self-love

Could you be saying "No" to Joy? Mercury Retro & the Quality of Your Life

– Posted in: Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Mercury Retrograde, Saboteur, What's Your Piece?
Hanson-Roberts Four of Cups

Many of us live in a very small room in our lives... and I don’t mean a NYC studio apartment! I’m talking about keeping yourself “small”, never getting “too excited”, “too passionate”, “too much”, to avoid feeling disappointed. But how is living an “almost life” a fair trade for never feeling disappointed? The Law of [...]

Your Ticket Out of "Crappy-Land" – Get Through a Bad Day

– Posted in: Choice, Evolution, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Soul Development
Downward Spiral

“What we resist, persists.” — Carl Jung Circumstances, real or imagined, can send us on a downward spiral. We can fight it, trying all the usual aphorisms: “look at the bright side”... “remember all the good” in an effort to play “keep away”, but sometimes we can’t seem to avoid that sign post up ahead: [...]

The Success Zone

– Posted in: Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Self-Care, Soul Development, What's Your Piece?
Eye of the beholder, Twilight Zone

“Success” is a mysterious land for many of us. For some it’s like Shangri-La; a mystical place where everything is beautiful and always just out of reach. For others, “Success” is a “Twilight Zone”, even more frightening than failure, because it is pregnant with possibilities and potentially dashed expectations. In either case, our vision of [...]

Saying "Yes" when you mean "No"? Reclaim Your Sun

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Choice, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Self-Care, Soul Development, Sun Sign Energy
Sun through the trees

Why do we say "yes" when we mean "no"? When we say that what someone wants is more important than what we want; we give them our power. (Note for Parents: Our children are very important and... they learn self-valuing by watching us. Striking a balance here is vital which is a topic for a [...]

Courage ≠ Fearless – Mars, Uranus, Pluto T-Square

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Choice, Personal Growth, Self-Care, Soul Development, Uranus Pluto Square
There is no Courage without Fear...

When I turned 40 I got my driver's license. It took me three tries to pass the road test. Terrible driver? Not really... terriFIED. Then I went out and bought a Mini Cooper S, yeah the turbo... stick shift. Why am I telling you this? I was terrified to drive. I was born & raised [...]

Birthing Your Independence: Mercury Retro in Cancer

– Posted in: Living a Fulfilling Life, Mercury Retrograde, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care
Man's hands heart flag

Play Podcast Taking ownership for our own happiness now allows us to create meaningful lives today."― Christine Faucher-Kelley On our country's upcoming "birthday", we continue to ride out this emotional Mercury Retrograde in Cancer (6/26/13-7/19/13). As I mentioned in my last post, in addition to the usual Mercury Retrograde cautions to be mindful, this cycle [...]