Quan Yin and me – the beginnings

Everything happens in its own time. Boy do I believe that. A little less than 7 years ago, I had my portrait painted by Intuitive Portraits by Michelle Mauler It was gorgeous and spoke to me in so many ways.. but one way I was confused. Quan Yin was part of the art… and I was unfamiliar with her. I Continue Reading →

Stop sharing the hate

I just posted this on FB   Stop. Just stop. Stop sharing the hate. Ya know.. for the past 8 years.. I unfriended haters.. of Obama.. unless they were friends with me in real life.. and them, I unfollowed.. or just followed less…   And I thought.. stupidly.. that my liberal friends were above the hate. I was wrong. So Continue Reading →

Making OUR America great again — OUR way

I had what may have been an Epiphany. I could be wrong. I don’t know.. but.. here it is Social Media has grown a LOT in the last 8 years. For 8 years, we saw Republicans / Conservatives spout hate. Democrats / Liberals thought that they were above all that. (yes.. I’m dogging both.. Keep in mind that I am Continue Reading →

How To Stop People From Emotionally Manipulating You

If you are reading this right now, then chances are you have been manipulated by someone at some point in your life.  There is also a good chance you are being manipulated right now.  Teachers, co-workers, relationship partners, friends, and family are usually the ones who end up manipulating us because we feel as though we can trust them.  Because Continue Reading →

Parenting as an empath

Originally found here (http://www.theempathway.net/the-empath-and-parenting.html) but the site has been taken down. Saving because it has great information that I cannot find anywhere else. Above all of the experiences in life, being a parent is the most demanding yet the most rewarding experience when embraced fully. The balancing required to maintain a healthy equilibrium is quite a task and particularly more Continue Reading →

Top 10 Toxic People to Avoid at All Costs

By Marcia Sirota MD It’s easy to waste a lot of time and energy trying to deal with certain types of people. These troublesome individuals create conflict and turmoil, but it’s not inevitable that you should get stuck in difficult, unsatisfying relationships. Children often have no choice about who they associate with, but adults do have a choice. Here are Continue Reading →

Saying “I can’t” is a cop-out

Turn your “I can’t” into an “I can” I “can’t” quit my job, I “can’t” leave my abusive spouse, I “can’t” tell my kids no, I “can’t” manage money, I “can’t” tell my toxic friend to stop calling… most of us have used that phrase at one time or another.  At its root, “I can’t” is basically a cop-out; it’s Continue Reading →

Know your worth

A profound sketch of a woman giving her all to someone who has nothing to offer her back. The transfer of energy is real. If you are constantly surrounded by, interacting with, having intercourse with, pouring your feelings into an empty person, they are going to suck you completely dry. Know your worth. You cannot continually do the same thing and Continue Reading →

An opposite and almost horrific opinion of an empath

An Open Letter to Those Who Call Themselves Empaths. Via Margarita Stoffbergon Jul 28, 2015 I am an empath.I really don’t think you are Apparently. See? Exactly my point I am incredibly sensitive. I have permeable boundaries. I’m up and down. I reach out and feel everything everyone feels, and all too easily, I find myself lost at sea, often Continue Reading →