What Are Healthy Boundaries?

Healthy people have healthy boundaries. What are boundaries? They are the physical and emotional barriers that establish the division between you and the outside world. What are healthy boundaries? Healthy boundaries are semi-permeable limits that allow you to have life giving contact with the world. You neither give too much nor receive too little. If […]

To Be or Not To Be

I travel often and take others on spiritual journeys. Every tour is rejuvenating. Every experience provides growth. Every one helps me to feel both more grounded and connected with everything else. There is always a theme. Usually I decide ahead of time and set that intention. With this last trip I didn’t do that, and […]

Choose Your Own Adventure

There is a series of children’s books that are written in an “Choose Your Own Adventure” style. They all start out the same, but at different points in the story, the reader gets to choose a path. Each choice creates different twists and turns, and eventually, a different ending. Life is like that. You choose […]

Stop Using Speech as a Weapon

We live in an age where everyone has a potential audience. Anything you post online could potentially “go viral.” If you comment on a news story, you could find yourself arguing with someone across the world or making a new friend. As with anything, this could be a really positive, unifying thing or an ugly, […]

The Wheel of Life

The destruction of spirituality began with the Age of Reason. For the first time, mysticism, religion, and superstition could be openly challenged without fear of being branded a heretic and put to death. This freedom led to many life changing scientific inventions, but perhaps more influential than that, it led to radical thoughts about man’s purpose and […]

When Did You Stop?

If you’re life is not right somehow, and you don’t know how to get back on track, ask yourself: when did you stop dancing? when did you stop singing your song? when did you stop telling your story? when did you stop enjoying stillness? These are universal ways of living your joy. They show self care, […]

Review: Weighted Blanket

For those of you who haven’t heard, there is this thing out there called a weighted blanket. The story goes that it was developed by a guy who has a child with sensory issues. They were out driving one day and she put a Beanie Baby on his shoulders. He thought, “Wow, this feels nice. […]

Bigger, Better, Faster

I got a post card in the mail today advertising a workshop that promised to “take your spirituality to the next level.” Hm. It doesn’t sound very spiritual to me, but this seems to be the pitch of every self-help guru out there. They are all promising bigger, better, faster. If you’re feeling that something […]

Dating While Introverted

Meeting new people can be really anxiety provoking. Add in the hope of making a love match and the stress level can go through the roof. If you’re introverted, this can feel impossible. Hang on. Here are some tips for dating while introverted. Don’t Date Strangers Small talk and getting-to-know-you chatter can be an energy […]