Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear

Happy birthday to me! If you’ve known me for a while, you know I always choose a birthday word. September 13 is almost here, so it’s time to choose what will guide me on my forty-seventh trip around the sun. “Clarity” has risen to the top. I don’t often pause for...
Five Signs Your Past is Affecting Your Happiness Today

Five Signs Your Past is Affecting Your Happiness Today

We all want to feel like survivors of the bad stuff that’s happened to us. Since we’re here, I guess we are survivors. However, surviving and thriving are pretty different. Even though you might want to put your head in the air, straight arm the past, and never...
The Truth Beyond Your Comfort Zone

The Truth Beyond Your Comfort Zone

You know how they say that growth happens outside your comfort zone? I think that’s only kinda true. Let’s break it down. I think there are three zones. Comfort Zone Uncomfortable Zone Discomfort Zone The comfort zone is nice and safe. It’s familiar and warm in there....
Feeling Uneasy

Feeling Uneasy

Today’s video is about a feeling that’s really hard to describe, but that comes over us sometimes. It causes us to make decisions that aren’t the best for us. We’re going to talk about that and what we can do instead of some of the other things...
Four Stages of Religious Departure

Four Stages of Religious Departure

I was raised Catholic but do not consider myself Catholic anymore. Leaving my religion has been a lifetime process and one that has been both challenging and liberating. When you are raised in a religion to the extent I was, it almost becomes woven into your DNA. It’s...
Ho’oponopono

Ho’oponopono

We’re going to screw up. We just are. We’ve got certain standards we want to live up to and when we fall short, it hurts. We can try our best not to judge ourselves but we will. And then judge ourselves for judging ourselves! It’s okay. We’re human. You are going to...