Personal development

Symptoms

Lifestyle Determines Health

“...if we remember the fundamental principle that the symptomatology of an illness is at the same time a natural attempt at healing....”  ~C.G.Jung, Collected Works How would we relate differently to our achy backs and stiff joints, or instable blood sugars and heartburn if we honored the symptom as the body’s way of attempting to… Read More

Dream Tending

Dreams are the royal road to the consciousness

Freud said, “Dreams are the royal road to the consciousness.” Dreams can release emotional steam from our daily lives. Dreams may be an inner resource, especially during difficult times. Dreams are alive and have their own wisdom.  Reasoning and intellect pales in comparison to dream tending, which approaches all life's deep questions from a different perspective. To… Read More

A poem for equilibrium in life love and spirit

Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore, May the release of laughter rinse through your soul. As the wind loves to call things to dance, May your gravity be lightened by grace. Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth, May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect. As water takes whatever… Read More

May the dawn anoint your eyes with wonder

  As the breath of light awakens color, May the dawn anoint your eyes with wonder. As the ocean dreams to the joy of dance, May the grace of change bring you elegance. As clay anchors a tree in light and wind, May your outer life grow from peace within. As twilight pervades the belief… Read More

Trust the wisdom of your own spirit

A Blessing for Beauty May the beauty of your life become more visible to you, that you may glimpse your wild divinity. May the wonders of the earth call you forth from all your small, secret prisons and set your feet free in the pastures of possibilities. May the light of dawn anoint your eyes that… Read More

“No”

How To Say No

“No” is a complete sentence. How we say “No” is another issue. Is it out of fear, anger, resentment, or is out of love, caring and understanding? “No” does not need an explanation or a justification externally or internally. However, it does need a loving delivery, which arises from within in us when we speak… Read More