The death of the “Going Out” post sobriety.

So, my partner and I haven’t really been “going out” for the past, say, 10-11 months? And of course before that it was sporadically due to the pandemic and shutdowns/etc. But I noticed that since I stopped drinking, he only drinks occasionally and socially when we get together with friends on the weekend or goContinue reading “The death of the “Going Out” post sobriety.”

The Secret to Being Happy that no one’s talking about.

Name 3 things right now in your life that make you happy. Are those things permanent?  For example, if they are material items, will they last forever? Can they be taken away, or eventually breakdown?  Are they people? Will those people Always be there, or are they fallible as well? Even if you have anContinue reading “The Secret to Being Happy that no one’s talking about.”

Ready to Receive (R to R)

If you have never felt Love before, True Love for yourself, from which all love originates, how will you know when you feel it? Self-love practices are the key to creating a beautiful life. If you don’t believe that you are worthy of good things- Abundance, Wild passionate romance, Deep, lasting friendships, Complete freedom andContinue reading “Ready to Receive (R to R)”

I just want to Be ME, me and.. me.

I woke up this morning and had this exact thought ( I wrote it down): 𝙄 𝙤𝙣𝙡𝙮 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙈𝙀. 𝙄 𝙖𝙢 𝙜𝙤𝙤𝙙 𝙚𝙣𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙚𝙭𝙖𝙘𝙩𝙡𝙮 𝙖𝙨 𝙄 𝙖𝙢. 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙣𝙤 𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧 𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙄 𝙖𝙢 𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚, 𝙤𝙧 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙄 𝙖𝙢 𝙩𝙧𝙮𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝… It was SO eye-opening to me toContinue reading “I just want to Be ME, me and.. me.”

Spiritual junkie?

I was addicted to spiritual training for years.  It sounds healthy, right?  Learning about different modalities and absorbing knowledge from others about what spirituality is and how to find/interpret/work with it.  Well, Yes, and No. Starting out in your path, it can be incredibly helpful to be around others who can guide you toward yourContinue reading “Spiritual junkie?”

The Path to True, Wild, Uninhibited Happiness

Photo by: Kelsey Orcutt Why do we seek happiness?What is there inside of us that yearns for this particular feeling? Why is it important? Would it surprise you to know that your Natural state, without anything in the way, is actually happiness and bliss? So then, you have to ask, if you are feeling sadness,Continue reading “The Path to True, Wild, Uninhibited Happiness”

Radical Acceptance- And letting go.

What if we could radically accept ourselves exactly as we are? We do this with nature! And mothers do this with their children quite often. I recently found a parallel to help explain why doing this makes so much sense… It’s this past weekend. I am going into the ocean, (in May, in California) andContinue reading “Radical Acceptance- And letting go.”

My Body Tricked me Into this.

Today I accessed a memory from Before I was born… Now, for some, maybe this seems totally normal, I don’t know. Except that I am the kind of person who doesn’t remember anything before age 14 or so. I can look at photos and hear stories and remember those stories, but I can’t remember ActuallyContinue reading “My Body Tricked me Into this.”

More than “good enough”

“What is standing in the way of you teaching Tantra right now?” I saw the question lingering in front of me like one of those thought-bubble clouds. It was a question to the group, but now I had a chance to investigate, to go inside and really feel into it. The answer came immediately inContinue reading “More than “good enough””

A Journey into Self-Trust (and chilling with a jaguar.)

Her eyes slowly opened and her gaze was soft, still coming back to presence. We both sat with our legs crossed facing each other on the Thai mat. Outside, the cold wind pressed against the windows, but inside, the room was warm and still. I waited for her to meet my gaze, and we laughedContinue reading “A Journey into Self-Trust (and chilling with a jaguar.)”