Morning Thoughts: Red Flags vs. Fear

Fear is a FEELING produced by a perceived threat. We develop these based on our experiences and they can cause us to change the way we behave and react. A red flag is SIGNAL to this feeling of fear; causing us to either react or not react. Think of it like flag football: you want…

Internal Sunshine

There is a certain kind of sunshine she carries within It sustains her in life She hears complaints from others during times of rain, thunder, or general overcast But can no longer relate No matter what the view may be outside; from her window to the world, all she will ever see is a bright…

Facing Your Shadow

What are you so afraid of? It’s no secret that there are parts of ourselves that we keep hidden from others, but what is to be said about the parts of ourselves that we keep hidden from ourselves? If you’re anything like me, you didn’t even realize these parts existed until major trauma caused them…

Will You Choose Inner Peace Or Ego?

There is always more to a situation than what can be seen on the surface.  Pain and offense come from viewing actions at face value. “If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.”  -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow If we…

Science and Spirituality: “It Runs In The Family”

If you were raised in the church like I was, you are probably familiar with the infamous generational curse.  Exodus 34:7 says God “visits the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children’s children to the third and fourth generation.”  But surely that can’t be true for those who believe in the death…

Dreams Are Like Balloons

Are you living your best life?  If not, why not? Make a date with yourself. Sit down and think, listen to your heart…what do you desire?  What do you truly want? Now think of all of the self-destructive thoughts that don’t serve you in obtaining those things. The undeserving, not good enough, jealous, it runs…

Energy Is A Valuable Resource, Use It Wisely.

Everyone is familiar with the concept of energy conservation and of its importance in terms of saving the natural resources of our beautiful planet.  By definition, it is the effort made to reduce the consumption of energy by using less of a resource OR using that resource more efficiently.  It is something that most of us can agree…

There is Power in Anger!

Use anger as a step up and remind yourself that you have transitioned out of a lower place.  Congratulations, you are a badass!  

Seeing Is Not Always Believing, But Visualization Helps!

From a very young age, our mind is free to wander as it may, to dream big and to create as many possibilities for our future as we can imagine.  If you were to ask a preschooler what he/she wants to be when they grow up, their answers can range anywhere from puppies, to princesses,…