Is patriotism spiritual? (Caution: maybe controversial!)

Is patriotism spiritual?

What do you think? Is patriotism spiritual? Can it bring you closer to your soul’s path? Well it depends… Of course we love the country we’re born in or live in! And there seem to be plenty of patriotic movements around the world lately, and they seem to bring out the best and worst in … Read more

Feeling the weight of the Collective Global Anxiety? 3 Effective Ways to Calm Down!

Calm down in the face of Collective Global Anxiety

Everywhere I turn, there seems to be someone talking about their high levels of anxiety lately. I myself feel it, without even realizing it sometimes – the heaviness, the deep sighs that slip out, the feeling of carrying a burden… And when I examine it, it’s not even necessarily my own anxiety!    CONSIDER THE … Read more

What are you waiting to happen before your Real Life can begin?

Let me know if any of these sound familiar to you – – When I finish furnishing my guest room, Then I’ll invite my sister over – When my youngest son goes off to college, Then I’ll have time to work on myself – When I finish delegating all my work, Then I’ll work on my priorities – When I finish this soul-sucking project, Then I’ll start looking for a new job – When I reorganize my schedule, Then I’ll have time for meditation – When I find the perfect place to live, Then I’ll be content and peaceful If you can relate to the above, then you too maybe waiting for real life to begin. Whatever that “real life” may be. So how do you get past the ever-moving finish line?

Let me know if any of these sound familiar to you – – When I finish furnishing my guest room, Then I’ll invite my sister over – When my youngest one goes off to college, Then I’ll have time to work on myself – When I finish delegating all my work, Then I’ll work on my … Read more

Break that good habit! My controversial advice against conventional wisdom

Conventional wisdom says: - Habits can help avoid wasting time - Habits can replace having to motivate ourselves - Habits can change our behaviors -

Oh, if only you knew the number of years I set my alarm to wake up at 5 am every morning, only to hit snooze 52 times and fall back asleep. If only you knew the number of times I’ve been informed to make it a habit to exercise everyday, or eat 3 healthy meals … Read more

Why is it so painful for an Old Soul to navigate in a young-soul-world?

Old Souls thrive on introspection, solitude, and deep connections. You want to use the wisdom you’ve acquired to live your life in peace, presence and purpose. But why does the path seem so painful sometimes!?

Old Souls thrive on introspection, solitude, and deep connections. You want to use the wisdom you’ve acquired to live your life in peace, presence and purpose. But why does the path seem so painful sometimes!? Despite your natural inclination for a contemplative life, you still need to navigate through this world to find your place in … Read more

Your worry-beads not working anymore? Here’s a cool yogi trick against worrying

Are worry-beads the answer to worrying? Are fidget-spinners the response to fidgeting? Are stress-balls the defense for stressing out? The prolific patenting of these mindless “things” as a response to the actual problem is an indication that there is a deeper problem we’re not addressing. WHY is there so much stress, worry and anxiety lately?

Are fidget-spinners the latest response to fidgeting? Are stress-balls really a defense against stressing out? Are worry-beads ever the answer to worrying? The prolific patenting of these mindless “things” as a response to the actual problem is an indication that there is a deeper problem we’re not addressing. WHY is there so much stress, worry … Read more

Ok, so you manifested your soul’s desire… now what!? What was the point of it all?

Now that you've got your soul's desire, what was the point of it all??

I was just interviewed for a podcast yesterday, and I was describing my little nest in the forest, when she said she could hear the birds in the background :) It still amazes me that this is the life I get to live – a life I had only dreamed of! Just yesterday, for example, … Read more

What happens when you lose everything you wanted?

It happens. You put your heart and soul into something you want so, so badly! You invoke the law of attraction, the principles of manifestation, the power of prayer. You work hard, pour money into it, and take one difficult step after another. But the thing you seek never comes. Or it seems to be just out of reach. You feel utterly disappointed, dejected, disenchanted. Why do these things happen when you know the universe has your back??

It happens. You put your heart and soul into something you want so, so badly! You invoke the law of attraction, the principles of manifestation, the power of prayer. You work hard, pour money into it, and take one difficult step after another. But the thing you seek never comes. Or it seems to be just out … Read more

Decisions Made Easy – Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

One of the characteristics I identify with is that I’m an introvert, so every time I need to make a decision, whether it’s about going to a party, taking pictures for my website, or showing up on live video for my business, I reiterate to myself that I’m an introvert, and I use it as an excuse for not extending myself to opportunities that come up, even when they’re clearly on my soul’s path. So this one quirk or characteristic holds me back in a big way! At every step of our everyday, we encounter 2 choices: The Ego’s path and the Soul’s path. Which path do you take?

  One of the characteristics I identify with is that I’m an introvert, so every time I need to make a decision, whether it’s about going to a party, taking pictures for my website, or showing up on live video for my business, I reiterate to myself that I’m an introvert, and I use it … Read more