Sharing my story as a deeply introverted being in an extravert society, in hopes it might shed light on yours. The heightened love and pain of being sensitive in a desensitised culture. If your reading as someone raised in a western culture like me, it's brave to acknowledge that you feel, because most of us are conditioned to ignore the fact. That feelings are weak and must be supressed. But without acknowledgment of feelings, what are we? In a way we might as well be dead..
Cultivating a morning ritual that opens you up to meet the day with vibrancy, clarity and buoyancy. Sometimes I get asked what I do to get in the 'flow-state' as a writer, so I thought I'd share it here for anyone else wondering how to up their efficiency, and strangely it begins with a morning ritual that has nothing to do with writing. Having a morning ritual was something I began as a teenager to align with myself. A deeper self than the one I yet knew, but sensed beneath
How clean, conscious eating helped free my mind from limiting beliefs and unlock higher clarity, energy and joy! When I was young I was sick a lot. I have an extremely sensitive stomach and system that reacts severely against anything remotely toxic, but when I was younger, I didn't understand this. I just thought there was something wrong with my body, and when I was having little luck with traditional doctors in figuring out what the 'wrongness' was, I started looking at
Everywhere you look, someone's doing yoga. But why? Why are you doing it? Say Yoga was a tree; the fit, toned, nimble body you might be stoked about would be one of the leaves. Just one. A flimsy bi-product. Your sense of connection with yourself and the healing you might feel each time you hold a pose long enough for a deep emotion to rise and release; the branches. The sense of stillness, and silence you might find by the end could be the trunk. But the majority of people a