Why I’m Not a Fan of Affirmations

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Why I’m Not a Fan of Affirmations

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Why I’m Not a Fan of Affirmations

“…before a wound can heal, it must be seen.” Julia Cameron

 

It’s not that I think affirmations are a bad thing; I don’t.

The mind can be incredibly powerful.

But too often, we try to use affirmations to cover-up something that doesn’t feel good – sort of like covering a dilapidated room with pink paint. It might look okay on the surface, but there’s something more going on here.

When we’re in pain, we have two choices: We can pay attention to it and heal it or we can suppress it, ignore it, and pretend like it doesn’t ...continue reading...

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Fear and Calm can Co-Exist

“If you don’t hold the fear lovingly, it will follow you.” Martha Beck

A few weeks ago, I wrapped up my Master Coach training with Martha Beck. The opportunity to be coached by Martha over several days on her ranch was an experience that will remain with me for a long, long time.

For those of you that don’t know her, she’s been a Life Coach since before there was any such thing as a Life Coach, authored several best-selling books and has been writing a featured column in O Magazine for decades.

But the thing that is so ...continue reading...

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Soulful Spirituality & Your Relationships

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I have learned the most in my life from my relationships; some of those lessons have been from joyful experiences and deep, meaningful relationships, while most certainly most of my lessons came through painful experiences and broken relationships.

Of course some of those lessons come for us in the form of heartbreak:

That lover that tells you that he loves you, but is not in love with you. That moment when you realize that the husband you spent ...continue reading...
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