Tag: Emotions

What We Resist, Persists.

If we’re feeling an emotion, but not allowing ourselves to express it, that energy will only build in our body over time. We can try to suppress it, analyze it, or busy ourselves in order to distract from it, but until we actually face… Continue Reading “What We Resist, Persists.”

All You Need is a Little Faith

I found this rock on my way home from work yesterday. A much needed reminder to trust that Life is working out the way it need to. It may seem like a small thing, but I’m realizing more and more that when we stop… Continue Reading “All You Need is a Little Faith”

The Poetry of Presence

Symptoms are justThe Body’s protestFrom living a LifeThey’re not meant to live.From playing a partThey’re not meant to play.We have two ears to listen,And yet it is not those we can hear it with.For it is in the space between soundWhere our Body’s are… Continue Reading “The Poetry of Presence”

Strength in Surrender

There is strength in surrendering to Life by allowing it to just unfold as it will. To letting go of our need to control and the expectations of how we think it “should” be. Strength in surrendering to what you’re actually feeling and allowing… Continue Reading “Strength in Surrender”

Rising Higher

Yesterday on my lunch break, I found myself lost in thought (as I tend to do) while lying in the grass under a tree. I was starting to get stuck in a loop circling around ideas and potential futures of where the world is… Continue Reading “Rising Higher”

A Call to Men

In me, are all of the other men who have come before me. All those who have sacrificed their lives in the name of safety, of protection, of providing, of Love. Looking back through recent history, men have been sent to work on the… Continue Reading “A Call to Men”

Presence in THe age of technology

Freshly back from 4 days at a cabin in the woods with no internet or wi-fi, I’m amazed at just how quickly I was sucked back into my phone and social media. Before I knew it, I was checking texts and emails and social… Continue Reading “Presence in THe age of technology”

The need for emotional self-responsibility

I feel like one of the most important things I’ve done for myself is learning how to objectively (and compassionately) observe my emotions. Often, when something outside of ourselves triggers us into a feeling, whether it’s anger, jealousy, fear, or any other uncomfortable emotion,… Continue Reading “The need for emotional self-responsibility”

2020: The year of clearer vision

This last year has given us quite literally, 2020 vision: The opportunity to see our lives more clearly. It seems like everything we’ve been avoiding paying attention to has bubbled up to the surface for us to look at this year. It’s been one… Continue Reading “2020: The year of clearer vision”

Judgment fades in the presence of understanding…

… But in order to understand, we must first suspend what we already believe to be “true”. There are so many perspectives battling it out right now, with everyone thinking that theirs is ‘right’ and justified. We tend to believe our personal views because… Continue Reading “Judgment fades in the presence of understanding…”