Living a Soulful Life

Your soul is the core of who you are.  By letting your soul speak to your mind, you are able to get in touch with the deepest desires of your heart. When this happens, your heart informs your head and helps you to make better decisions about where to go next. Normally...

I Don’t Need Fixing!

The session with my life coach began as ordinary.  I told her of my recent certification as a Reiki practitioner and the shifts in energy I felt since the training.  I realized that over the last year I had become more passive, more willing to let life happen as it...

Perspectives Male and Female

This past week I watched as Ellen DeGeneres received the Mark Twain award at the Kennedy Center in Washington.  She was expectedly humorous in her acceptance speech.  One thing that stood out for me was her remark describing the basis for her brand of humor.  She said...

Emotion vs. Affect: Part 2 of 2

In our American culture many of us have a tough time expressing the full range of emotions in a healthy way.  This is due in great part to our western heritage, some of which is rooted in Greek Stoicism and Christian dualism which skewed our view of the physical. ...

Helping with Questions

It often seems we’re hyper-sensitive about invading other people’s privacy.  As a result a lot of people engage in inane or boring conversation, trying to tip-toe around questions that appear to be invasive.  Yet asking questions, especially personal questions, can be...