Wisdom

Connecting With Gratitude

Gratitude practices are a lot more than listing out things you are grateful for. While that’s definitely a start, the gratitude practices that scientists measure are often a little more detailed than that. So if you haven’t been getting the results or it feels like they have become apathetic, here’s why. First the example with Read More

Falling into the Feminine

Today I want to talk about divine feminine energy. I don’t think I understood it until that last few years and it’s still unfolding for me. I’ve asked myself all kinds of questions about this. I’ve looked at a lot of the judgments I have about feminine energy and why. However, what I’ve experienced in Read More

Using Our Sovereign Archetype with Anxiety

When we are anxious or depressed, we usually feel like we’ve lost our power, our gusto and sometimes even our sanity. There may be many archetypes that can be creating anxiety depending on what’s happening in our lives and in the stories we started many years ago. However, there is one archetype that needs to Read More

Anxiety, Ritual and Ceremony

When I was doing podcasts for Inviting Shift, I did this one with one of my favorite humans, Lynn Trotta. She shared with us the magic of reducing our anxiety by including more ritual and ceremony in our lives. Whether you consider yourself religious, spiritual or none of the above, I think you’ll find ritual Read More

Setting Goals that Feel Rewarding

Goal-setting. Why do we make it so hard? Often because we’re doing what we think we’re supposed to do or expected to do. We don’t really tune into what we truly want – because no one really ever told us that those bold ideas we have are for us to explore. Instead we were told Read More

How can I love this?

When faced with fear, do you ever try to find a way to really love it? How about when faced with anger, sadness or shame? Can you find a way to love it? Let me ask you another question if you find these conflicting. Can you love someone else when they are experiencing these feelings? Read More

Is that Advice Helpful? Probably not.

Ever get advice that was intended well, and still is just, well, crap? We probably all have. Luckily we all have our own intuition about what is crap and what is helpful. Unluckily, we don’t always listen to ourselves. Even the best advice can be wrong.  Hear me when I say this. Even my (your, Read More

Faking it ‘Til You Make It, or Just Wearing Masks?

Good advice or lending to the inauthenticity of our mask-loving culture? Fake it ’til you make it. Since the very first time I heard this saying, something inside me cringed and cramped. I have had bouts of depression and people would tell me, “You just have to fake it ’til you make it.” Every time Read More

Holding Space for Yourself and Your Feelings On a Bad

Even the most positive, happy-go-lucky people have bad mood days. Today, as I write this, I’m experiencing a wave of failure, disappointment and sadness. This flood of emotion that has become familiar and less harsh with time and curiosity. I used to fear this wave. I believed it would sweep me up and take me Read More