3 Tips to Get Out of Your Head and Start Expressing Yourself

Read my debut article on Tiny Buddha!  This is a big accomplishment for me because growing up I had the belief that my English sucked, because I was always taken out of class to get extra help with English, being it was my second language and I never ever excelled in this subject.  This made me very self-conscious of expressing myself, which in turn dimmed my light. Sharing Is Caring
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You Have Come Of Age, Now What?

When you were a child you didn’t know any better, and was under the care of your parents, and other caregivers like your teachers.   They taught you what they knew about life based on their experience and the beliefs and values that were passed down to them.   They did the best to help you learn how things work in the world so that you can interact and integrate with the world successfully.   As a child you involuntarily took on the beliefs and values of those who looked after you.   And as you continue to experience life on
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8 Practical Ways to Transform Your Thoughts

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” - Wayne Dyer   At some point in our lives, we have all hit a crossroad where we need to decide whether to stay status quo or to take a leap of faith and follow our heart. Whatever the pivotal event may be, if you decide to take the leap and welcome change, there is always the time between when you make the decision, to when you actually take the leap, where it could be trying at times to keep your mind in a peaceful, and
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Heart vs. Mind – How to Strengthen Your Personal Power

Have you ever felt torn between what you want and what you need? Where your mind is telling you to do one thing and your heart is telling you to do another.   Lately I have noticed that I have been in my head, thinking about all the things I want to do and trying to decide what I need to do.  What should I focus on? At the same time, I have been worrying about the consequences and risks of the decisions I make and how things will play out, how it will affect others, etc.  It has left
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How to Ignite Your Personal Brilliance

Recently I had the opportunity to attend Vasavi Kumar (Keeping It Real Guru)’s Nourish Retreat in Malibu.  It was in the middle of the winter when I applied and was selected.  The thought of being in sunny Malibu, meeting 14 other fabulous ladies, eating fresh, healthy, scrumptious meals and being able to decompress and gain focus on my life was a no brainer.   The Problem As the retreat weekend approached in September, I wasn’t really excited about it.  I felt everything in my life was going all right.  I had nothing to complain about, and I wasn’t sure what
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Want to (En)Lighten Your Mind? – Let Go!

Have you ever been annoyed or irritated by one (or more) of the following: i.e. - The team member who is always late for meetings and is doing minimal to pull his/her weight - The friend who you know has read your emails, text messages that contains a question but does not respond - The rowdy teenagers sitting behind you at the movie - The relative who owes you money but will not pay you back unless you ask for it. - The child on the plane who keeps kicking the back of your seat - The neighbor with the
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