socrates quote

If You Want to Understand Others, You Must Admit This First

We are all ignorant of something, likely many things. We learn through experience. We deepen our understanding only as far as we are open to doing so. There are many reasons for us humans to close ourselves off to new information. Fear is a powerful influencer on our choices. Ignorance …

intuition healing

Healing Advice for When You Feel Lost

Sometimes the answers are the easy ones, the ones that have been echoing in your head since the beginning. Clear the way for that voice. Release the habits that confuse or muddle that voice. You have a gift for creating meaning and finding beauty. This strength will guide you. Be …

change the world

14 Ways to Help a Hurting World Without Losing Your Mind

It seems like the world is falling to pieces, and everyone’s arguing over who’s right. We’re all attached to social media, and there’s no way to completely avoid being bombarded by news articles, status updates and comments about suffering in the world. Your big, caring heart may feel like a soppy, wet blanket of sorrow by bedtime.

emotional habits

How to Stop Being So Critical of Yourself [Exercises and Worksheet]

I remember watching my adoptive mother look at herself in the mirror and say, “I look like 10 lbs. of crap in a 2 lb. bag,” with her Queens, NY accent and her hands grabbing at her belly. She regularly beat up on herself emotionally. Every time I heard her, it broke my heart. When I criticize myself now, I know it’s her voice I hear in my head.