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How to Be Flexible and Supportive on the Spiritual Path
So often, spiritual journeys feel like solo ones. Whether we’re wrestling with our dark night of the soul or finally feeling the liberation of our loving, awakening heart, these are experiences that belong to our own consciousness, our own awareness.
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Personal Growth

Using Vibration to Support Your Spiritual Growth

Everything in the world is alive with energy and vibration, moving through us and around us every day. Many aspects of our modern world keep us disconnected from this natural flow of energy. We move through our days distracted, busy, and full of noise. Yet, when we give ourselves a moment to pause and simply be, we can feel the pulsing of energy coursing through us, permeating our individual being and all that surrounds us.

Lalah Delia
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Personal Growth

The Benefits of Therapy

I will never forget the moment I decided to become a therapist. After a bout with art history and a laughable stint in the political science/pre-law department, I found myself sitting in an "abnormal psychology" class. I am positive they don’t call it that anymore because, what actually is “normal”? Anyway, I could see so much of myself in the pages of the “abnormal psychology” textbook. I could see so much of my past and how it was showing up in the way I moved about in the world.

Monica LeBlanc, MS, LCMHC
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Personal Growth

Abundance and the Vision of Yoga

Success and abundance are desirable things, yet the path to achieving them, the path that has entered popular mythology, involves struggle, arduous work, competitive drive, stress, and if you want real riches—a ruthless streak. This path runs contrary to leading a happy life, and most people therefore feel discouraged by the struggle before they have gone very far on such a path.

Deepak Chopra™, M.D.
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Personal Growth

A Therapist’s Confessions: A New Consideration On Your Healing Journey

I have heard it all. “Isn’t that what friends are for?”, “Why would I pay someone to listen to me complain?” “What good is it going to do to dig up the past? I’m fine.” And my personal favorite, “(insert coping skill here): it’s cheaper than therapy!” Yup. I am a therapist. And these are some of the common themes that I hear from friends, family, and the checkout person at my local grocery store when I am asked what I do for a living and I begrudgingly respond.

Monica LeBlanc, MS, LCMHC
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Personal Growth

Use This Mindset to Experience More Fulfillment at Work

Early on, many of us are rewarded and learn to feel like we’ve done a good job based on reaching the goals that others tell us to achieve, receiving positive feedback, and moving on to the next goalpost. As adults, this definition of success isn’t working well for us. It can lead to perfectionism, burnout, and the feeling of constantly chasing the next goal.

Heidi Spear
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Personal Growth

Making Peace with Your Shadow Side

As a holistic psychiatrist many of my patients ask, “How can I love myself more?” Our inability to love and accept ourselves plays a large role the mental health crisis on the planet. We reject our appearance, our abilities in mind or body, our challenging personality traits, our family backgrounds, the conditions of our upbringing, our jobs, our bank account, and our relationship status. Most of us feel we are just never enough.

Kayse Budd, M.D.
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Personal Growth

Getting Unstuck: To Boldly Go Where You’ve Never Been Before

We all get stuck following the same old routines and patterns and there’s often a certain sense of security and comfort in doing things the same way as we’ve always done them. The question therefore arises, “Why do I need to change?” Well, if your habits are healthy ones, such as brushing your teeth, exercising daily, getting a good night’s sleep and meditating regularly, there may be no need to change them.

Roger Gabriel