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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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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When spirit leads, you are boundless. Life feels expansive.   When ego leads, it grasps for certainty. Its stories are its shield – and your barrier. Ego’s stories don’t have to be true or comforting. They just have to be familiar. This is how one stays in situations that no longer serve.  Reclaim your expansion through rejecting [...]

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As a whole, society loves predictability.  It loves to set a pace with boxes to check in a specified order.  As a result, it promotes the concept of “too late.” Too late to get married, to take up a new hobby, to have kids, to go back to school, to switch careers, and so on. [...]