The Weekly Seeker #1 Panic. A primal reaction to life, to the unexpected, to bad news, to things going “wrong.” As humans, we also panic about things that haven’t happened yet. Things we think might go wrong. Things we imagine going wrong. I’ve lived most of my life imagining worst-case scenarios. Infusing these worst-case potentials […]
Are you aware of your deepest desires? The desires held by your heart? The desires your Soul is calling you to fulfill in this lifetime? If you do have a sense – at least a hint – of those desires, are you allowing yourself to want them, to speak them, to prioritize them in your life?
Do you find yourself often bracing against life or unwanted experiences? Or bracing against situations or fearful outcomes that haven’t happened yet, and might never happen? Do you try to control your surroundings and other people to feel safe? Do you find it challenging to deal with unexpected setbacks, interruptions in your routine, or last-minute
The path of spiritual awakening can be really lonely at times. First, there’s the fact that you’re the only person who lives in your body. So, essentially, your very nature is to be alone. You move through life and no one outside of you is able to fully feel or experience what you’re feeling. This
People pleasing is one way – a powerful way – in which we learned to keep ourselves safe in the world. People pleasing requires you to put your own needs, desires, feelings, and preferences in the background. It requires you to suppress them or deny that they even exist. People pleasing is about making sure
One of the challenges on the spiritual path, particularly when it comes to enforcing boundaries, is self-doubt. As you begin to follow your intuition and look within for guidance, you often start saying NO to a whole bunch of things – requests, demands, so-called obligations, invitations – that you used to say yes to, begrudgingly.
Are you wondering how to live more spiritually? Clients and students often ask me for suggestions on how to live more spiritually. How can they align their daily lives, work, and experiences with their Soul purpose? How can they express more of their true, authentic selves? How can they live their spiritual beliefs and
pro·duc·tiv·i·ty. noun. the state or quality of producing something. The Cult of Productivity Our modern culture (at least in the west, where I live and work) glorifies productivity. Speed, efficiency, and being able to produce more – more results, more products, more ideas, more innovations, more money – in less time have become dominant values in this culture.
There’s a period right after spiritual awakening where everything might feel confusing and you may find yourself wondering, “Why is everything so heavy?” Experiencing an awakening is a wonderful and often necessary thing. It can also be a brutal experience, as everything you once knew or thought you knew can be pulled out from
Becoming a sovereign being means taking your power back. It means taking ownership of your life, no longer blaming others, and releasing any patterns of self-judgment or self-criticism. It also means taking charge of your spiritual connection and claiming your inner authority. I’ve written about the concept of sovereignty before because we’re in a cosmic