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Why Do We Tell Lies? personal growth relationships self love Feb 01, 2023

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” - George Orwell

Why are we compelled to conceal the truth with falseness? Is it love or fear that drives the decision?

I am now one of those annoying people who will not lie. I may choose not to...

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WHAT I’VE LEARNED, THUS FAR, IN MY SPIRITUAL JOURNEY coaching personal growth self discovery Jan 18, 2023

Transformation is not a one stop shop.

There’s so many ways to transform and so many things to learn along the path. Here’s what I’ve learned to be true, at least for myself over the past few years:  

  • There is only one source of currency / income. It may appear to...

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Can People Change? coaching communication personal growth Jan 04, 2023

Some quotes stick with you once the words echo in your ears. For me, this has been the case with Maya Angelou’s quote, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” 

I found myself in an internal struggle with these words. I believe that things...

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Life Before And After Enlightenment coaching heart leader personal growth Dec 21, 2022

Before Enlightenment—Cook Meals, Do Laundry
After Enlightenment—Cook Meals, Do Laundry

(A Modern Take on an Old Zen Proverb)

 

My client, Badrah, a Pakistani women living with her husband and two teenage sons in Texas, has traveled through depths of depression to exhilarating...

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If You Love Something... coaching communication personal growth relationships self love Dec 07, 2022

If you love something, set it free
If it comes back to you, it’s yours
If it doesn’t, it never was

I have heard this saying uttered to me often in my life, as friends and family sought ways to be supportive during times of transition. I always appreciated the gesture but, to be...

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I Am Grateful For My Teeth gratitude heart leader self discovery Nov 23, 2022

I’M GRATEFUL FOR MY TEETH 

In my thirties I was alone and depressed. I was in a bad relationship, living and working far away from my children, on the edge of Canada in the Province of Nova Scotia. I isolated myself from anyone who could or would be a friend. Dark nights, crushing...

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Balancing Your State Of Being coaching personal growth self help Nov 09, 2022

My morning began as most do. I awoke to my sweet dogs, happily made breakfast and then began to check my email. I was blissfuly embracing the day with love. But with one email, my entire energetic mood shifted. It was a message that brought news about a dear friend’s choice of anger...

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Growing Peace 🌼 coaching heart leader personal growth self discovery self help self love Oct 26, 2022

I For One Am Tired of Being Afraid

I’m so tired of being afraid. I’m tired of waiting for the sky to fall, like Chicken Little. I’m tired of waking up anxious about war, shootings, weather patterns or the virus. I’m tired of it and want things to go back to Normal!

 

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How Can I BE Love? heart leader personal growth self love Oct 19, 2022

“Be Love”  - That statement sounds nice, but it may also sound intangible. How can someone be an emotion?

 But is love an emotion?

When we place love in a single category, such as an emotion, we are limiting its possibilities. Love is an energy.

Yes, that energy can invoke...

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Stop Trying to Like Yourself coaching personal growth self help self love Oct 12, 2022

Peace on Earth begins by listening to those parts within ourselves that we ignore, avoid and judge as unworthy of respect.

Peace on Earth begins with noticing when we are lying to ourselves. No one likes to be lied to. And, yet, truth is, we lie to ourselves more than anyone else lies to us....

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Get To Know Yourself to Love Yourself personal growth self discovery self help self love Oct 05, 2022

Let's face it, self-love isn’t easy. And with our natural brain bias so trained to cycle in negative thoughts that positive thinking occurs about 5% of the time, thinking lovingly about ourselves really becomes a skill in itself.

But each of us has our own internal knowing - a deep...

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Communication: Listening communication health & wellness personal growth relationships Feb 04, 2021

“Are you listening to what I’m saying?”


Have you ever been asked or have you ever said, “Are you listening to what I’m saying?” What are we communicating when we ask this question?


You may feel that listening and hearing are different, but in essence, they are...

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