An important note in these intense times. Hope it assists!

Picture Credits – Jeannie Selda

“A deep love of the unknown will transcend
your need for courage.

Jennifer Hough

Ever wish you didn’t think so much?

I had a very heady conversation with a dear friend recently, and it was all about being afraid to take action on an inspiration. They spent lots of time trying to figure out “WHY” their dreams were calling to them, so their mind could be at peace before they took action.

Oh, my goodness, did I ever have compassion! I used to analyze everything. I thought it would keep me safe. With everything going on in the world right now, every once in a while that habit creeps back in. But it does not keep me safe; it just keeps me in my head, and history is the only thing in my head. I desire to be surprised and delighted by answers not yet imagined.

If you and I are looking for solutions (either in our lives or in the world), they do not lie in our heads. It is the “field” of greater wisdom, the imaginal cells of Creation, where the answers lie.

“I am willing to go anywhere that presents,
in order to be surprised and delighted!”

I’ve become more interested in being surprised and delighted than in knowing why. Asking ourselves “Why” just gives us a really great explanation for how come we are stuck. (And, it’s a great way to avoid getting on with it!)

Know what I mean?

The nervous system can get overloaded with analysis, and cause us to get tired.

We analyze because we are either wanting the illusion of control or safety. However, control and safety, ironically, can only happen if we follow the breadcrumbs of adventure that come from life.

Loving the life that presents in front of us
puts us in alignment with the love of Creation,
and in that flow, we are more than safe… we are alive!

In survival mode, we need to stay safe. Hence, an effect on the nervous system when we start worrying about the “I don’t know what I’m doing” piece.

In thriving mode (knowing that the entire Universe is happening “for” us), we are completely curious on the adventure, which uses a whole different part of the brain.

Hence, the nervous system is not involved because it’s about leaning into something inevitably expansive.

Are ya picking up what I’m putting down? I mean “my way” of figuring out why never worked. Shifting into a more expansive way was a life changer for me.

How do you relate differently to the unknown? Has it changed since going through the past two years?

Can’t wait to hear!

With love,



Should we only do things that ‘feel good’?

Should we only do things that ‘feel good’?

Should we only do things that ‘feel good’?

Well, you might be surprised to hear me say absolutely not.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s not about deliberately forcing ourselves to do things that feel awful.

It’s just that I hear so many people saying… “only do it if it feels good”.

Here’s the issue with that:

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Fear does an interesting thing to our brains

Fear does an interesting thing to our brains

Fear does an interesting thing to our brains.

I was listening to a brilliant podcast a few days ago which my husband reminded me about. Although they didn’t talk about this specifically, it struck me how important it is to understand how our brains work. In understanding this, I’m able to follow my knowing and feel connected to clarity, instead of being manipulated by noise which can only happen if I’m in fear; it’s so easy to be in fear these days, don’t you think?

Fight or flight creates an interesting shift in the brain causing us to relate to those who disagree with our viewpoint as the “other”, and there are those who want to manipulate others in order to protect themselves.

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The key to thriving is…

The key to thriving is…

A key to thriving is remembering that doing this is actually important.

It’s ‘nothing’.

That’s the thing, doing nothing is doing something.I’m sure you’ve sometimes tried to keep pushing through a project when life is showing you the harder and longer you push, the more unproductive things get, right?

I’m so guilty of feeling invincible or, put another way, stubbornly carrying on instead of being present to what life is showing, or sometimes commanding, me to do.

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