Women tend to think they should have complete mastery of a skill before they will put that skill on their resume. Good enough is not good enough. This belief that we should be able to do more and do it perfectly is one of the factors that holds women back from negotiating promotions and raises. Read more at here Sibyl Magazine July 2015 or read the full edition of the magazine at Sibyl Magazine
Hiding our talents, failing to acknowledge them even to ourselves, does nobody any favors. We miss out on the rewards our talents attract and so do the people around us. For me, talents are not just about being artistic or good at a job… And reward is not just about worldly success or money… When we hide our talents we suppress some of the best, most unique parts of ourselves. By doing so, we cut ourselves off from the joy of being fully, vibrantly alive. That joy is beyond price.
Read about five simple techniques to help you be more creative and more powerful in Aspire Magazine.
Conversations that Heal is a great podcast out of Seattle, Washington. Join Susan and me for a conversation about Awareness on Wed. June 10 at 12.30 pm Pacific Time.
How to love your friends for who they are rather than who you think they “should” be. See The Power of Acceptance – Loving My Friends for Who They Are, the fourth of twelve articles on the power of acceptance written for Sibyl Magazine’s April edition.
The Power of Acceptance – The Foundation of Effective Communication, my third of twelve articles on the power of acceptance in Sibyl Magazine’s March edition.
Many of us experience moments of enlightenment—41% of us in fact, or so a 2002 Gallup poll tells us. Enlightenment is that state of radically expanded awareness where the boundaries of our individual self melt into a blissful union with the life force. We are at one with the cosmos and feel a sense connection, love, and peace that’s beyond rational understanding. Some people, the Gallup organization for example, call it a religious experience. Others call it mystical, an awakening, an altered or peak state, or (in the 1960s) a trip. But no matter how wonderful our period of radical awareness is or how long it lasts, it passes. We may be transformed by it in some way, but the life we return to is not. So how do we put radical awareness—enlightenment—into practice in our daily lives? Read more at Llewellyn Worldwide.
Think about what happens when a young child doesn’t get what he wants. Tantrum. No holds barred anger. That’s our untamed, natural and healthy response to powerlessness. Our caregiver’s job is to teach us how to regulate and manage that well of anger in appropriate and effective ways. But if life teaches us to be victims, that anger can go underground. One of the way’s to begin the journey back to empowered personal effectiveness is to make friends with our hidden anger. Read more
Throughout her school years, Catherine, an avid reader, wrote many books –all of them in her imagination. Read More.
- The Power of Awareness: A Journey Through Breathing May 14, 2016
- The Power of Awareness: Witnessing Without Judging March 24, 2016
- The Power of Awareness: Body Awareness February 23, 2016