All posts filed under: Emotional Intelligence

Allowing Life To Grow Organically

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Surrendering allows us to let life unfold naturally. It is not giving up. It is easing up. Motivating ourselves to move through the day while allowing some room for give and take. For the surprises. Slowing down, allowing creative ideas to bake a while, not forcing the outcome. There is a freedom in that. Letting it go and watching it grow. Trusting that all truth will reveal itself and that creativity takes time. Trusting the […]

Better Things to Ponder, Metacognition & The Story Telling Mind

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I agree with Teal Swan, the reality is that for the most part people are not emotionally safe to be in relationship with. That includes me right now. For the moment, I should wear a warning sign for although I may be smiling on the outside, on the inside, I am a grieving ball of swirling pain and confusion. WARNING: Imminent Danger. Wounded. Hold Space. Step Back. Let Be. I wonder how many other people […]

To Know The Truth

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Don’t deny your world. Your world does not need saving, it needs more of your loving care.  It’s begging you to pay more attention to the details. Pay attention. Accept this moment for what it is. Suffering is just the refusal to accept what is. Healing is really just letting yourself feel your most suppressed feelings and recognizing that these feelings are fleeting. Each day we must go to war and fight the good fight. […]

The Benefits of Becoming More Self-Aware & Emotionally Intelligent

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Have you ever thought back on some of the most important decisions you’ve made in your life and wondered “What was I thinking?”  I certainly have. When we are reflecting on how we got here, perhaps we should be asking “What was I feeling?”  What state-of-mind were we in, that led to the some of the poor decisions made? You see, when we make decisions based on emotions from fear and anxiety, we create a recipe for […]

Making Sense of it All & Finding the Answers We Seek

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If I dig deep enough – all the way to the very core of my inquiry, a big part of my quest is about making sense of it all. Searching for the answers I seek, I have a difficult time understanding that not everything in life is logical.  Most of it is a mystery and yes, it is with a great sense of gratitude that I respect that there are miracles happening every single moment […]

Deep Self Awareness & The Numbness We Call Normal

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It’s pretty damn simple really. It all boils down to how we experience our lives. How alive we are in the moment. How we show up. How we experience life depends on how conscious we truly are.   The question is, how deeply awake we are as we experience our life. If we were radically honest with ourselves and woke up enough to notice, we’d admit that the majority of us are just sleepwalking children. Everything we […]

Whatever it Takes. Four New Ways to Grow Today

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Surrender and Slow Down Expect some pain today. When faced with problems during the day, I like to think of them as growing pains. You see, the counter-intuitive (and funny) thing about embarking on the path of personal growth is that it’s not going to be all cake and cookies. Read: 7 Harsh Truths About Personal Growth. However, whatever you do, don’t add to your pain and problems. Slow down, see life as it is, not […]

Turning Your Worries into Wonder

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Today let me carve out time – time out of my busy schedule to nurture my soul. To do the real living. Not just the busy work. Let me not rush into another day without taking moments for myself. Time to meditate, move and to feel my wild heart beating. Let me remember to acknowledge that this day is another chance to create something valuable for the world.   Let me take all of my […]