I had to take a breather. The wildfires and huge losses in Southern California ( also with people I know and cherish) have gotten to me. There is something so raw and powerful about the intensity of fire. It literally takes my breath away and humbles me to the bone.
Continue reading The Preciousness Of The Present Moment
The only choice we have as we mature is
how we inhabit our vulnerability,
how we become larger
and more courageous
and more compassionate
through our intimacy with disappearance.
Continue reading Being Vulnerable
Do you know this feeling? You wake up for no reason feeling heavy or sad or depressed.
Continue reading Waking Up Feeling Heavy? My How To Be With That TIP
How can you feel safe in a world that seems to be so out of balance? How can you feel safe if you lost your home in a natural disaster or due to other circumstances this year?
I invite you to investigate the meaning of safety and security with me? What does it mean to you? How would you answer this question to a friend?
Continue reading How Can You Feel Safe?
I wish I could tell you that you will be spared deep emotional experiences when you go through a Natural Disaster. It is literally ‘mind-blowing’ when your home, environment, friends, animals, nature is swept up by fire, water, air or earth.
Continue reading How To Handle Depression After a Natural Disaster
During my stay in Los Angeles, I love to visit a place called Lake Shrine. It is run by a spiritual organization called SRF – Self-Realisation Fellowship based on the teachings of an indian Guru called Paramahansa Yogananda.
Continue reading A Magic Encounter Confirms The Path
Some time ago I sat at a lake, it was around Thanksgiving Time. I suddenly started to connect to all my difficult, challenging and even life-threatening experiences. One by one, in my inner eye, they would show up. There was no heavy, sad or angry energy, in fact I was flooded with so much gratitude.
Continue reading I Am Grateful For All Experiences
everyone knows this place. Feeling empty. Most of our lives we keep moving, walking, doing, filling ourselves with busyness to avoid the ‘Void’. It’s too big and it’s scary.
Continue reading I Welcome This Emptyness vs I Don’t Know Anything Right Now
When the Valley Fire hit my area, I did not know for a long time if my home was still standing. I kept investigating the Burn Maps, convincing myself that the line stopped right before my street. “You have done so much healing work with the land and in your home, it will be saved.” I told myself.
Continue reading I Got Freed From Everything vs I Lost Everything
Who in this world has not experienced that? I signed up for 17 years of Letting Go, so I could eventually – gradually – systematically – patiently learn to open up to change with ease and grace. The tree never says, let me hold on to this leave or seed, it silently trusts the cycles and celebrates the new growth that it supports.
Continue reading We Suffer When We Hold On