Balancing the Energy and Emotion of Endings and Beginnings

Being present with and navigating the energy and emotion of endings and beginnings at the same time is a tricky process.  It’s easy to fall into the pattern of creating great plans, intentions, strategies and long lists as we wrap up one year and begin another, and do it all on auto-pilot. In a way it’s a holiday tradition - finding our personal way to say goodbye to the current year and look forward to the promise of the next. But let’s be honest, 2020 has offered up a much more of a … [Read more...]

Understanding the Ways We Avoid Seeing and Accepting Our Truth

There are so many ways we distract ourselves from seeing and accepting our truth. Not only do we generate ever-evolving coping mechanisms to tune out the heart’s voice while external elements high-jack our attention, we create tons of reasons to lock in habits and a way of life to maintain a level of “normal”. It’s not conscious or intentional much of the time; we just mimic what we’ve learned and build well-worn routines to stay protected from experiencing personal trauma. It’s a common h … [Read more...]