What Blocks Joy?

What Blocks Joy?
Sure, you have everything already. A decent job, some good friends, maybe a spouse or other family you love; you have mastered your basic needs. But, you have this underlying feeling that something is missing, something is a bit empty: true joy eludes you. You go through life with a mild questioning, where is this ...

Why Self-Awareness Can Hurt

Why Self-Awareness Can Hurt
    Self-awareness and mindfulness is touted as the cure all for any of your troubles. But is it? Want to have a happy life? Become self-aware enough to identify your happy activities, and pursue them. Want better children? Be self-aware of the baggage you bring from your childhood, and mindful of giving praise for effort ...

Facing Emotional Wounds From Your Past

Facing Emotional Wounds From Your Past
Childhood seems so innocent, and yet it’s events have the ability to haunt us for a lifetime. I have been absent on this website for some time as I struggle through some realizations that hit me last year, stemming from emotional wounds created in childhood. These realizations and awareness made it difficult for a time ...

Cosmic Coincidence: Universe Aligns To You 27

My personal development journey has taken some interesting twists in the past months. Initially, my experiments with self expression brought about challenges and confrontations. These cosmic collisions seemed designed to test my strength. The universe mocked me: Did I really have the courage to put my authentic self out there? Yes.  I accepted the challenge, and ...

Telling Truths With Compassion 1

Some time ago, I became obsessed about telling the truth. Truth telling seemed to be a tricky business. On the one hand, saying what you think out loud is authentic, if that’s what you truly feel. But, it can also hurt another. I’ve seen some people look quite crushed over hearing a truth. On the ...