Summer Bummer

A few months ago I posted about Winter Solstice traditions and how the purpose is to celebrate light on the darkest day and the dawn of days progressively getting longer. Well. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it may not yet feel like it, but the days are on the down swing ofContinue reading “Summer Bummer”

The Psychology of Color

Seeing the world morph from black/white/grey to color is like an epiphany, a new vibrancy for life. The rainbow after a monotone storm is a beacon of hope. The darkest most northern locations on Earth are graced with Aurora Borealis, the streams of color dancing across the sky. I believe color psychology has something toContinue reading “The Psychology of Color”

“Leggo” Your Ego

The ego is a loaded topic, though I’ve decided to spare us all the deep dive into its Freudian roots. In its simplest, most basic explanation, the ego is the idea of who we are.  Often ego is recognized by its exaggeration like “He’s got a big ego” or “All that praise will go straightContinue reading ““Leggo” Your Ego”

Psychedelic Substances: An Evolutionary Medicine

There’s heavy stigma on psychedelic/hallucinogenic substances. I have little faith that this post will reverse the stigma (certainly not on a cultural level), and like other Live Fluently topics, I approach merely as a humble devil’s advocate. I write about what I’m learning and what I like to talk about. This topic is no exception.Continue reading “Psychedelic Substances: An Evolutionary Medicine”

Enter the Dream World

Lot’s of people pay little attention to their dreams or claim they don’t dream at all. This is unfortunate because dreams help inform us of our health, contribute to problem solving and creativity, and sometimes even have an extraordinary impact on our waking lives. I can recall dreams from when I was very young, andContinue reading “Enter the Dream World”

Your Blank Canvas: The True Power in the Creative Process

Do you ever notice a deep sense of connection from looking at an image, listening to a song, tasting homemade food, reading, or watching a film? Maybe if you’re an artist you’re familiar with a particular feeling in the creative process that is difficult to explain but happens from the moment you begin executing anContinue reading “Your Blank Canvas: The True Power in the Creative Process”

Human Awakening

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”