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The Wisdom of the Question!

Do you willfully turn away from the asking?

Are you in a “rut,” ignoring the inner pull towards truth and change, while clinging to an illusion of safety and security. All the while; you know  that you  are in a grave act of denial and the  charge connected to this distress will have consequences. We cannot gain freedom by denying or wishing.

2016 is an Open Door: Step over the Threshold

Every New Year you get another opportunity to take a risk of knowing how incredible you truly are. I say risk because once you allow yourself to align with the fact that ‘you are enough’: what are you going to do with that truth. It is a responsibility is it not? But I digress.

I love the Idea that every New Year we get an opportunity to have a do over:  a chance to make a course correction. By this I do not necessarily mean the external changes we need to make, but it could be. My emphasis is more about the internal, emotional shifts necessary to realize that the only way to self discovery and out of our boxes is through.

Spring Forward: Another Chance

Let go of winter’s grip and allow spring to open your heart to new possibilities. “To everything there is a season…” (Ecclesiastes)    Is spring your season?  For some of us, New Year’s resolutions have grown cold, because the timing was not right, and our seeds of change had to germinate for a while longer in darkness

The poet, David Whyte says the time involved from the beginning of change, until it expresses in the external, can take a few years. I remember some major changes in my life germinating much longer than a few years. But then, I am a turtle, not the hare, as my idealized self would like to be.

How Long has it Been?

“How long since I spent a whole night in a twin bed with a stranger?” (Joan Baez)

How long has it been since you allowed yourself to feel a wildness, a full heart experience whereby you lost yourself totally in the moment?

How long has it been since you set aside customary rules, thinking and shoulds to do something that has been burning inside?

For Women Only

How to get More of what You Really want in Intimate Relationships:

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I have had a front row seat, to observe the many ways women sabotage themselves when it comes to having more of what they want/need in intimate relationships.

A New Beginning

And now let us welcome the New Year full of things that have never been - Rainer Marie Rilke

The New Year is- an opportunity to journey within, and write a new chapter in your life.  It is time to stop if for just a few moments, start a journal and write down your reflections, hopes, as well as your dreams.  Explore how you have honored them in your life so far and especially the part you want them to play in the coming year,  Reflect on your yearnings, as well as your longings that get tucked away (until there is time).  As you journal ask yourself some of the following questions.

Manifestation: The Law is Always Working

Why am I getting Muddied Results?

We manifest in our lives whatever we give our attention and energy to or focus on, positive or negative. The Law is always working whether we are consciously directing it or not. The outcome of the Law is influenced by many factors however the following three are important to remember.

Desire is the force which sets energy in motion

Fear is an obstacle by which the current is stopped or completely reversed (turned away from us)

Doubt; at best doubt muddies the waters, Doubt is that place we go to when we have an inner glitch or stopper that delays us due to feeling a lack of worthiness in regards to attaining what we desire.

It's That Time of Year

The last two months of the year usually finds us in a frantic state of shopping, decorating, cooking and travelling, so is it any wonder we are more stressed than cheerful.  Having so many "to do" lists, we are wound up and too exhausted to enjoy that which normally makes us happy, as in cherished traditions and intimate family gatherings.  There is an underlying expectation at this time of the year, that everybody is supposed to be cheerful, and to some degree caught up in the frenetic activity.  The external pressure of being 'merry' creates an unrealistic goal for many of us.

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