Our Intrinsic Goodness

At the core of everyone is a wholesome, good, innocent being trying to make its way in the world. However, our conditioning can prevent us from living fully and freely rooted in our authentic self. Getting trapped in assessing our self-worth in societal terms, causes...

Inner Critic Loops

Most of the time we hardly notice the repetitive loops playing in our head. These are current manifestations of past voices of authority that often imply we aren’t good enough, smart enough,¬†pretty enough or performing well enough. These tapes run in the...

Who You Hang With

Who we spend time with has a profound effect on our lives. Those who judge and criticize, no matter how they dress it, are not doing anyone a favor. People who perceive imperfections in others are often seeking to strengthen their own identity in hopes of feeling...

All About You

When you base your self-love and acceptance on how you compare with others, happiness will likely elude you. Even if you master your chosen field, the threat of someone else usurping your position will dilute the ego gratification of being better than. It’s only...

Seeking Validation

Trying to convince someone to respect you is likely to produce the opposite effect. They’ll feel your need and it’s harder to respect someone who’s pulling it from you. You can’t strategize or manipulate respect out of others, it has to come...

Connection Is about Presence

Trying to impress others with what you do, who you know or how much you have is laborious, unsatisfying and ultimately counterproductive. People who care about superficialities aren’t real friends.¬†Friendship and human connection are based on energy. Chasing...