Yesterday, I watched Wayne Dyer with Oprah on Super Soul Sunday and as usual felt inspired by what he had to say. Later in the day I learned he had passed on, or as he would say – left his human body behind.
Since then memories have been coming forward of how his words have touched my life over the years. He is the one I credit with starting my journey toward healing and becoming who I am today. Continue reading
Call me old fashioned, but I think there are some things best done with pen and paper. Don’t get me wrong, I have hundreds of documents in my computer, but I’ve seen real magic happen through the act of writing the way it’s been done for years. Continue reading
We all have stories about our histories and many of them are about childhood experiences where our needs were not met. Some of us continue to feel the pain and anger of those early times. The beliefs we formed about ourselves and the world also continue to shape our lives.
Holding onto our childhood stories can keep us stuck in the past and blocked from living the life of our dreams. We can make ourselves sick by keeping the emotions in our bodies. We live as victims and are controlled by fear. This is what feeds our deepest feelings of being unworthy and unlovable. Continue reading
I recently came across this wonderful quote by Wayne Muller:
“Your challenge is not to keep trying to repair what was damaged, your practice instead is to re-awaken what is already wise, strong, and whole within you, to cultivate those qualities of heart and spirit that are available to you in this very moment.” Continue reading
When my mom passed 23 years ago I loved her deeply, but also felt disconnected from her. I would have told you it was because of family issues, but the truth was that I was really just stuck in stories and marinating in emotional pain. Continue reading
I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t have some regrets. Many of us spend a lot of time dwelling on them, which is unhealthy and a waste of our present moments. The past is in the past. But, if you find yourself getting stuck in those regrets and the guilt that comes with them, there is a way to let them go. Continue reading