happy woman smiling Imagine inviting a guest to your home. However, upon their arrival, you lock the deadbolt.  This is the relationship many of us have with joy. We say we want more. We try to attain it. Yet, the incessant striving is a barrier to actually experiencing it. Consequently, we miss the ways in [...]

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closeup of plotting woman When you feel wronged, payback seems like a reasonable response. Unfortunately, it diverts the powerful energy of focused intention.  Instead of channeling all your energy to your progress, some goes towards your opponent’s downfall.  Whatever goal you ultimately reach will be a much lesser version of what could have been. Their [...]

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thumb and index finger tugging on loose thread In times of uncertainty, the mind will use its imagination to spin the most miraculous tales. Unfortunately, if ego is running the show, those tales result in more worry than wonder. To counter the discomfort, the ego will then construct a narrative that it can cling to. [...]

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stitching material while wearing a gold thimble It is easy to point at and judge another’s transgressions. While dissecting another’s behavior can be interesting and possibly enlightening, most often it is little more than a temporary distraction. What is more challenging is to look within. Though your own behavior may or may not be as [...]

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(woman holding hand to ear) Listening is one of the greatest offerings possible.  When someone wants to share their joy, it amplifies the celebration.  When someone needs to unload a burden, it offers refuge. Listening is holding space for someone’s being in whichever way they show up. It’s a compassionate act of acceptance. Being heard is [...]

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