Category Archives: Inner Development

The Truth at the Heart of Polarization

For many of us as change agents who tend to have a preference for harmony and idealize a world without conflict, the increasing amounts of polarization we are witnessing today are distressing. Yet if we are to respect the fact that, without exception, uncomfortable challenges serve our evolution both individually and collectively, what truth and … Continue Reading »

What is Yours to Do in the Midst of So Much?

My heart aches with the increasing amounts of suffering, unmet need, and dysfunction being revealed every day around the globe. It’s painful to see how little we have evolved as a society, and eye opening to recognize that the Western World can no longer pretend to hold moral authority in so many ways. In deep … Continue Reading »

Do Your Actions Align with Your Inner Truth?

You’ve heard the saying “You must be the change you want to see” and “You can’t create a new paradigm with old paradigm thinking.” What does that mean, really? And then, once we’ve shifted our thinking, how do we change our actions and priorities to embody the inner wisdom we’ve gained? Back in the 80’s … Continue Reading »

Cut a Clear Path Through Overwhelm

It’s rare these days for me to find someone who isn’t feeling overwhelmed with all the available options and demands on their time. If you’ve been feeling more and more this way, you’re not alone! The sad thing is that many people give up trying to manage the precious resource of their time, and simply … Continue Reading »

Stop Pushing When You Need to Be Sharpening

When the demands on your time start to feel overwhelming, is your natural response to start pushing to get things done and fit everything in?  It happens to nearly all of us, and the cost of that automatic response is huge. It could even be a major factor preventing you from fulfilling the mission that … Continue Reading »

How to Act on a Calling That Scares You

Do you feel a calling that’s been tugging more and more strongly on your heart and soul, yet totally spooks you at the same time? It’s that funny paradox — you wouldn’t be so moved by this calling unless it did involve something bigger than what you think you can do right now. When something … Continue Reading »

The Brain Science of Creating Change that Sustains

The practice of setting New Year’s resolutions has fallen out of favor because even with the best intentions they don’t work for very long. The force of will is a poor match to the force of instinctual behaviors, beliefs and who we take ourselves to be! The U.S. elections were discouraging for many because the … Continue Reading »