When memories arise of behaviors and situations we’re not proud of, it can be easy to turn to shame. However, shame has very little usefulness, as it often times serves to shut us down, isolate, and close ourselves off from others and our own healing.
In a perfect world, we would be able to release the trauma or soothe the stress response soon after it was triggered. But we don’t live in a perfect world, so we’re all walking around with physical imprints of past experiences (good and bad) stored in our bodies. Most of us don’t know how to release them because we don’t even realize they exist!
We have all felt moments of loneliness in life. That sense of feeling disconnected to yourself, those around you and nature. It’s painful to feel that you are the only one going through your experience, or that no one understands your pain. The truth is that you are not alone. There are millions of people […]
So there I was each morning, eyes on the path, making sure I didn’t step on anything unpleasant, ignoring everything else. Closed off from all the beauty around me. I’m glad to say that one day I had an epiphany. I realized that by being so cautious, I was actually missing out on experiencing the amazing backdrop to my journey.
Have you ever had a strong intuition and followed through with it even though it put you in an uncomfortable situation? Did anything crazy or amazing happen when you did? The following story illustrates the power of following your intuition. At an event I attended last month (March 2016) in San Jose, California, I heard […]
Yes, there will always be things you want to accomplish. There are goals yet to be realized. The future surely does promise better things. But you know what? The present, too, is a portal to hidden gifts.
Want to know if you have a weak root chakra? Check out the 8 signs in this video, plus two more in the article.
The throat chakra is about your communication. It invites you to take everything you say up to the next level of impeccability. It is the highest masculine chakra, so it harmonizes with the other masculine chakras, the root and solar plexus.
My struggle for connection came after I broke up with my then-best friend in college. Without that deep connection that I had once shared with her, I realized that my other relationships were pretty shallow. I didn’t have anyone in whom I could confide. There wasn’t anyone to whom I could reveal my true self. As a result, I had never felt more alone.
With every check I put next to an item on my bucket list, I found ten new things that pulled me different directions. I tried to do it all and ironically, felt like I got nowhere. I was so frantically searching for my place and planning my next step that I often neglected where I was.
Are you having emotions that make no sense? Do you feel your body reacting to things that you cannot explain? You might just be experiencing a shift in consciousness.