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One of the obstacles that blocks our spiritual growth is our inability to see the opportunities that the universe continuously sends us. Most of the time we are afraid to experience what is necessary to get to the core of who we are. We resist the growth and healing that can transform all the old, stagnant energy that wants to return to Source.Read more »
Millions of us grew up loving Mary Poppins. That staightlaced nanny who was “practically perfect in every way” certainly had a way of injecting fun into people’s lives! From going to the bank to connecting new friends to the cartoon derby, Mary Poppins embodies the concepts of freedom through discipline and discipline through fun. When coaching extremely driven clients who want both success and spiritual growth (now!), I often “prescribe” what I call “The Mary Poppins Principle.” Here’s how it works…Read more »
What can an ancient comedian teach us about self help? Surprisingly – a lot. In the 16th century there was a humanist named Erasmus of Rotterdam who wrote a comedic piece about the tension that exists between the human emotion and human reason. In his writing he used the ratio of 24:1 to describe the power of emotion over reason. Of course, in the 16th century they didn’t use the term, self help! The exactness of this ratio may or may not be accurate, but it is a powerful visual to show usRead more »