Friendship: An Analysis of Our Deep Bonds

This may sound a little weird, but when watching movies or reading books, friendship connections are more exciting and interesting to me than romance. I think a part of me has always desired, even valued friendships more. Instead of fawning over celebrity crushes in my prepubescent years, I’m certain I spent more time imagining whatContinue reading “Friendship: An Analysis of Our Deep Bonds”

What is Shamanism? Wisdom to Apply to Life

Shamanism has been practiced for millennia across the world. Shamans, who have either grown up as apprentices of their shaman elders, or have been to called to the service later without direct ties, undergo an important initiation process. Many will spend however long it takes (days to years) isolated in nature. They are informed ofContinue reading “What is Shamanism? Wisdom to Apply to Life”

Money Makeover: Healing Your Relationship With Your Finances

What are some of your earliest memories involving money? Without getting into the intricacies of my business (pun intended), I’d say my money memories from childhood were okay. On TV decimal numbers would glide across the bottom of the screen before school because my dad would watch the stock market channel in the mornings. ThereContinue reading “Money Makeover: Healing Your Relationship With Your Finances”

How to Forgive and Work Through Your Grudges

Forgiveness tends to be a part of the “spirit of the holidays” that asks you to temporarily put aside differences and appreciate the people in your life. Is this pressure to suppress your feelings a reason why the holidays can be tense?  In addition to being detrimental to interpersonal relationships, harboring grudges is awful forContinue reading “How to Forgive and Work Through Your Grudges”

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”