We Teach People How To Treat Us

Whenever you’re having problems with other people, it’s time to ask yourself, “What am I putting out there?” While it’s true that you can’t control the thoughts, feelings, or behaviors of other people, you do have influence over how they treat you. Why? Because we teach people how to treat us. Yep, that’s right. To […]

Mind Over Matter

On Oct 2, 1996, Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with stage 3 testicular cancer. Doctors also found brain lesions and cancer in his lungs and abdomen. The cyclist was ranked seventh in the world. He had a promising career ahead of him. He was twenty-five years old and looking at a death sentence. But as most people […]

What Does “I Don’t Like You, but I Love You” Mean?

What does it mean when someone says, “I don’t like you, but I love you?” It might seem like love can’t really happen without liking someone, but it does. How? Relationships can be complicated. You’ve got two moving parts (people) who aren’t necessarily moving at the same speed or in the same direction all the […]

Six Questions to Help You Simplify Your Life

So, you want to simplify your life. Lots of people say this. The problem is, if you don’t have a method for doing this, it tends to not get done. So here are six simple questions that will help you simply your life. Just ask yourself these questions when you want to bring something new into […]

Five Ways to Deal with the Meantime

What do you do when you’re in the meantime? What’s the meantime? It’s that space between becoming and being. It’s the difference between where we are and where we want to be. Here are some examples: working at a job you hate while waiting for something else being a student instead of a professional that […]

Stop Waiting for Someday to Live Your Life

Have you ever said something like: I’ll slow down after I get my degree. I’ll be happy when I get married. I will do something nice for myself when my kids are grown. When I have enough money in my retirement account, I will do what I want to do. One day I am going […]

Cultivating Beginner’s Mind

When you don’t know what to do next, try beginner’s mind. Beginner’s mind, also called shoshin, is an attitude of openness, curiosity, and freedom from preconceptions. It’s about always seeing yourself and life as a work in progress, always growing, and never allowing yourself to have it all figured out. What happens when you become […]

What To Expect From Spiritual Travel

Everybody knows I am a fan of sacred travel. Have you ever wondered what to expect from a spiritual travel tour? What might happen? Every trip is different. Every person is different. There are some commonalities to pilgrimage. If you know what to expect, you can get the most out of your experience. Energy Shifts The […]

Fourteen Signs That You’re Having an Awakening

What does awakening look like? Would you know if it happened to you? If you are feeling a little loopy and are not sure what’s going on, you could be in the midst of an awakening. Here are fourteen signs to let you know for sure. Feeling Not Yourself Remember what it felt like to […]

How Do You Escape?

How do you escape? Do you know? It may not be anything you spend a lot of time thinking about, but it’s a really important thing to know about yourself! Why? Because many people don’t know what they are doing when they are doing it. When your mode of escape is conscious, it can be […]