Change the World, Be a Better Listener

How many times have you tuned out of a story and snapped back just in time to give an ambiguous response without having heard a word of what was said? What about a miscommunication that could have been avoided had the other person listened to your instructions?  To be a better friend, parent, partner, familyContinue reading “Change the World, Be a Better Listener”

The Best Ways to Communicate with Spirits

Do you believe in ghosts? While it’s difficult to determine a true ghost story, I believe open minds create more possibilities. Personally, my fascination with the spirit realm goes a bit deeper than hauntings and tales under a blanket fort. This is because many people have shared stories with me about experiencing someone who isContinue reading “The Best Ways to Communicate with Spirits”

Simple Ways to Feel Harmony in Your Home

From three metaphorical floors, your living conditions can feel more liberating. The Basement The foundation always starts with yourself. Let’s turn on the lights and make this level a livable space.  Something has probably changed for you either because of Covid, or recently in general. Adjusting to changes whether they’re good or some kind ofContinue reading “Simple Ways to Feel Harmony in Your Home”

Mantras to Think and Feel Better

Mantras and affirmations are used to positively change your perception and draw attention away from damaging, toxic thoughts. They are repeated words or phrases that motivate and inspire you. Here, I’ll discuss the significance of mantras and how they can help you, suggest useful mantras, and provide some guidance on creating your own mantra. LikeContinue reading “Mantras to Think and Feel Better”

7 Starting Points for Overcoming Fear

Most introductions to topics of fear and stress in psychology use a hypothetical bear scenario to demonstrate our primitive responses for survival: fight, flight, freeze. I’ll spare you the bear and instead cut to the response itself and the repercussions. When faced with something scary or stressful, the bears of your life, your body releasesContinue reading “7 Starting Points for Overcoming Fear”

Mirrors: How Your Relationships Reflect Who You Really Are

If you take a minute to close your eyes, start imagining each of your friends and work colleagues. Then imagine your partner and your ex-partners (I won’t tell them). Think about some of the characteristics they have that really irritate you, and before you get too worked up, think about some of the characteristics thatContinue reading “Mirrors: How Your Relationships Reflect Who You Really Are”

Transform Your Perspective with Sacred Ceremony and Ritual

One practice that has completely transformed my perspective and the way I connect and communicate is creating ceremony.  Although daily practice can be very rewarding, I have often set myself up for failure when I declare that I will do something every day. Meditation is a good example. I have tried to incorporate meditation intoContinue reading “Transform Your Perspective with Sacred Ceremony and Ritual”

Balance Your Throat Chakra Now to Communicate Better

No matter your knowledge on chakras, I got you. Skeptics welcome.  How do you know if you need to heal your throat chakra? Some physical indications may be respiratory problems, more than usual crying, feelings of guilt, trouble speaking, feeling unheard and silenced, etc. This is not a diagnosis nor a cure, but an invitationContinue reading “Balance Your Throat Chakra Now to Communicate Better”

7 Steps to a Successful Family Dinner

Your family dinner table has perhaps five or six generations gathered. As you take your seat, it’s hard to settle in when you’re anticipating someone will cross the threshold of small talk into something a little bit deeper. Why can’t you have a real conversation without worrying about reactions, tension, or even ruining relationships? AfterContinue reading “7 Steps to a Successful Family Dinner”