Yesterday I discovered the frozen, lifeless body of my sweet little rabbit, my Animal Guide, lying under the big pine tree in my back yard. She froze to death in this year’s very harsh Chicago winter of sub-zero arctic temperatures. Naturally I was devastated. She has been my Animal Guide for several years now and [...]
Be brave everyday: “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we can fear less.” ~ Marie Curie Cultivate your courage.
I have been on my own now for just over seven years. Seven is a magical number and realizing this has caused me to sit back and think about all that I did to transform and empower myself – and to ultimately completely change my life. It has been a time of sweet and joyous [...]
I am thinking about all the hate, you know? Hate is really about fear. That’s why it’s so important to cultivate all kinds of COURAGE in your life. There are many different kinds of courage and they all require concentrated practice and awareness: the courage to face difficult emotions, the courage to forgive, the courage [...]
Have you gotten brave enough yet? Brave enough to REALLY believe in yourself THIS TIME? You can. You must. Being brave is a skill and all skills must be learned. You’ve got to practice being brave everyday. Start small, think big, scale up. Everyday you’ve got to promise yourself you’ll do one thing that’s outside [...]
Try not to say no when an opportunity arises. Women are accustomed to backing off. Say yes to almost anything that makes sense for you and your life even if you don’t know quite what to do. Just say yes — and then figure it out later. Try not to let fear and lack of [...]