We all have been conditioned to seek validation from the world. When we were small it came from our family, or not; our teachers, or not; our sports coach, or our best friend, our good grades or the ‘in’ crowd at school. At best it was a slippery slope.
At worst it was hell. But we usually figured out some way to get that nod of approval or that accolade of praise – some way to know that we fit in were loved and we were not rejected.
This primal need to NOT be rejected and to fit in pretty much runs the show until we get older and realize the futility of looking outside our self for approval. We note that the energy it takes to maintain an ‘image’ is exhausting.read more
2017 has been a full year of retreats, teaching courses, writing on my second book, hosting the 4th annual Your Sacred Ambition Event, and traveling to Europe twice – both to feed my heart and soul in places that call to me.
My Camino (which means, way or journey) this year has been a continuation of a ‘journey’ that started for me about seven years ago.read more
Commitment. Now there’s a word that can elicit all manner of back peddling. Why is commitment such a scary next step?
Commitment involves dedication, devotion, allegiance, loyalty…and when we are committed to a blazing heart vision you might wonder what is this calling going to ask of you?read more
“My sacred calling is to really know the essence of who I am – to embrace myself as the being that I am with my challenges and my gifts and my loving.
As I bring forward my loving and self-acceptance to myself…this is really important to me – how can I bring that genuineness of that loving to the work I do?”read more