Our Secret Lives

“After all, conventional wisdom recommends the divided life as the safe and sane way to go: ‘Don’t wear your heart on your sleeve.’ ‘Don’t make a federal case out of it.’ ‘Don’t show them the whites of your eyes.’ These are all clichéd ways we tell each other to keep personal truth apart from public life, lest we make ourselves vulnerable in the rough-and-tumble realm.” –Parker J Palmer, Let Your Life Speak Writing is a true vocation for me. A benefit of being a writer is that I find clues to my own true nature’s voice in my writing. My … Continue reading

Journaling Your Way Through Resistance

“Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.” –Steven Pressfield, taken from The War of Art. Most likely you are bumping up against some personal resistance if you are trying to change habits. Yesterday you were inspired and now today perhaps not so inspired. There are skillful means to staying inspired such as journaling, reading motivational material, walking, and gathering with others who are supportive (to name a few). Ofcourse Success is great for inspiration. Right? You experience some success so you are inspired to continue what … Continue reading