If you think you need to earn your actual desires, you’re putting miles, years, between you and fulfillment. So many of of us don’t even give ourselves permission to want what we want. This is the great tragedy of a malnourished spirit.
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the initiated woman has bled. she’s bled from poor decisions that sliced her esteem wide open; and from unguarded boundaries being obliterated; and she’s bled willingly because that’s what you do when people you love are anemic or have been hit by life — you give them your blood. Here, I have lot’s, it’s fresh
e·qua·nim·i·ty –noun mental or emotional stability or composure, esp. under tension or strain; calmness; equilibrium. Origin: aequ, even, plain, equal + anim, mind, spirit, feelings Synonyms: serenity, self-possession, aplomb. Antonyms: panic, disquiet, discomposure, agitation. GOT BOUNDARIES? Self respect. Not suffering fools. Not throwing pearls before swine. Being seen, heard, felt. Speaking up for yourself. Original
Are you… girlfriend, or lover? husband, or partner? teacher, or trainer? leader, or director? decorator, or designer? advisor, or counselor? blogger, or writer? crafter, or artist? What you call yourself matters. Words send signals, labels are magnetic. Your soul deserves accuracy. MedicinalMarzipan recently asked me: You distinguish yourself as a writer vs. blogger, can you
“When you’re depressed, nothing matters. When you’re sad, everything does.” – Gloria Steinem, via @spiver, aka Susan Spiver, author of The Wisdom of a Broken Heart “So you’re feeling a sense of hopelessness,” the therapist said to me. “No, I’m feeling despair,” I clarified. “Same thing. You’re feeling hopeless,” she came back. “Nooo, I don’t
In one form or another, I’ve been asked this question a few hundred times: What’s the secret to success? Variations: What’s the single most important thing you’ve learned on your journey? What’s your key piece of advice for meaningful livelihood? What’s the greatest cause of failure? How do we overcome fear? What’s your pearl of
I’ve looked at love from both sides now From give and take, and still somehow It’s love’s illusions I recall I really don’t know love at all – Joni Mitchell Dogma comes in all kinds of packaging — usually just the right size to fit our insecurities and blind spots. The Greeks defined it as,
Why do we give? Why do we hold back? What does it mean to give freely? When we give of ourselves, what are we giving? Can you give too much? Too much…love? GIVING: Part 1 in a potentially endless series In this segment, I’m exploring the shadowy side of “giving.” The kind of giving that
PART 2 of 3 Why we’ve become too politically corrected when it comes to giving our opinions; and the intersection between sovereignty and collaboration (such a great question!) . . . . . . . THE FIRE STARTER SESSIONS ebook is open for pre-orders, don’tchya know!
It’s 9:11pm PST on a Tuesday night. THE FIRE STARTER SESSIONS pre-buy has just been launched! I’m listening to some Hildegard von Bingen chants and drinking the pot of Acai tea that got cold this morning. The house is quiet. TRUE STORY: I was exchanging dirty jokes with Bindu Wiles earlier today (she’s a Buddhist,