I had the opportunity to speak with Joie Gharrity about her book, Being Your Own Superstar: How to Expand Your Love Capacity, which had a powerful impact upon me. Content Creator, Joie Gharrity worked in the Hollywood entertainment industry for 15+ years. In her book Being Your Own Superstar: How To Expand Your Love Capacity … Continue reading How to Grow your love capacity by releasing negative emotions interview
The Shoulders We Stand On
I've been giving some serious thought to a concept shared with me many years ago by a Native American Elder. They said, "We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us." At the time I likened this to my upbringing that taught, "respect your elders." I did my best to honor and … Continue reading The Shoulders We Stand On
We Are Powerful
We've been sold a story. It goes something like this: you are small, you are weak, you're just one person, what difference can you make? Besides you are unworthy, you're too this or not enough of that. You're broken, a victim, so shut up, stand down, be submissive and struggle through. The main intention of … Continue reading We Are Powerful
Create more Light, more Love, more Laughter!
I did not arrive at today's post by saying, "I feel fabulous! Today I'm going to write about sunshine and rainbows." Nope; I'll hold onto that topic for another day. Honestly, I'm writing about creating more light, more love and more laughter because my attention has been drawn to the anger I spew into the … Continue reading Create more Light, more Love, more Laughter!
Today is a day celebrated in many cultures as the mid point between winter and spring. There are a variety of rituals and celebrations that are held both in the spirit of hope and in an invocation of welcome. Today is significant because it is at this point that the ancestors took time to both … Continue reading Mid-Winter Celebrations
Digital Detox Discoveries
A few weeks back I made some unexpected discoveries courtesy of a concussion. Now that I'm feeling much better it seemed timely to share what I learned. While I am not recommending having a concussion to anyone, I am suggesting that the insights gained could be applied to enrich our lives. Our brain is the … Continue reading Digital Detox Discoveries
During a recent meditation I learned that I was defining myself based upon things other people told me about myself. Even as I write that sentence I giggle about its absurdity. How can any other person know more truth about me than I know myself? Ludicrous!!! And yet for so long I've held many of … Continue reading Meditation Revelation
When you look at the picture accompanying today's post it appears as if the image is moving. Interestingly there is no actual motion within the picture. You may be aware that you are viewing an illusion. What is causing you to believe that you see movement is the way that your mind interprets the data … Continue reading Unraveling Illusion
All of my life or for a big part of it anyway, I've heard about life's ebb and flow. Folks have spoken and written about phases of life in an attempt to make sense of what has happened. They use their understanding as a way to move forward from experiences. I'm certain you too have … Continue reading Moving Forward
Little Teachers on Being Present
I'm learning to be fully present. It has happened quite by accident! Oh sure, I've had an idea of living in this way. I actually return to the notion over and over because my mind has run away from the present moment once again. The reasons I check out from being fully in the moment … Continue reading Little Teachers on Being Present