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Fearless Love

Fearless Love

To love someone, or something is an act of fearlessness and courage.  I know love should come naturally and without reservation, but for many of us, our past has encouraged us to put up barriers that guard our heart and set rules for entry.   So many of us have lost love through ended relationships, parental abandonment or death of a furry best friend.   When this loss happens our hearts quickly construct a defensive castle filled with armed guards and drawbridges hovering over pools of alligators anxiously awaiting their next snack.

It Just Is

It Just Is

One of the most frustrating parts to being human is this organ that sits snuggly and tight, front and center and balanced on a bony rod on top of our bodies.  This demanding creature tries to dictate its rules upon us, not caring if it makes us miserable or not.  This fleshy know it all, also known as our mind, is about to get a ticket to outer space, because quite frankly, I'm tired of listening to it.

Have you ever felt that those internal voices, repeating time and time again, should just knock it off?

Comfort Zone Be Gone

Comfort Zone Be Gone

When is the last time to you took a risk?   I mean the kind that made your heart skip a beat and your knuckles turned white because you forgot to release your grip on the imaginary safety net.  Taking risk can be equated to all sorts of physical aliments including, but not limited to, nausea, vomiting, headaches, twitches, torrential sweats, irregular breathing and stress incontinence.   Then to top that off, you have an assortment of referees in the background telling you to stop this nonsense because who on earth would want to feel such pain?

Intuitive Genius

Intuitive Genius

One thing I can say for sure, my wits only extend so far.  My mind is fallible and when I'm listening to that sneaky fella called the ego, I find I'm driving in bad neighborhoods and dodging bullets from players who are up to no good.  This ego guys tone is sure and strong, so I'm not surprised that I listen to him most of the time.  But after I have been given bad directions over and over again, I began to see the ill of my ways.

Worthiness Scale

Worthiness Scale

There are some people who appear to have it all.  Good looks, high IQ, friends who adore them and perfect partners who bloat about their significant others accomplishments including winning the Nobel Peace Prize.  They have gobbles of money pouring out of their crevices and have an assortment of trophies lined artistically in their posh study housed in their seaside mansion.  

Then there is the rest of us.  A past of hurts and shame.  Report cards of failure and a long list of job changes while we are trying to figure out what our talent is in the first place.

Love Without Fear

Love Without Fear

"Be foolishly in love, because love is all there is"- Rumi

Being in love is one of the most intoxicating feelings out there.  We were born to love and genetically wired to feel this state of bliss when we meet someone who reflects this pure emotion.  Yet so many of us run away from it in fears that it will just go away.  We make every excuse in the book to protect our hearts and whenever the slightest sign of things going wrong in love, we learn that to love and be loved is just not a safe venture.

Say it Loud, Say it Proud

Say it Loud, Say it Proud

As young children we live in a world where there is no filter.  I can't tell you how many times my kids go up to someone and say exactly what is on their minds.  Now as their filter police, I get that sometimes we need to put a lid on it and reserve the private conversations behind closed doors.  Yet at the same time, these young beings are only saying what they see.  And in all of their innocence I envy their world of honesty.

Now, I'm not saying we shouldn't speak with respect and show our best selves.

Walking on Coals

Walking on Coals

Not that I was ever lucky enough to attend a Tony Robbins workshop, but I have heard about the infamous coal walking challenge.  For those of you who don't know Tony Robbins, he is a self help guru who has become one of the leaders in motivational speaking.  His passion for what he does is infectious and his followers would do almost anything for him.  Including walking on coals.

Now you may ask, why on earth would someone want to walk on coals?  I mean, why would we place our bare feet, naked of protection and weighted down by our entire being on a bed of molten hot coals?

Dating's Not for Dummy's

Dating's Not for Dummy's

The thing about dating is we just can't seem to wrap our heads around the complexities of it.  We sit at a table or bar, chatting about our lives, presenting our best selves and then laugh and smile where it seems fit.  Then we take turns asking questions all the while taking out our mental note pad and quickly jotting down, "yes", "no", um "hell no!" to their every word.  I know for me, as hard as I try, I can't seem to get this mindful dating down.

Miracle of the Day

Miracle of the Day

I have come to see life as a constant stream of miracles.  Not that these miracles are Jesus walking on water, or a paraplegic walking unassisted after someone slaps them on their head declaring, "You are heeaaalllld."  No these miracles are more subtle, but just as potent.  Especially if you add them all up.

I was inspired by a post by Elizabeth Gilbert, famed author to "Eat, Pray, Love" where she talked about the idea of a happiness jar.  She shared a picture of her king sized jar filled with daily (365 to be exact) examples of things that brought her joy each day.
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