10 Ways to Set a Clear Course for Being Fully Self-Expressed in the New Year
Hmmmm…..big question. Perhaps the biggest ever. Keep Reading
The Soul’s Voice is Being Born
Greetings from my creativity lab. I want to share what I’ve noticed on this last run to put my soul’s work out into ‘hard copy.’ Keep Reading
But others notice yourself doing it
As we sink under a white-blanket-of-snow, and the holy-day season this year, I find myself greeting some old familiar dichotemies, memories and a sense of significance that comes both from within me, and all around me…
Jumping to the sublime for a second, the sensual memories are sweet for me because they mark an annual chance to connect with family and friends, which I LOVE. Now with a young son exploding with X-mas x-pectations…ug. Keep Reading
Our Common Threads
So it’s no little thing, finding a voice for them. It requires the innocence of pure observation without judgement, and the ability to see beyond the dualities of right and wrong, good and bad. Archetypal spirituality asks us to look more deeply within ourselves, and reframe these more surface dualisms as light and dark, awake and the unconscious, on-purpose and in shadow.
There are always these two possibilities with the way that archetypes appear, and we can use the characteristics of them to first identify them within ourselves, and then to give them voice, to give them a vehicle to travel from the depths of our unconscious mind and heart, and into the light of day.
We are all caught somewhere in the shadow. We can be extremely awake in one way, and then utterly asleep in another. Archetypal energy is there to remind us, and give us a framework for getting into it and creating the will (fifth chakra) to make something for everyone to benefit. Archetype work is always on behalf of the collective consciousness, so if we learn to give voice to it, we do it for much more than just our own soul’s growth.
Our attention can do two primary things, move in and move out. The five senses of taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing all move with our attention, the senses are nearly all outward moving, unless you include an additional sense – the one knowing. If you make a practice path out of turning to this “within,” it’s called pratyahaar. Keep Reading
If you’re looking for an example of finding your voice for women through play … on this Thanksgiving day, I’d like to share a holiday blog on the profound impact of the fall season, what I’m thankful for and how friends, family and play rise to the top of the to-do list. Keep Reading
How to Stay on Solid Ground While You Express Yourself With Your Authentic Voice
Join me for a crash course in how you can start to have more energy behind your voice. So that even when you feel stuck and afraid to take the leap…you jump anyway.
You want to be heard, have more confidence, and be able to open your mouth to just say what needs to be said – to a lover, a friend or colleague. Do you often second-guess the validity of your feelings and not trust yourself, fearing that you might be wrong or that people won’t get you – or even worse, that you could be cast out of a circle for speaking your truth or exposing who you really are? Keep Reading
For singers, artists, speakers, fem-preneurs and heart-centred executives. Do you want to learn to get past your fears of expressing with your authentic voice - so you can make your difference - without having to go it alone, ask for permission or wait until you are "qualified?" Share with me where you are getting stuck.