Celebrating Mother Energy

Today is the day people in the US celebrate Mother energy. Whether we’re celebrating our birth mothers or someone else who cared for us, it’s good to remember that no matter what kind of mothering we received, each does the best they can under their...

Unwanted Circumstances

Sometimes we find ourselves in unpleasant situations. Resistance is the most common response, but it’s not the best one. It often amplifies our dissatisfaction and delays the return to harmony. When we feel something is unfair or offensive, focusing on the...

Festering Emotions

Pretending we don’t feel anger when we really do creates problems downstream. When we stuff our uncomfortable emotions, they don’t go away. They simply get inscribed in our bodies, shifting our awareness from emotional to physical pain. If we try to heal...

Living Lightly

Most of us live with more stuff than we need. While this might seem like abundance, it’s actually an impediment. Too much stuff can cause stagnation. If we’re surrounded by things we don’t look at, touch or use, it can create stale energy around us....

Advice

When others complain to you about their situation or circumstance, remember that they may not be looking to you for a solution. They may just be wanting to vent. Your well intentioned attempt to offer a solution may actually result in more complaining, since all they...

To React or Respond

Even when something fits neatly into our idea of good or bad, it doesn’t mean it’s either. Sometimes the outcomes we fear most turn out to be our greatest blessings. That’s why having a huge reaction over a perceived bad often proves to be a waste of...