Weekly Reading: 07/09/2018

When it comes to material and financial decisions, sometimes it's hard to remember that you're the "grown-up." While part of you knows your mind and trusts that you will make wise and considered choices, that child in your head is still worried about "getting it wrong." This is understandable, especially in times of cultural and … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 07/09/2018

Everyday Mysticism: Guest Post by Deedra Hill Abboud

I wish, wish, wish, I had written this post. Sometimes, I see a thread on the Twitter Machine that just stops me cold in my tracks and makes me say, yes! Deedra Hill Aboud is a lawyer, blogger, and candidate for US Senate representing Arizona. I met her shortly after the election in 2016 and have … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: Guest Post by Deedra Hill Abboud

Weekly Reading: 07/02/2018

Big changes are afoot, and you have a lot to think about. When the world is screaming at you from every angle, you need to pull yourself away from the madness and give your options full consideration. It's not enough to do this halfway; these are life choices you are facing, and you should give … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 07/02/2018

Everyday Mysticism: Peace, Love, and Action

  I write a lot about creativity, empowerment, and agency in this blog. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post called Creative (Building) Blocks reminding readers that it's better to put a few words on a page than no words at all. With everything going on in the world, I'm realizing it's not enough … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: Peace, Love, and Action

Weekly Reading: 06/25/2018

You are in the process of creating your own life, and that is not any easy task. There's a reason most people sleepwalk through life--it's easier. Living creatively and authentically can make waves, and that can cause tension in your personal life. Usually, we can balance the needs of our friends and family with our … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 06/25/2018

Everyday Mysticism: Surfing through Hurricanes

I've had more than my share of stressful jobs. In fact, my three year stint as a customer service rep for a very prominent credit card company had me on six weeks' mental health leave before I finally quit for good. At another job, I was so efficient that the boss "honored" me by shifting … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: Surfing through Hurricanes

Weekly Reading: 06/18/2018

  We are in a time of profound change--spiritually, politically, socially. While the storm rages and the structure of our lives rattle dangerously around us, we all have the opportunity to learn who we truly are. The egoistic self-images we have wrapped around ourselves are being stripped away, and finally the true nature of our … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 06/18/2018

Everyday Mysticism: Creative (Building) Blocks

I keep a notebook in my purse. It's one of the fancy Target ones--pink chevrons, laminated covers, wide-lined pages. I have nice pen hooked into the loops, and inside there are pages of ideas for blog posts. This week, not one of them worked for me. I've been writing regularly in one form or another since the … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: Creative (Building) Blocks

Weekly Reading: 06/11/2018

When a card jumps out of the deck, pay attention to its message. Unpleasant emotional entanglements can have you feeling out of sorts and disillusioned. Perhaps it's time to pull back your involvement in certain areas, even if you are the most knowledgeable on the subject. Being the smartest person in the room isn't always … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 06/11/2018

Mini-Meditations: Funny Bone Flashback

If you're having a stressful day, try this mini-meditation to get a quick, easy rush of endorphins any time, any where! Funny Bone Flashback (2 minutes)   Find a place where you can focus uninterrupted for a few minutes. You don't need any special tools for this meditation, except a good imagination. When you are … Continue reading Mini-Meditations: Funny Bone Flashback