No Mud No Lotus

According to Zen Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh, without suffering through the mud, you cannot find the happiness of the lotus. Without the grit, there is no pearl. When we know how to suffer, we suffer less. So the secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. It is … More No Mud No Lotus

Affirming My Love

If you believe the phrase you are what you think, then life truly unfolds from your thoughts. But we cannot rely purely on thoughts; we must translate thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. This means we have to be very careful with our words, choosing to speak only those … More Affirming My Love

Time To Welcome The Winter In Me

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Winter and these months can be dark, cold, and long… It is easy for us to become vulnerable during the transition period between the Fall and Winter seasons.   And the accompanying holidays can be a particularly difficult time of year. Shorter days, seasonal depression, reminders of past traumas, and other challenges can … More Time To Welcome The Winter In Me

Forces Of Tough Love

The first meaning that comes to mind when I say Tough Love, is that this expression is used when someone treats another person harshly with the intent to help them in the long run. But is it really that simple ?… or does it actually depend on the person perspective? Lately, I’ve been seeing examples of ‘’Tough … More Forces Of Tough Love

A New Path

Whether you’re fed up with what you’re doing now or you really want to improve your existence, you can make an instant decision to change so that you can enjoy a better, more rewarding life. Changing your life around is a journey, but you can handle it, life is all about making changes and grow.

Howling Wolf

To understand the Totem Wolf, one must first understand the HEART of the Wolf. This takes time because the Wolf has had to endure many false stereotypes, misconceptions, and misunderstandings. The Wolf has not only been misunderstood and maligned in history but is surely not the vicious intruder of western fairy tales.  The Wolf is a shy, … More Howling Wolf