Victimhood gets shamed a lot in my personal development circles. (It’s so easy to blame the victim for feeling dis-empowered.) I actually believe people have to be allowed to fully embrace their victim experience in order to gather the wisdom, strength and safety to rise above it. One of the greatest services we can do to another human being is to witness and validate a person’s experience with full respect. I find that once a person feels fully heard and understood, that’s when space opens up to ask something like, ‘do you want to let this experience win, or are … Continue reading
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Instant Change We have been sold such a bill of goods with this idea that it takes, oh, I don’t know, 30 days to change a habit. This is crazy! Like let’s say, for example, you struggle with traffic 40 minutes every day to get to work, and then you discover another route that would take half your drive time off, would cut your traffic time 20 minutes. How long do you think it would take you to change that habit? Change can be quick and easy. I don’t believe that habits are these Sisyphean-like, push the … Continue reading
Home maker Desiree Gerretzen flew from France to Morgana’s Goddess Retreat to reclaim her voice and feminine side–casualties of putting herself last for too many years. Soon after the retreat she created a blog to explore her passions. Months later her first book came out! Continue reading
This is the primary reason people don’t change, no matter how badly they need and want to do so.
Nobody talks about this. And I’ll give you the secret to eliminating this obstacle immediately: Continue reading
I’m sharing my meltdown in the spirit of Transparency…
Last month I bought a house.
I didn’t even know I was in the market. But then I saw it, and that was that.
The house buying process was surprisingly fun and easy, and I even came in $50,000 under budget!
It was AFTER the purchase, when we had to actually MOVE into the new place, that I completely fell apart. Continue reading