Down Ego, Down

2017-06-13T17:47:44+00:00 February 12th, 2017|Categories: Gem of the Week|

“Some people take offense like it’s a limited time offer.” -Tim Fargo Have you ever interacted with a person who was easily offended? Man, it is exhausting! They find a way to take almost anything you say the wrong way. No matter how you say whatever you say or how unrelated your comment is to their [...]

Accept Your Darkness

2017-06-13T17:47:45+00:00 October 30th, 2016|Categories: Gem of the Week|Tags: , , , |

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. -Carl Jung Have you ever reacted negatively to a situation and later questioned why you reacted in that way? You probably ended up rationalizing your reaction but if you never deal with the root of why you reacted this [...]

The Power Of Nakedness

2017-06-13T17:47:45+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Gem of the Week|Tags: , , , , |

A thousand men can't undress a naked man. -Greek Proverb I know some people may interpret the above quote as having to do with honesty but I get a slightly different meaning from it. When I read this quote the first thing that came to my mind was one's flaws, or more specifically, not being ashamed [...]

Check Your Projections

2017-06-13T17:47:46+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Categories: Gem of the Week|Tags: , , , , |

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. -Carl Jung Have you ever shared a plan or idea with a confidant and left the exchange feeling  extremely discouraged about moving forward with your plan? Maybe this person expressed that they think your idea would not work or maybe you're not ready [...]

The Beauty of Our Magic

2017-06-13T17:47:46+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Categories: Gem of the Week|Tags: , , , , |

Stop acting acting so small when you are the universe in ecstatic motion. -Rumi In the past I always resisted being vulnerable. I didn't realize at the time that moments of vulnerability can result in marvelous outcomes. Being vulnerable means that you bravely lay all of who you are as an individual out on the table [...]

Resist the Rat Race

2017-06-13T17:47:47+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Gem of the Week|Tags: , , , , |

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. -Oscar Wilde Rat race is defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary as a "strenuous, wearisome, and usually competitive activity or rush". Since returning to work after being at home with my son for a few years, I was quickly reminded of [...]

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