How to Deal with Difficult Emotions? Say Yes to What Is

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honorably. He may …

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Moving From the Head to the Heart: Let Emotional Energy Flow

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. -- Carl Jung Have you ever noticed how much time we spend each day lost in our thoughts? According to Dr. Fred Luskin of Stanford University, we have approximately 60,000 thoughts per day and 90% of them …

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How to Find Balance Between Making Things Happen and Allowing Them to Unfold?

The balance between intention and surrender is a delicate one. Intention is getting clear on what we want and surrender is trusting in the best outcome. On the one hand, if you over intend, you’re trying to make things happen; on the other, if you over surrender, then you’re lazy, lethargic, and you’ll make a …

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