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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?[…]

It’s Not About You: Learn to Quiet Your Ego

Hearing someone say, “it’s not about you,” is a sure sign your ego has gotten in the way. “Arrogance and fear still keep you from learning the simplest and most significant lesson of all…. It’s not about you….Silence your ego and your power will rise.”  The Ancient One in the film, Dr. Strange. Unfortunately everyone needs ego to Read more about It’s Not About You: Learn to Quiet Your Ego[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Creativity is Storytelling from the Soul

Creativity is storytelling straight from the soul. Sharing your art adds to the collective wisdom of all. Not everyone will be able to receive the gift you share.  To fully appreciate your art, others must have a capacity for self-reflection. For some, your work will be a welcomed salve to the soul. You can witness Read more about Creativity is Storytelling from the 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[…]

The Story You Live And Tell

The Story You Live and Tell

The story you live and tell is the ongoing narrative of your life.  It is how you connect the dots of the facts of experience. We tell a story as a way to make sense of things, including making sense of yourself. You are the author of your story.  As such you can edit and Read more about The Story You Live and Tell[…]