Category: Redesigning the Self

Understanding the core of who we truly are…

Liminal Space

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  Airports, stairwells, escalators, elevators, doorways – the places that are meant for coming or going, not being. Liminal space is also a frame of mind in which we are in a period of transitioning. It is that time when our entire life has… Continue Reading “Liminal Space”

The Foundation of Hate?

Revelation: having hatred for others implies hatred for the self. Something to ponder… And, as a point of reference – hatred can include the following: 1. Over-generalization (ex. one bad encounter w/ someone means their entire race or culture is bad) 2. Mind-reading (assuming… Continue Reading “The Foundation of Hate?”

The Dark Night of the Soul

Let’s just get this out of the way, the ascension process…. it can really suck. Two weeks ago I spent several days in complete despondency. I hid myself away, turned off my phone, and laid around watching movies but not connecting to anything I… Continue Reading “The Dark Night of the Soul”

Life Makeover

I bet there’s been times in your life you just wanted to yell out to the universe “re-do!” And technically, we do get our “re-do” moments throughout life. We all have those scenarios and characters that appear to be on repeat in our life:… Continue Reading “Life Makeover”

The Bullshit We Tell

”   …a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presumptions.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socratic_method) Though I’ve heard of Socrates, it wasn’t until about 15 years ago that I began hearing about… Continue Reading “The Bullshit We Tell”

Shattering the Illusions of Self

We spent our childhoods figuring out who we are. We’ve padded our adult life with things, jobs, situations that reflect that which we think we are. And, if you’ve read the last three posts, you’ve focused even more on the Self and the many… Continue Reading “Shattering the Illusions of Self”

Breaking Out of Your Box

  I’m going to tell you a little story about me. About eight year ago, I fell in love. Seven years ago, we parted ways and I ended up with  a man whom I really didn’t love but moved in with anyway, knowing I… Continue Reading “Breaking Out of Your Box”

Defining the Self, part 3

What is the ultimate, the most fantastical color in the whole of the world that makes you sing with joy every time you see it, wear it, are surrounded by it? If it’s blue, what kind of blue? If it’s orange, does it have… Continue Reading “Defining the Self, part 3”

Defining the Self, part 2

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“Don’t ask kids what they want to be when they grow up but what problems they want to solve. This changes the conversation from who do I want to work for, to what do I need to learn to do that.” -Jaime Casap I… Continue Reading “Defining the Self, part 2”

Defining the Self, part 1

I got skills. And, I bet you have them too. Have you ever sat down and just figured out your skill set, perhaps for that potential job? I’ve done it at least a hundred times, or so it seems. A year ago, I came… Continue Reading “Defining the Self, part 1”