and squiggles and I love that about you. But sometimes you get confused about the straight vs squiggle thing. When bad things happen, you greet them with some degree… …Read More »
Do you ever notice how, when you’re feeling down or a little stressed, your mind can go nuts with upsetting thoughts and stories? It will start up those Greatest Hits — the old stories about difficult friends, embarrassing things that happened, the ways you felt let down… and before you know it, what was a… …Read More »
There are stories we carry around in our hearts about getting help, many of them warped by what happened before. Some of us are carrying these stories forward, expecting more of the same, and because of this we don’t easily allow ourselves to receive support. But we might not realize that receiving help is directly… …Read More »
Today we will follow our bliss. We are bold and courageous and we will not give our energy to Don’t, Can’t, or Won’t. Today we choose to invest in the places which feel good, where the vibes are all lit up and it feels effortless and fun. We will follow that sparkling feeling, we will follow… …Read More »
Do you prepare for happiness? Think about all the ways you prepare for things in your life. What do you notice yourself preparing for? You prepare for what you’re going to say to this person about that thing that happened. Or how you’re going to tell the people you can’t do that thing you said… …Read More »