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Waiting game

Many of you have probably been through a waiting period or perhaps are in one now, like me. Perhaps you’re waiting for a job offer or an internship. You may be waiting for someone to respond back because it’s URGENT, you know? I am in a similar situation. It’s incredibly hard to sit and wait, knowing that it’s out of your control. You may feel anxiety, and it can affect the way you function. So, today I invite you, dear one, to trust in the universe, to trust that it has your back. You may  ...

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Zombie Mode

Ahh, have you fallen prey to the chase? Chase of what, you ask? Materialism, fame, status, bling, $$$. Stop and smell the roses or grass. Work is not everything in your life. I’m not anti-work. I understand that work helps pay the bills, brings  food to the table, I get it. It’s a necessity. And so is willpower. To be able to function efficiently, you not only need the natural willpower, which you get from rest and sleep, but also you’ll need manifested willpower, which  ...

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How to Celebrate Your Birthday This Year: Solo Style

When was the last time you sat and did nothing? I woke up in Denver on March 7th, and I didn’t make any plans. Oh, and it was my birthday. That may be a strange concept to some. What? You have no plans!?! For me the no plan plan was intentional. I already feel that I’m bound by a schedule all the time, so, for fun, why not just be open? So, that’s exactly what I did for my birthday this year. I remembered a few years ago on my birthday, I received no personal messages or calls from any of  ...

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Showing up as yourself

Have you felt unsatisfied with your relationships? I’m talking about any relationships, not just romantic ones. A big portion of your life may be spent trying to please others, to fit in in order to experience “a sense of belonging.” You’re not the only one. As you grow older you learn that sacrificing our true selves doesn’t mean automatic belonging. There comes a time when you feel so jaded of not being able to show up as yourselves for different reasons. Can  ...

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