Let’s talk about love! There is a spiritual love phenomenon called Amigeist, a term coined by Dr. Jeffery Sundberg (2019). Broken down, ami is Latin for love and geist is German for spirit. In the field of Transpersonal Psychology, focus and interest is in human experience, particularly human spiritual experience. So, how is love aContinue reading “Love Fluently”
It had been over 2 years since I’d seen Dante. The more time that passed, the more I questioned its reality. It was difficult to tell whether my excitement from birthday texts, holiday wishes, and occasional voice messages to check-in faded with time. That first Christmas I scripted a minute -long voice message in SpanishContinue reading “Part II of Que Sera, Sera”
“You are responsible for the people that fall in love with you.” He said it in Spanish first and then in English to ensure I understood it. “Do you know where that’s from?” Then he said the title in French, ‘Le Petit Prince.’ “Remember that.” He paused to firmly demand my attention, and he purposefullyContinue reading “Que Sera, Sera: A Chilean Travel and Love Story”
Methods of “stepping into your higher self” are advertised by life coaches, influencers, therapists, etc. What does it actually mean? Are we otherwise living “low” lives? I’ll first explain the appeal, then I will outline some suggestions that have worked/are working for me, and lastly why these suggestions can actually be effective. The idea ofContinue reading “Stepping into Your Higher Self”
Happiness is so big and broad yet most people I talk to describe their happiness as small moments. “Just be happy” is so oversimplified and vague, sometimes dismissive that it makes happiness seem like a strain. Do we have to work so hard to feel it and maintain it? Do we have to work soContinue reading “Happiness is…”
I had strange dreams I hardly remember but have left me feeling groggy. Unsure of my role, perhaps mother, older sister, or father I take out fine China plates with an orange, yellow, and white mandala design on each one. I set places for the many siblings present who ranged widely in age. Someone asksContinue reading “Learning Presence in Bali 2017”
Religion is a charged topic for many of us. Worship, ritualistic practices, and belief systems date far back to early human history, and we carry its weight to our present day. Religion embeds itself in culture and lifestyle, and it impacts government and politics despite efforts to separate them. It has notoriously pushed back onContinue reading “Religion, Superstition, and Numinous Experiences”
Aside from coping with the changes we cannot control, there are times when we are presented with opportunities to change the course of our lives. These opportunities can be equally as intimidating, but they also come with great rewards. Some of us see these rewards as an incentive and appreciate change as something to incorporateContinue reading “Manifestation, Making the Big Leap, and Life-Course Changes”
Since I have a collection of soups, I thought I’d balance with a post of some delicious salads. Just call me Olive Garden! So this is a collection of my favorite salads to make especially when everything is fresh in season during the spring and summer months. I’ve included the links to their original recipesContinue reading “5 Fresh Summer Salads to Enjoy”
This may sound a little weird, but when watching movies or reading books, friendship connections are more exciting and interesting to me than romance. I think a part of me has always desired, even valued friendships more. Instead of fawning over celebrity crushes in my prepubescent years, I’m certain I spent more time imagining whatContinue reading “Friendship: An Analysis of Our Deep Bonds”
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