Motivation Deconstructed: Awakening Your Inner Inspirationalist

This article was Inspired by an email exchange with a longtime reader of my work suggesting a topic for me to explore via a new post Let’s Start At The Very Beginning… Since the dawn of thoughtful conversation, Anthropologists, Psychologists, and Philosophers alike shared a common question: Why do human beings DO certain things and …

When Called, Will You Answer?

  Yesterday I received a phone call; a rarity in and of itself in my text messaging-centered world. I recognized the area code. It didn’t seem like a typical robocall configuration. But, I had been wrong before. Was it worth the time to see who or “what” was calling me? Unable to mask the hesitation, …

How Coming Undone Revealed My True Soulmate

      Much is said about what needs to be done before meeting your ideal soulmate. However, what if I was to tell you that the key to meeting “the one” lies in being rather than doing. And, what if I also told you that before fully being anything, you must choose to undo …

How Sharing My True Feelings As A New Mom Renewed My Relationship With Kindness

In hindsight I thought nothing could be tougher to endure than my complex, unexpected, and “miraculous” pregnancy. Let me be crystal clear here: I was wrong. Sleepless nights with a ravenous, nursing newborn will bring any new mom to her knees. I was no different. The irony is that as both a student and teacher of …

The #1 Question Worth Answering That You’re Probably Not Asking

According to my mentor’s greatest teaching, the number one question worth answering is purpose. In other words, “What is this for?” A frequent question that greets me as a writer is, “Why?” It might appear the same as “purpose,” but often it is not. A seemingly innocent “Why do you write?” Or, “Why write about kindness?” might be a …

Responding In “Kind”

Responding in “kind” entailed me creating space for an outcome that is bigger than me. By meeting a situation or an individual, including myself, with a mindset of kindness, I released an investment in a specific result unfolding.

We all have preferences. There is nothing inherently wrong with wanting something specific to occur. Disappointment and resentment develop however when what “is” deviates from what we hoped would “be.” Allow me kind reader to share an example with you to illustrate my point.

Where Do You Go Now?

Each of you has the potential to tune into the frequency of your own inner voice and then to choose to listen. The “you” that I mention throughout this piece is universal, though the interpretation and plan of action that concludes this post is specific to me and to my life’s path. However, all of us may come to know who we are by accessing our inner Light.

How I Discovered The “Secret” Formula To Inner Peace In 96 Hours

Have you ever felt as though you are passively watching your life rather than participating in it? Have you caught yourself looking for the “hidden cameras” of what must be the hit, new reality TV sensation and not your actual “real” experience?

If your neck is now slightly sore from unconsciously nodding to these two queries, rest assured kind reader: You are not alone.

On this day of remembrance for an integral “influencer” who encouraged all of us to “dream” about the possibility of peace, I hope this post will inspire you to have faith that a peaceful possibility to any situation in your life is just around the corner.

The #1 Reason Why You Should Approach Relationships Without “History”

Why does it require someone lying on his or her “deathbed” in order for us to be willing to forgive, apologize or say, “I love you?” Can you imagine what your overall life and relationships would be like if you interacted with everyone as though it was the last encounter between you and them?

2014: The Year of Letting Go Of Who I Thought I Should Be & Kindly Embracing Who I Am

Why is it that in the very end we immediately think back to the beginning? What is it about wrapping things up that piques our interest to revisit the past? 2014 was a year of so many endings and their correlated new starts.

When it comes to relationships with others and with ourself any sort of ending sparks a renewed focus upon how it all came to be.