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…

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…

The Art of Letting Go

We heal and grow in cycles, much like the tides; a rise and fall of strength and weakness, depth of thought, shallowed fear, momentary despair, renewed strength, and bliss set on an endless loop.  This is how we learn our lessons. This is why surrender is so important. Have you ever tried to swim against…

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…

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!