What do you need? — do that!

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I grew up in Connecticut very close to New York City, which in my eyes, is a very high energy, fast-paced environment. A city of doers. I’ve always been a doer myself and I enjoy having goals to work towards.

I truly love being creative and taking action towards my dreams.

But in the midst of taking action towards future goals, it’s vital that you make pursuing pleaser a priority during the process. And for me nowadays, that comes in the form of being gentle with myself — not charging full speed ahead 24/7, letting go of limiting thoughts, and doing less of what I “should” do and more of what I want.

Sure, there are times in life when we have to do things we don’t necessarily want to do, but pleasure should not be at the end of your journey, it should be part of your journey. Continue Reading

When A Relationship Shifts Form

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As you may or may not know, I’ve made a series of videos on the topic of relationships. I believe that relationships are mirrors and therefore, teachers.

The other person is simply a reflection of you and as a result, you have a tremendous opportunity to learn about yourself.

And learn about myself I did!

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What Feels Right Now? (Thoughts on Handling Life Uncertainty)

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Hello everyone, I am back today with a brand new video!

Sometimes at night, before or after I eat dinner, I like to grab my headphones and go for a walk. It’s one of the ways I clear my head of all it’s needless chatter, take some deep breaths and get some exercise.

I usually feel very inspired and even come up with ideas for my weekly videos!

Seeing as I’m experiencing so many changes in my life, today’s video topic seemed appropriate (and it’s not the first time I’ve talked about it…see the related posts below!)

Check out this simple (and short) video, go for a walk and feel some peace ;)

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Live From a Place of Fullness!

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Yearning – a feeling or intense longing for something.

I know what it’s like to yearn for something (or someone). To want things. To desire a certain outcome. To hunger.

Sometimes people think that when you’re “spiritual” you can’t want things — as if somehow having a spiritual practice puts you on a level above material things or that it’s “bad” to want and you should feel guilty for it.

I personally love the feeling of intense desire, mostly because it’s just that: a feeling.

It’s neither good nor bad to want something.

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Tips On Handling Life Uncertainty (because there’s lots of it!)

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Hello folks!

Today I decided to dive into the topic of what it means to be an adult. (I also carved a pumpkin and had way too much fun filming with it, which you’re about to see!)  
As adults, we spend a lot of time trying to convince ourselves we know what’s going on and what everything is for.
Often, our actions and big decisions in life are motivated by the fear of uncertainty — the fear of the unknown. Ya know what I’m talking about?
So in the video below, I share with you some personal insight and one way we can start to find peace among life uncertainty.

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