Tag: self-development

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.”

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”

The Story of the Elephant

I was reminded today of a story I read a while ago about a child that was brought to the zoo, where he saw an elephant tied to a stake. He asks the animal trainer, “why doesn’t the elephant just use its size to… Continue Reading “The Story of the Elephant”

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”

All We Need Is a Spark

Even the smallest spark can lead to the brightest flame. All it takes is an idea, a flash of inspiration, a glimpse of potential to lead us in a better direction in Life, because if we can’t even see or envision a new way… Continue Reading “All We Need Is a Spark”

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”

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…”

Love & Fear.

If you only focus on fear, that’s what you’ll expand. You’ll saturate your environment with it.You’ll infiltrate your friends and families with it. It will all consume you. And is that the kind of world you want to live in?One ruled by fear? So… Continue Reading “Love & Fear.”