Have you ever experienced burnout? The fire goes out, and you don’t even feel like fanning the embers. This lack of inspiration and motivation is difficult to overcome, although the endeavor feels less like a mountain ahead and more like a ditch to push out from. The slump doesn’t last forever, but if you wantContinue reading “Igniting Inspiration in Burnout”
Both compliments and criticism have the ability build you up or break you down. When giving and receiving both, it goes without saying to practice empathy and respect, but I said it anyway because who doesn’t welcome a criticism disguised as a friendly reminder? I’m about to disclose what I think is the most importantContinue reading “The Art of Giving and Receiving Compliments and Criticism”
Self expression…ahh the freedom, possibility and beauty. There are so many ways to express yourself, and they vary from being among company to being in solitude. As a believer in collective consciousness, individuality is fascinating to me. Because people are attracted to different colors, styles, genres, and other people, we see how the human experienceContinue reading “The You-man Being in the World”
When silence is too loud one of two things happens, inner peace or turmoil. I often equate silence with stillness maybe because they can be found in the same voids absent of sound or motion. In this sense, I wonder if either can truly be achieved. With the constant vibrations of energy on a planetContinue reading “When Silence is Too Loud”
This is my letter to the World That never wrote to Me— Emily Dickinson April is National Poetry Month! Let’s celebrate! Poetry is beautiful, tragic, raw human emotion. Poetry is power and vulnerability. If you watched the recent US presidential inauguration in January, Amanda Gorman completely captivated the world with her poem “The Hills WeContinue reading “Ode to Poetry”
Earlier this week I highlighted on social media the concept of Masculine and Feminine energies and how it is not tied to our constructs of gender. There are certain designated characteristics that are associated with each, though it is important for each one of us to have a balance of both. In some cultures theContinue reading “Energy Creation”
I’m not convinced that compassion is as abundant as kindness or love. At least, compassion isn’t as easily recognizable as kindness and love. We can name thousands of different acts of kindness, but compassion seems to be more like the quiet introvert of characteristics. How exactly is compassion expressed? If I had to guess I’dContinue reading “Can Compassion Be Taught?”
Either consciously or subconsciously our bodies express so much, often what we do not speak. It shows feelings, thoughts, personality traits, moods, and habits. Sometimes the way we hold our bodies reflects how we see ourselves or displays the subtleties of how we self-comfort. When we begin to notice the physical presence of ourselves andContinue reading “Body Language: Expressing the Unsaid”
If you’re like me, I had a long list of potential accomplishments while in quarantine. Learning another language was on it. I took nearly 6 years of Spanish in school, but as a soft-spoken teen living in New England, no practice means it didn’t stick. To make up for those 6 years, I’ve come upContinue reading “6 Ways to Learn a Language on Your Own”
Have you ever had a sensational experience that seemed to transcend your typical state of mind? If yes, no, you’re not sure, this is all for you! It is an amazing, under-discussed topic that is ultimately about the transformation of perception. A wild one, but I know you’re ready. A little background: These experiences mightContinue reading “Human Awakening”
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