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Are You Embracing Your Gifts, Talents and Passion or Are You Playing Small?

  Last week, I talked about shadows. Your shadows are those parts of yourself you have deemed unacceptable. Your shadow, your dark side or repressed part, contains all the parts of yourself that you resist, dislike, or try to hide. You often deny these parts of yourself. You have probably made it mean there was something wrong with you if you have these qualities.   That is for both your greatness and your weaknesses.     So this week, I’ll share how you can be hiding Read More

You Spot It, You Got It

  I love shadow work. Shadow work changed my life and focus. Doing my shadow work freed me to be more forgiving, to open me to a bigger world and the possibilities it offers, and to be more accepting.   I love teaching about it.   Your shadows are those parts of yourself you have deemed unacceptable. Your shadow, your dark side or repressed part, contains all the parts of yourself that you resist, dislike, or try to hide. You often deny these parts of yourself. You probably Read More

Are You Looking For The Goodness All Around You?

  The quickest way to understand and live your purpose is to ask if you’re thinking in loving ways.   Loving ways are lead from your heart. Open to give and receive. For instance, you share kindness, devotion, and selfless service. It feels good to you and to those that receive it.     When you are sharing your gifts, it’s from genuine love and passion of what’s true for you.   Think about people you admire that are on fire, living their truth and Read More

What Do You Need to Improve Your Outlook For Your Life?

  My first reaction to improve my outlook would be that I don’t need to hear about what’s happening with national politics.   I know intellectually that I should do things that fill my soul and limit things that don’t. Yet, I continue to read the papers. The good part, is I don’t watch the news.   So maybe, you are like me, maybe not over the same item, but it is important to realize what is controlling you rather than you creating the life you Read More

How Are You Settling Instead of Living Your Dreams?

  Are you a dreamer?   I am. I believe in possibilities.   I didn’t always understand how it works. Growing up I thought the harder I worked, the more I would achieve and have in my life. But, there was a cost, it was exhausting. I was focused on doing and achieving so there was never peace or satisfaction because there was always more, or someone doing something better than I was.   Finally, after breaking apart from what I thought was the right way to do life, I Read More

How Can You Use February, The Month of “LOVE,” To Have A Life You Love?

  Think about how you can use the calendar as an opportunity to awaken to the life you want. January is the starting again month. February is a time to tell those we love how much they matter to us, it even has a special day to share this love. March brings in new growth, springtime.   Allow structures such as the yearly calendar or seasons to show you ways to bring freshness to your life. It can help pick up your spirits and allow you to see with new eyes.   The older we Read More

3 Tips To Being Conscious of Your “Ways of Being” To Live More Peacefully

  As you think about planning your day, or week or year, what do you use to guide you?                     Is it habit?         Big rocks?           Purpose?         Values?   How could being conscious of your decisions or ways of being help you live the life of your dreams?                                     Here are 3 tips that could help make choices that align with you and provide more peace and joy in your Read More

Your Happily - Ever - After Starts Today

  I don’t need to tell you that health is important because you already know and believe it! But, do you live it?   Your health affects your mood, your choices and your ability to play with your grandkids.   Make a decision today to maintain good health as you age, and to live a healthy, adventurous life.   Your first step?   Define what that looks like for you!   Look at the stories you are telling yourself. “I’m feeling old and decrepit,” Read More

Choosing A Lighter Path to 2018

  For many people, 2017 was a dark year. But, the nice part about darkness, light follows.   Just like each night falls to the rising sun in the morning.     2017 is over.   For many, there is gratitude and hope for something more. Although for many people, there are reruns after reruns of the darkness instead of making a new story or a new chapter for 2018.   Think about your 2017. What caused you darkness, sadness or frustration? You don’t want to Read More

Leave Behind Any Refusal To Be Pinned Down

  I know one of the gifts most retirees speak of is the freedom this time of life gives them. So as you begin thinking about the life you want in 2018, there can be resistance to “planning” for it or “needing” to decide what that will look like. You don’t want to be pinned down.   Yet, one of the things I know for sure is that without a vision, people perish. Your life becomes a drift. And before you know it, you have ended in destinations that were not what you intended, Read More