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Like Calming a Baby – You Can Find Inner Peace During Times of Storm

It is easy to lose connection to inner peace and wisdom by getting caught up in the drama of any storm or adversity. The incessant focus on what’s going wrong (or what can go wrong) keeps the body in a state of chronic emergency response and puts the sympathetic nervous system into overdrive.  This is Read more about Like Calming a Baby – You Can Find Inner Peace During Times of Storm[…]

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Can A Royal Princess One Day Lead the World?

Meghan Markle has an opportunity to create great meaning in her role as a royal princess. She will have the greatest impact if she leads through her “authenstory” which is the journey of her authentic self as it navigates this human existence. The authentic self is sometimes called “the seat of the soul.” As such, authentic Read more about Can A Royal Princess One Day Lead the World?[…]

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Humble Curiosity Is A Pathway to Meaningful Connection

An innocent inquisitiveness from a position of humble curiosity is useful when you wish to engage with others in a meaningful way. Humble curiosity means to lean in with nonjudgmental interest, suspending preconceived notions. It involves a willingness to allow things to naturally unfold without your influence. Whether connecting people, things, or ideas, curiosity can Read more about Humble Curiosity Is A Pathway to Meaningful Connection[…]

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When It Comes to Proverbs, Did Curiosity Get a Bad Rap?

As a young girl, I refused to believe that curiosity would kill a cat. After all, curiosity connects with life force energy that helps us survive and thrive, perhaps even contributing to the cat’s fabled nine lives. Herein we will challenge the judgment cast upon curiosity and the cat, while acknowledging this saying likely holds Read more about When It Comes to Proverbs, Did Curiosity Get a Bad Rap?[…]

Pausing to reflect can increase you vision and perspective with which to set a more effective intention.

Pause to Check your Intention to Improve Its Power and Effectiveness

Fuel your intention with a powerful energy. The energy fueling your intention can be more powerful than the intention itself. The road paved with good intentions will follows the pathway of the energy beneath the intent. When you dig deeply at the base of your intention, you will find one of the basic life energies Read more about Pause to Check your Intention to Improve Its Power and Effectiveness[…]

The Wisdom in the Story of Both & And

Even though you now only see clear blue sky and feel crisp autumn air, the situation post hurricane is dire for some.  It can be difficult to find a center of wisdom. Many are inundated with cold flood waters. Most still don’t have clean drinking water. Some have no way to even boil water, as Read more about The Wisdom in the Story of Both & And[…]

Unconditional love, like that which we get from our canine friends, can be the most powerful emotional experience on the planet.

Love is a Powerful Emotional Experience Metric to Always Consider

“I love how I feel when I’m with you” is the story of an emotional experience you will always remember. But as most know all too well, unless this feeling comes from an authentic source, your expectations can later be painfully dashed. A positive experience is stimulated by both exciting and soothing the emotions.  Awe Read more about Love is a Powerful Emotional Experience Metric to Always Consider[…]

Leading With Your Soul

Leadership is too often about ego dynamics and an attachment to your story, resulting in much of the dysfunction we see in our world. True authentic leadership is a powerful story about leading with your soul, which is  much easier to say than do. Leading with soul is to be guided by higher levels of values Read more about Leading With Your Soul[…]

The Magic of Breathing Under Water

This was no ordinary dream.  It  was a dream about authentic and transformative leadership: I was swimming peacefully along the bottom of the pool, all the while breathing… Breathing? Yes.  Taking deep yogic breaths while swimming underwater! So peaceful.  Fully in the flow.  Blissful.  Timeless moments.  Effortless action. But then I became afraid, thinking “This can’t Read more about The Magic of Breathing Under Water[…]