Tag Archives: shadow

Princess Leia and Me

The end of 2016 was rapidly approaching and as typically happens, I was looking back over the past year and ruminating. However, my deliberations were not the usual “what shall I release and what shall I envision” type. They were mostly feverish reruns of the past, due to a rather nasty bout of the flu…
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Make a Brand New Ending

I have a secret to tell you, a very personal and vulnerable secret. For the past two weeks I haven’t been feeling it; feeling the love, feeling my soul. With all the rain and an overly full schedule my energy was zapped. And then I learned that I had underestimated my tax bill by several…
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The Gift of Button Pushers

As we move through the holidays, many of us are finding ourselves facing the usual stress associated with this time of year. Whether it's financial stress, change of seasons, loss of light, time with our family of origin, or temptation to drink or eat in unhealthy ways, we often find our buttons being pushed. And now,…
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With Light Comes Shadow

"One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious." ~Carl Jung The shadow concept has its roots in the work of Sigmund Freud, later developed and enhanced by Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung. In 1912, Jung used the term “shadow side of the psyche” to describe the hidden side of…
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The Point of Power is Now

When you look ahead at your goals and dreams this year, what do you envision? Do you see 365 days filled with infinite possibilities for you and your loved ones? Will it be a time of great transformation, teeming with opportunities for new growth? Who have you come here to be this year? The choice…
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An Honest Look at my Inner Yeller

Honesty Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi A few years back my husband and I were having a picnic dinner together. My daughter was spending the week with her grandparents and we had settled…
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Love and love some more

Let me count the ways... February 14, Valentine's Day, is a day adopted by many people the world over as a day to express their love. Having morphed from a saint's feast day into a day to express love for one's lover, the day now boast expressions of love in all relationships. School children look…
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How well do you know your shadow?

How well do you know your shadow? The Shadow is a tricky concept to nail down. That's it's nature. It hides in dark places and thrives on being unseen. Yet the effort to uncover the shadow material hidden in our memories and our meaning making, trapped inside our neural connections and our nervous system, is…
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