Feeling Derailed? 5 simple steps for getting back on track!

We all have times where we’ve gotten off track or felt derailed.  We have all wandered from our original goal or intention. We feel frustrated by unclear priorities, or the ability of life’s circumstances to yank us off track and lull us in a different direction than we planned. What is most unproductive is wasting even …

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Purpose: The Completeness of Incomplete

These are the “things” remembered: the things that aren’t “things” at all.  The “unsubstantial” is in reality ALL that ever lasts. Sometimes my life feels like a long series of uncompleted thoughts and projects.  For instance, I love keeping journals but in many ways they just add to that feeling.  But I’m coming to realize …

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Self Trust: Staying True to Your Own Voice

How do we learn to trust ourselves more? How do we keep from getting gobbled up by everyone else’s opinions, beliefs, ideas and expectations?  How do we keep from losing confidence in our own voice, our own purpose by comparing ourselves to others goals and accomplishments?   What Does Self Trust Mean? Deepak Chopra uses …

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Your Authentic Spirit: Top 10 Symptoms of Disconnect

Sarah Ban Breathnach in her book, Something More once said, “The authentic self is the soul made visible.”  How can you tell if you are truly aligned with your Authentic Self, or as I call it, your Authentic Spirit?   Do You Feel Disconnected?   People can look completely successful outside, but feel depressed, unsatisfied, incongruent …

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Journaling as a Spiritual Practice

“Journaling is my quick moment out of time.  It seems a part of me must stay narrator in order to keep a higher perspective.  In order to realize it’s all just a story.  And a story I get to tell in whatever fashion I like.” I love the quiet of the early morning before my …

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Got Delight? Recapture Your Joy Now!

DELIGHT! DELIGHT! DELIGHT…I dare you to say it three times out loud and not feel lighter, more joyful, and free. Just the process of getting into the mindset to write this article has lifted me up to a higher plane. I have been feeling more inspired by just concentrating on the idea of writing about …

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The Past: Where the Present Finds Its Soul

“I’m feeling so aware of our movement through time. It cannot be caught and frozen or stopped with a rhyme.” It seems once we are past the middle of our timeline, awareness of it’s end becomes the backdrop of it’s ticking. Taking life for granted is a luxury of youth. They do not understand that …

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Love Day: Celebrate Its Many Facets

Finally, the day of the year that celebrates LOVE!!! I hope you find a million ways  to celebrate. Valentine’s Day, like all other holidays, is a mixed bag of fun and celebration, joy and consumerism; along with high expectations, disappointments, and loneliness. Is this a true representation of what love really is? No, but it …

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Making Inner Peace a Priority—when you don’t have time!

Women meditating

This morning I did an hour of meditation.  Finally got up early enough.  Finally put my attention where my intention has been for so long.  I feel calm and at peace.  I see that life can flow this way at all times.  I see this is the way I choose to live.  I see now …

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Self-Centered or Self-Actualizing? How can you be sure?

How do you know the difference between being self-indulgent and self-actualizing?  These questions come up all the time from clients.  They think if they take the focus off doing for others and put it on themselves—self reflection, self growth, self discovery—it means they are being selfish, especially women who have been so used to putting …

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