Empathy – A Matter of Degrees

I think of empathy as being able to connect to the thoughts and feelings of another when they are going through a challenging experience. When our understanding of their experience mirrors our own, it feels as though we have walked in their shoes. Empathy is a matter of degrees. For example, my … [Read more...]

Strength Courage & Wisdom – Inside YOU all Along!

Strength Courage & Wisdom has been inside of you all along. One of my favorite songs by India Arie. The lyrics are heartfelt and inspiring from a woman who has been through many challenges in life, finding her true voice through trial and error. I recently watched Oprah interview India Arie who … [Read more...]

Got Purpose?

"Tear down old walls of limitation and fear of success, choose to live your life with purpose on purpose." - Debra Oakland Got Purpose? Living a purpose driven life can take us down a long road of challenges. What is our purpose? Are we able to embrace our purpose when we discover it? Who do we … [Read more...]

The Joy of Being You

I think about what is going on in the world 'outside' of me. It seems very surreal out there. I grew up in a more peaceful world, or so it seemed. I have learned that the world 'inside' of me is the most important place for me to live, move and have my being-ness. It is also the best way I can … [Read more...]

Remaining Rooted To Our Core

As I sat at the beach recently contemplating life, growth and the New Year, a tree seemed to whisper my name. This beautiful tree that I sat before was sharing it's wisdom about remaining rooted to the center of our core, as it remains rooted to the earth, connected to Mother Earth, to source, just … [Read more...]