As a long time suffer of anxiety and self harm, I thought I would share my tips on how I cope with them. Let's get into it since if you are reading this then you need the tips more than the intro 1. Journal= This is one of my favorite methods. You don't have to be a writer or even have … [Read more...]
From “quiet” and “shy” to Free & Fully Expressed!
First, I thought I was shy. Then, I thought I was just quiet. Then, when I had my spiritual awakening and received my gifts fully, I understood why. I could be labelled as shy, quiet, or “slow to know” because I hadn’t yet mastered myself. Because I am an empath, one who senses and picks up … [Read more...]
Mindful leadership?! What hippy BS!
I once went to a seminar which was all about “Mindfulness.” The participants were mostly middle-aged or older men and women who looked at each other with squinty eyes as if they were bathing in compassion and delight. I was very young at that time and this all seemed very pretentious to … [Read more...]
4 Steps To Stop Minimizing Yourself In Your Own Life
How can you win when you keep playing small? You stay too long. You allow too much. You don’t insist on anything. You compromise all the time … in relationships, marriages and jobs. You say yes when you want to say no. You bend over backwards for others who never do the same in return. You … [Read more...]
Ama’s Pearls: Six Life Lessons for Authentic Living
Today would have been my mother-in-law’s 72nd birthday. It’s been almost three months since she died. We called her Ama – the name she took for herself when she became a grandmother. Interestingly, the term ama refers to a Japanese diver – usually female - who tends oyster beds. It’s a great … [Read more...]
How I Won
Illness, challenges, disability, These are all things that I am familiar with. I went through years of pain and depression, I was debilitated, I couldn’t work, I couldn’t eat, I was taking morphine daily, andI had serious surgery. I now live with the constant reminders of that surgery. But I also … [Read more...]
You can’t get over your identity
Years ago now I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a nasty illness with no cure that creates a life of challenges and pain. My initial response was to deny it, but as the weeks turned into months and those months into years, “I have crohn’s” became “my crohn’s.” It became a part of me, no longer … [Read more...]