I'm not talking about voice mail messages, or email messages. I am referring to pain in our bodies that can be physical but are often emotional. Whenever we are in pain, we are quick to self-medicate. We want the pain to go away...QUICKLY! We don't want to deal with it. A friend of mine, going … Continue reading What Happens When We Ignore Messages?
Only painful though when you're not involved in the work that you should be doing! Most of us approach the world of work with the same paradigm: Go to school. Get a degree. Get a job. Perhaps take another job. Work hard. Rise up through the ranks. Become the “head honcho”. Make big bucks. Retire … Continue reading Survival is not enough…in fact it’s painful!
If you truly were to work on discovering who you really were – then perhaps the challenges in life and love would become clearer. Expect however that your life will be sprinkled with difficulties here and there. In Scott Peck’s book: - “The Road Less Traveled” he opens with the statement Life is difficult”; he … Continue reading Finding the authentic you
In reading a copy of M. Scott Peck’s - The Road Less Traveled and Beyond, in his chapter on Learning and Growth - I discovered this quote by Soren Kierkegaard, who said: A man may perform astonishing feats and comprehend a vast amount of knowledge, and yet have no understanding of himself. But suffering directs … Continue reading Self discovery – is this a worthwhile exercise?
So many times we think we know ourselves but do we? In the hustle and bustle of the world we are constantly in motion. In fact we actually think it a “sin” if we find ourselves with nothing to do. It’s no wonder we feel disconnected, fragmented and no doubt weary that we never sit … Continue reading Who are you?