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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?[…]

humble curiosity opens the window to connection

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[…]

Validation is an essential communication tool that let's others know that you see, hear, and/or know them and that you truly get it from their frame of reference.

Validation is Essential to Effective Relationships: Everyone Wants to be Seen & Heard

Validation is not just something to give to others. It is also important to validate your own inner self. Validation is a method for deep understanding. It can let others know you get it from their frame of reference. This requires that you truly see, hear and/or deeply know who and what you are trying to Read more about Validation is Essential to Effective Relationships: Everyone Wants to be Seen & Heard[…]

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[…]

Notice & Engage With Kindness

Notice the Energy Shift When You Engage with Kindness of Presence

On that windy and frigid Manhattan evening, folks in the theater line were pre-occupied with simply staying warm. No one seemed to notice a young sidewalk musician as he shivered in the cold. You could barely hear him singing above the murmur of the crowd. However, when the singer began an old Beatles tune, “Let Read more about Notice the Energy Shift When You Engage with Kindness of Presence[…]

Who Are You Beyond Your Ego? Hold Space for the Authentic Self

What is the true or authentic self and who are you beyond your ego?  The true you is connected with the spirit of you — many call this your soul.   Mindfulness is one way to create and hold space for this truth of you.    Remember that mindfulness is the practice of being fully Read more about Who Are You Beyond Your Ego? Hold Space for the Authentic Self[…]

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[…]

The Silent Echo of Your Inner Wisdom

She could still hear reverberations of musical chanting. These were more than a silent echo in her mind. Originating in her yoga class, the sounds seemed to continue wafting along in the air on their own unique path to infinity. Mindfulness practice is like this too. It helps you recognize the sound of your own inner Read more about The Silent Echo of Your Inner Wisdom[…]

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[…]

Connect to the Truth of Who You Are

In the hustle and bustle of this material world, it can be challenging to make time to connect with the truth of who you are. Do you know who you really are? Music is one of many ways to connect to the spirit of you. Perhaps this bit of mythology can some provide inspiration: In Read more about Connect to the Truth of Who You Are[…]