Spiritual Balance

  • The Magical Gate 

        Close the gate on unhealthy boundaries that you have established. OR Open the gate to new healthy boundaries, free yourself from the negativity of the ‘chained expectations’ and obligations.   It was a sweltering hot day, a humidex of +38 degrees delicious, but despite the intense heat, I knew I needed to get […]

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  • 5 Ways to Inspire Creativity

        Do you realize that you have infinite creativity available to you whenever you desire it?  I know many of us struggle with bouts of being stuck! Right? We have a deadline for some creative project and we sit staring at our paper or screen waiting for some genius of creativity to spring forth […]

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  • Small Ways to Fix an Emotionally Suffocating Relationship

        Emotionally suffocating relationships are when one person is feeding off the other’s attention, affection, time, praise and energy with the following behavior… 🚧 Texting 10 times a day. 🚧 Wanting to know where you are at all times. 🚧 They’re often suspicious of your whereabouts. 🚧 They can’t be alone without needing to […]

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  • Patience…

        It was late summer.  They start draining the lake that time of year in preparation for winter to reduce ice damage to the shorelines.  Time to pull the boat out of the water, clean it up and get it winterized. My youngest was going on an adventure with his father which my oldest […]

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  • HOW JOHN LENNON COULD HELP US FIND A SOLUTION FOR COVID-19

        ‘Cocky’, ‘frustrated’, ‘impatient’ and ‘controlling’ have all been used to describe me on more than one occasion. “Should I wear these traits like a badge of honor? Should I showcase my humility, amenability, patience, and liberalness to the world?” “You’re the ‘Thank God I’ guy…”, comes at me all the time, often attached […]

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  • Kindness changes people

      My STORY ABOUT KINDNESS… I had a beautiful opportunity to live out kindness in the grocery store. I was in line to check out at the grocery store when this man who was in front of me was trying to get his debit card to work to pay for his groceries….it kept declining. I […]

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  • Learning to Appreciate Stress…

      Learning to appreciate stress, which is usually viewed negatively, can help balance your emotions.  Stress can actually have some surprising benefits. Let’s look at how we can consider stress from a different perspective.  Long-lasting stress and anxiety doesn’t serve anyone. However, there are some limited instances of short-term stress that can be beneficial.  Stress […]

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  • Too strong? I’m a bitch. Too weak? I’m a wallflower.

      I wanted my dad’s love and attention. I wanted to feel safe, seen and understood. It didn’t go so well… Dad was an alcoholic. I became a people pleaser extraordinaire and didn’t know there was such a thing as personal growth until my first marriage was beyond the point of no return. Yet two […]

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  • What is a Spiritual Gangster?

    The Spiritual Gangster is someone making a statement to the world. That statement is a commitment of spirituality that does not fit within the traditional description of “spiritual" found in the western civilization. Yes, I’m spiritual, as a matter of fact, I love, pray or meditate, get in touch with a higher self, and  I tune into a divinity. I also kick ass and I  make no apology for it.

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  • Why You Should Work With Disease Instead of Fighting Against It

    Having just nursed my eldest two children through a nasty stomach bug, I was awakened earlier than usual by sudden severe cramps in my stomach. It seemed that I now had to deal with this bug. As my day progressed, it was interesting to note that many well-intentioned people offered suggestions of all sorts of  medications and natural  remedies  for it. I declined because I had no intention of fighting this bug. I was going to work with it.

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