Difficult Emotions

Difficult Emotions Will Set You Free (If Only You Listen)

I was having a bite at my neighborhood Whole Foods when I glanced up and saw a greeting card carousal smack-dab in front me. It was bursting with flowy affirmations cards. Stuff like: • All you need is faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust • Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is

A Guide for Including Cannabis in Your Meditation Practice

No! Please Don’t Make Me Breathe! Breathing was something I didn’t really want to do for most of my life. Not that I didn’t want to breath to stay alive but it was the breathing that meditation and yoga teachers nudged me to do … focusing on the air going in-and-out of my lungs -

Get & Stay ELEVATED … Lose Self-Doubt and Fear

  “Everyone will notice.”  Hmmm, I was playing it out in my mind (what else is there to do stopped at an intersection, eh?). The implied story is that a person got promoted and to celebrate, buys a big bauble so that they could …. could what? Impress people because 1) they had such good taste

Do You Spew Your Toxic Anger Or Is It A Steady Drizzle?

How’s your temper? Do you have one? (In fact, the answer is yes – most people have a temper, even if they don’t think they do 😜) In our society, the proverbial “bull in the china shop” gets all the Anger notoriety. However, another prominent shade of Anger is the repressed “complaining, blaming, whining and

The Third Frontier of Cannabis, Psycho-Spiritual

I went to a fascinating event where the theme was how psychedelic medicines will shape the society of the future. There was lots of discussion about cannabis – particularly using it with intention for safe and sacred healing journey experiences. In fact, this approach to employing cannabis as a spirit plant has been referred to as cannabis' Third Frontier. 

Here’s How to Tackle Your Crazy

The first question to be answered in any potentially meaningful relationship is: "And how are you crazy?" So, have you given it any thought: how ARE you crazy? For me personally (just off the top of my head): I can be aggressively controlling. I can be judgmental (about