I’m about to tell you what I’ve discovered to be the secret to life. “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” ~ Carl Rogers We are all paradoxes. We will always be paradoxes. Paradox-–a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities. Once… Read More The Secret to Life is Hidden Right Here in Plain Sight, but can You Accept It?
For us, it’s the Spring Equinox today, while for my dear friends down under it’s the Autumnal Equinox. This is a day to honor yourself and your journey! It’s no secret that we at Hug Your Chaos love all things that celebrate darkness and light, so naturally today is a big day for us. And… Read More How to Harness the Energy of the Spring Equinox for Healing and Integration.
I hug my chaos as a daily practice. As part of this work, I am opening myself up to you in complete vulnerability now. Just last week I had a thought, a moment when I asked myself, “Am I living in my most authentic truth? Now, what brought about this thought was something absolutely terrifying… Read More I Chose to Hug My Chaos instead of Denying the Darkness, and You Can Too.
The suppression of my darkness and my shadow self came to a head a few years ago as I found myself toeing the line between life and death as I battled drug addiction and alcoholism. I was playing with fire. The fire of drug addiction and alcoholism. I was miserable, hopeless, discontent, angry, and bitter.… Read More My Darkness Manifests as Addiction & I’m Grateful for It.
Habits are hard to break. Especially those habits that we honestly believe are helping us. Habits such as reading our daily Astrological report before we begin our day. You know how it works. Each morning you wake up, put on the coffee pot and sit down to read your daily Astrology on your smart phone,… Read More Reading your morning Astrological report can be harmful… Here’s why.
Everything is energy. And I don’t want to be stuck in low vibration habits anymore….because they feel like sh*t! The further down the yogic path I venture, the more I come to understand that energy and vibration are real. I didn’t always believe this. It’s simple really. Everything we see and interact with is made… Read More 7 Habits that Keep us Trapped in Low-Vibration.
“Liars Lie!” After struggling with trust most of my life, I had a mentor once say to me “Liars lie. It’s not personal. If you can square with that, you’ll live in peace”. Honestly, regardless of the mountains of work I’ve done within myself, I still struggle with not taking it personally when someone I… Read More The truth about lies, and why this Eclipse is such a bad time to be a liar…
When my time gets wasted, I get angry. My whole body tenses up. My head gets hot and prickly. I literally feel the nerves tingling as the feeling races up and down my spine, spreading out to my extremities. My palms start to sweat and my fists clench. I feel my breath growing more shallow… Read More Stop Denying Your Anger and Start Using it for Your Growth.
I’m right, you’re wrong, and f*ck you if you disagree with me! Does the mental chaos sound familiar? In present-day humanity, I see a bigger picture of the exact drama unfolding that was once my individual path in life. I unconsciously chose, over and over again, to serve myself and take the easier way out every time I was… Read More If Your Mental Chaos is Anything like Mine, You’re going to Appreciate This.
Today I want to quit. I’ve been thinking non-stop about quitting everything I was working towards for the first half of the day and most of last night. I’m a relatively positive person and I like to go after what I want in life because I know I have to get it. Nothing is given… Read More When you Want to Quit, Remember this One Simple Thing (Video Blog).