I had been thinking that I should follow up my previous post. That maybe some points warranted further elaboration and that I needed to be transparent about the ways that I struggle with truth-telling… And then I received this from my friend Hala: Love this…it IS a challenge. I find that I write, or rather … More Radical Advice: Keep telling the truth…
Have you ever noticed how hard it is to tell the truth? I mean the real truth of our being. Not the, I’m fine. How are you? typical response… To tell what is really present for us in any moment is difficult. And when we do risk to share it is, sadly, not always received … More Radical Advice: Tell the TRUTH
This past year was sort of an experiment in disconnection. Stepping back from intense searching and longing. I spent more time observing. Living the questions. Practicing being with the unknown. I want to remember these: What is it like to not care so much? How might disconnection serve me? What can I let go … More Living the Questions.
What makes me different doesn’t always “light people up”. That’s because what makes me different is my willingness to explore the depths and darkness. Not exactly fun stuff! This emerges especially in groups. I’m often the one in the group who’ll say what no one else will. The one who seeks meaning. The one who … More Beautifully Ugly.
I recently heard Deepak Chopra during a 30 second interview get asked if he regrets anything in his life. His response got me thinking… I have experienced my share of shame about what hasn’t worked in my life. Shame about being imperfect. More specifically, shame about being too much, too big, too passionate, … More Daring to Seek Happiness