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Can You Embrace These 5 Shadow Qualities for More Authenticity and Purpose?

Written by on September 11, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Can You Embrace These 5 Shadow Qualities for More Authenticity and Purpose?

Growing up, our caregivers and culture teach us that it’s bad to be in our lower chakras and good to be in our upper chakras (or the heart and above) where love and spirituality resides. This kind of socialization causes us to relegate our strong lower chakra and our weak upper chakra qualities into the shadow realm and pretend that they are not a part of us. And this pretending causes us to lose a lot of our chakra power.

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Why You Should Befriend The Darkness Within You

Why You Should Befriend The Darkness Within You

In the end, integrating the shadow and the darkness (and embracing the Light) is mostly about being present to both, and having the courage to stay present rather than running.

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Seeing Your Darkest Desires in a New Light

Seeing Your Darkest Desires in a New Light

Why we desire things can vary from person to person and while some of us might only consider our desires to be those naughty things we’d perhaps like to try in the bedroom someday. But desires go way beyond the bedroom and if truly pursued can seriously change your life in some majorly positive ways.

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The Art of Using a Shadowy Past to Create a Brighter Future

Written by on February 10, 2018 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor, Inspirational, Thrive with 0 Comments
The Art of Using a Shadowy Past to Create a Brighter Future

When we give ourselves the freedom to actually BE human and make the mistakes we were meant to come here to make, we begin to see the bigger picture and stop getting caught up in the drama that duality often affords us. And the more we accept and embody who we are we naturally allow others to do the same, and when we all feel like being ourselves is not only OK but “enough” we can all focus on being the best US we can be for the US!

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How to Fall in Love with Your Dark Side

Posted by on November 14, 2017 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
How to Fall in Love with Your Dark Side

Our shadow is a dark side of us and it will always present a choice. We can continue in the old predictable patterns (careful not to mistake predictability for comfort) or we can write a new, more aligned story for the person we’ve become today and the person we want to become tomorrow.

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Forever Fixin’ to Fix: Why It’s OK to Be OK and How to Just Be OK With It

Forever Fixin’ to Fix: Why It’s OK to Be OK and How to Just Be OK With It

Many of us are not quite able to love the things we are trying to change about ourselves and I get that sounds rather odd and counter-intuitive. I mean, if we liked this part of ourselves, why would we want to change it, right?

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Me and My Shadow: A Look at our Other Selves

Me and My Shadow: A Look at our Other Selves

Carl Jung called the aspect of finding life and renewal in the very places one is least likely to look the “shadow”. Simply put, the shadow is everything about one’s self that makes one uncomfortable. Whether one considers weaknesses, vanities, irritations, or fears, the shadow holds those qualities that have not been allowed to see the light of day.

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