Kimberly

The Gift of Burnout

Are you ruminating or is your mind spinning at bedtime? Are you working on weekends and through lunch? Are you drinking a lot, or fighting with your partner on a regular basis? If any of these sound familiar, you’ll want to pay close attention. They’re signs that you’re approaching burnout.

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Kimberly

Finding Equanimity

When someone blasts you with their anger or treats you in a way that you don’t appreciate, does your energy level drop? Do you start to feel bad? Or in some situations, do you get derailed for the rest of the day?

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Kimberly

The Gifts of Your Ancestors

Power is hereditary, and so is the loss of power. Research shows that trauma is passed from one generation to another unless it is consciously addressed. That doesn’t just happen with trauma. It also occurs with the unreconciled stories of your life. You carry the spiritual and emotional inheritance of your parent’s unresolved issues until you make the conscious choice to put it down.

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Kimberly

Nothing is Actually Wrong

Under times of stress, staying positive is the hardest thing to do. This is because most of us consistently retreat into the fear response in the face of uncertainty. It’s not unusual. It’s NORMAL. But that doesn’t mean it’s HELPFUL.

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Kimberly

Dancing with Reality

You ask for it, and it shows up. A parking spot right in front of the store. Socks that exactly match the shirt you adore. A new opportunity. A new home, right when you need it.

In times like these it is difficult to maintain the illusion that we are separate, isolated personalities floating along in a random universe, fighting for ourselves. It looks like something is listening to us and responding to our requests. It’s almost as if this life and this universe were … interactive.

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Kimberly

The True “Leap of Faith”

Leaps of faith are big in the personal development world. We think we need to go up to the edge of everything we know and then jump, growing our wings on the way down. We put aside practical concerns, prudence, and rationality to step into what we perceive as surrender, faith, and trust in the Divine.

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Kimberly

How to See What You Don’t See

We all have our blind spots. If we’re attuned, we only are aware that they hold us back. We still may not see how to bring light to our personal darkness. Luckily, learning to see is easier than you might think.

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Kimberly

Healing The Bitterness of Resentment

All of us, even leaders, feel resentment at times. You might feel a slight from seeing a promotion offered to someone more junior, from someone sharing your ideas in a meeting as if they were their own, or from not having your contributions recognized.

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Kimberly

The Disappointment Trap

Did you ever make the decision to not expect anything of anyone because then you wouldn’t be disappointed? Or have you decided to be satisfied with security rather than reach out for your big dreams?

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