The Nurtured Self

The Nurtured Self

The nurturing we receive in the first five years of life is crucial to our development. If we do not receive basic nurturing care during this foundational period, it can have a lifetime of mental, emotional and physical effects. A lack of physical and emotional nurturing throughout early childhood affects how we interact in our […]

The Burden of Not Enough

The Burden of Not Enough

Many of us live with the constant feeling that we aren’t good enough. This feeling causes us to compare ourselves to others, to evaluate our achievements, and to feel like we need to compete in order to get ahead. It is like carrying a backpack on our back filled with rocks. Every time we want […]

A Consumption-Oriented Society

A Consumption-Oriented Society

We seek value outside of ourselves, when we don’t feel our personal value inside. This is the basis of a consumption-oriented society. We feel an emptiness inside that we keep trying to fill-up. We search for something material to provide us with a feeling of happiness, yet when this temporary experience of happiness is over, […]

Considering the Earth

Considering the Earth

The other morning I sat to reflect upon how we can consider the needs of the earth. How can we support this beautiful earth we are in co-creation with? When we are considering our own pleasure and our own needs, are we also considering the well-being and needs of the earth? As discussions continue about […]

The Illusion of Independence

The Illusion of Independence

The second you buy anything from a store, you have depended upon another. Every moment of our lives we are depending on someone or something other than ourselves to survive. We depend on the earth to provide the air that we breathe, the water we drink, and the food that we eat. We depend on […]

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