The Pain We Create

My pain is self-chosen. At least I believe it to be. That belief, the some would concur, is well-founded. Pain is a choice. Now before you get upset hearing that, wait a second. I'm not talking about physical pain. You don’t choose the stabbing pains from a knife wound or a back injury. It’s not …

Pain is Growth it’s Never Negative

Difficulties are meant to galvanize, not discourage. Our human spirit grows strong by conflict. To ask "why" can be the first step to bringing about change and transformation. Realize, attempting to avoid a pain-free life is not realistic. Real holistic growth cannot flourish in zones of comfort. It is our responsibility not to become stuck …

Time is Needed to Regain Your Instinct After a Traumatic Event

Your intuition is a powerful tool and your compass in life. That voice inside your head gives you sound advice. However, many times we hear it but don't listen to it. After the fact, we then admit our hesitation, our concerns, and become angry with ourselves for not respecting our intuitions. Psychologists suggest that the …

Listen to Learn, and Not to Respond

Many of us confuse existing with living and movement with progression. The moment you take a risk, you have already won. Your first step forward in personal growth and change is always just one step outside of your comfort zone. Many times on our self-discovery journey, life experiences, and obstacles humble us. We think we …