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The Hidden Meaning of Our Emotions

How do you respond in the face of uncertainty? What emotions come up for you when life doesn’t seem to be going your way? For many of us, these things can send us into a tailspin of emotions like fear, anxiety, worry, disappointment, and frustration. These emotions are natural but they often become overwhelming and […]

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The Practice of Surrender

The struggle is real when we resist the process unfolding in our lives. There is something infinitely wise working its magic behind the scenes. Most of the time we find ourselves disconnected from this, caught in a battle within our own mind and body. I think this comes from wanting things our way. Wanting things […]

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The Medicine of Unconditional Love and Personal Responsibility

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Before I started learning how to love myself, self-care was very difficult for me. I couldn’t even seem to manage the simple things like drinking enough water, brushing my teeth at least once a day, showering regularly and making sure I got enough sleep every night. I knew these things were good for me but […]

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Unconditional Love and the Grace of Fall

Have you ever repeated the same mistake or painful behavior over and over again before you were ready to change? It’s easy to be hard on ourselves or to collapse under feelings of disappointment, failure and self-judgment during these times. Maybe you are experiencing some of these emotions right now? Maybe you are not living […]

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There Is Nothing Wrong With You

                  “The innocent mistake that keeps us caught in our own particular style of ignorance, unkindness, and shut-downness is that we are never encouraged to see clearly what is, with gentleness. Instead, there’s a kind of basic misunderstanding that we should try to be better than we […]

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Three Conscious Breaths Can Change Your Life

  Our breath is one of the greatest gifts that we have been given and our most powerful resource. It was given to us for free at our birth and waits for us to pay attention to it all of our lives. Our breath carries oxygen, consciousness and awareness to all of the cells of […]

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The Value of Meditation In Our Lives

We don’t have to look far to find suffering and confusion. If you are like me, it can feel overwhelming and heart breaking to watch the news or engage with the larger world. We live in an age where we are flooded with information. So much of this information can feel polarizing, confusing, or downright […]

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Practices For Working with the Stress in Our Lives

  In my last post I talked a about how our nervous system is biologically hardwired to deal with stressful situations. I would like to dive deeper into this physiological response in order to share why it is so important for us to practice methods for retraining our mind. When our brain is alerted to […]

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Tools For Transformation – Gratitude

Begin NOW If you are anything like me then you probably spend a lot of time thinking about how life will be better when… We all fill in that blank in our own way but the point is that, when usually continues to stretch itself out beyond our grasp and we move through our days […]

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