Tarot for Trump Administration

Tonight, I pulled another card. I got the Moon. The Moon calls your attention to your shadow, becoming consciously aware of any tendencies to project fear and anxiety onto your external surroundings, and turning it around into more positive and constructive energy. The Moon is a psychological card of projecting fear into your present and your future, based on past Continue Reading →

Compassion in the Midst of Madness

BY LEO BABAUTA Whether you’re in the U.S. or not, the results of the election can bring up some strong feelings — maybe outrage or depression, maybe elation and shock, maybe contempt for others. In this crazy emotional time, I urge you to try a compassion practice. Perhaps, like some people I know, you are angry about the outcome, and 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 →

Wow! Can’t believe someone would do that!

I just got chased through parts of Topeka by a madman throwing.. food.. I think? something with mayonnaise? Really gross.. Really scary!! Turned off before I reached the police station, dammit and didn’t get a tag number. :( Honestly, I’m still shaking. I merged into his lane and then he turned stopped to turn, I was a bit close, but Continue Reading →

Imagine the best result instead of anticipating the worst outcome

A Self-Created State Worry We have all had the experience of worrying about something at some point in our lives. Some of us have a habitual tendency to worry, and all of us have known someone who is a chronic worrier. Worry is an extension of fear and can be a very draining experience. In order for worry to exist, Continue Reading →

What if I can’t really teach? What if they don’t like how I teach?

I’m starting to get scared. What if I can’t really teach? What if the administration do not like how I teach? All kinds of crazy thoughts are running through my head. *sigh* It’s just not fair. I love to teach, I know I usually do a good job, but now that school starts in three days I sadly start to Continue Reading →