self-acceptance

The girl in the mirror is not me

Those who know of it speak of it not, those who speak of it, know it not.  –Vedic scriptures I’m writing this with trepidation and fear that you may not like me, trust me, or find me credible after reading what I’m about to share. I started this post with the quote above because the […]

The girl in the mirror is brown and I love her

“Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the ‘Beloved.’ Being the Beloved constitutes the core truth of our existence.” ~Henri Nouwen Before you read any further, know that everything and anything I share is intended to have you look within and perhaps see the […]

the interesting thing about moolah

money. what happens when you read that word? or: green paper. benjamins. moolah. bills. cash. bucks. what happens inside of you? here is the interesting thing about money. If you find yourself wondering why there just doesn’t seem to be “enough” of it, take a look around you. do you respect money? like totally respect, […]

10 Life Lessons You Should UNLEARN by Martha Beck

1.  Problems are bad. You spent your school years solving arbitrary problems imposed by boring authority figures. You learned that problems—comment se dit?—suck. But people without real problems go mad and invent things like base jumping and wedding planning. Real problems are wonderful, each carrying the seeds of its own solution. Job burnout? It’s steering you […]