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#221

There are two sides or aspects of pain. Today, may we acknowledge our painful experience and know ourselves more clearly through pain.

#220

The buddha, the dharma, and the sangha. Three ways we can take refuge in reality.

#219

We have a hard time being our authentic selves. And that's a shame, because if we never show ourselves we never get to find out if people love us for who we are. We would rather be running than get burned by the truth.

#218

Stress is one thing being pulled in two different directions. No matter what the situation, that is essential to us feeling stress. Stress is not an emotion, it's a body state. Today, may we understand our stress better.

#217

Relationships aren't easy- it's not a huge surprise. Relationships are a unique area of life because they are one of the best mirrors for our relationship with ourself: love, worthiness, kindness, denial, all will come out in relationships.

#216

What is the difference between trust and faith? Enter the topic of today's episode.

#215

Where does anxiety come from? Do we create it out of nowhere? Is it random? Is it a cover for another emotion? In polyvagal theory we can understand how body states can turn into emotions.

#214

We can go through life guarded. We cover our broken heart and don't want to face what's actually going on. The medicine for a broken heart is to tell the story and open to love. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#213

It can be really painful needing things from people. It's difficult to get our needs met, and it's painful that we can't control the outside world. Sometimes we become overly self-reliant in trying to not need anything. Unfortunately, you cannot un-need anything. In...

#212

We come into this world as an innocent child. Our hearts are very open and we get hurt along the way. We are vulnerable and others hurt us. We lose our innocence, and we are here to learn to do these things anyway. Today, life is not a search to regain innocence.

#211

We come into this world as an innocent child. Our hearts are very open and we get hurt along the way. We are vulnerable and others hurt us. We lose our innocence, and we are here to learn to do these things anyway. Today, life is not a search to regain innocence.

#210

We believe we have control over things that we cannot control, and we become exhausted. We have control over things that we think we don't, and so we miss out on an opportunity to create our reality. Today, may we get in line with what we can control.

#209

This nugget comes from The Four Agreements. The whole of the human drama comes from assumptions and taking things personally. When people don't behave the way we want/expect, stories are created. On top of stories come emotions which are created out of the stories we...

#208

Relationships are one of the most difficult things that we will engage with in this life. The idea that we can't control others is very painful. People are late! People are flaky! How are we supposed to trust them? We develop many expectations and disappoint...

#207

Get in there and visit your heart. Contained within the heart is all the suffering, love, and peace that is part of the world. All of these feelings live in the same room. How often will we not visit our heart, where both dragons and pricesses live? Check us out at......

#205

Learning to have a relationship with all our emotions, not just the good ones. Those of us who are emotional stuffers will benefit greatly from this. Emotions are simply too great a burden to stuff up and carry around. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter...

#204

On the gray, uninspired days it's harder to feel spiritual and connected. Today, I will maintain my spiritual practice. I know that this is a part of life. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#203

It's ok to visit the darkness, whatever that is for you. It is ultimately there to be explored, understood, and integrated, just like the light. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#202

Self-love, love from others, practicing love in all areas. We do not experience all the love that is available now. Love is there, but we ignore. Love is all around all the time. An endless resource at our disposal. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter...

#201

The triumphant return. It's been a while! Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#200

Are you a victim of something today? A victim of the virus or of someone else? A victim of your financial situation or your job? On this season finale episode of Spiritual Nuggets Daily we talk about the sneaky ways we make ourself a victim of life. Check us out at......

#199

The whole human drama comes from two things: assumptions and taking things personally! So says The Four Agreements. This episode speaks on self management and self awareness as it applies to human drama. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#198

Balance is spiritual order. Everything in the world is always trying to balance itself, whether it be karma, our own bodies, or nature. Life is always calling us to balance. Today, if we're feeling unbalanced, we can know that is a very natural and spiritual part of...

#197.8

No matter how much we work with ourselves on our trauma, shortcomings, or quirks we'd rather not have, we will always be dealing with the ego. Today, instead of listening to the ego, we may detach and know that what it says isn't the ultimate truth. Check us out at......

#197.3

The entire range of human emotions are valid and meant to be felt in their fullness. Instead of pushing down negative emotions and accept positive emotions, we are called to feel all emotions with the same fullness. Today, may we accept our emotions so we don't have...

#197

Be in touch with the tone of your experience today: positive, negative, neutral. What kind of charge is painted over your experience in this moment? Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#196

Today's episode is on a special practice. When we're starting to spin out on a particular topic, we can sit down and comtemplate our freedom. Right this moment, there is truly nothing to do. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#195

Not all diseases and pains in the body are related to spiritual malady. Today, we can rest in knowing that sometimes healing can come purely on the physical level. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#194

There are many reasons we don't heal. Today we speak of a second reason: we like our old pain. Pain is comfortable! Afterall, we like what we know even if it's painful. Those who don't heal are often staying in a familiar painful place. Check us out at... Facebook...

#193

There are many reasons we don't heal. Today we speak of one reason: we are caught up in the illusion that the surface layer of life is all there is. We may believe that everything is as it seems. The truth is, there are many layers beyond this physical reality of...

#192

We don't do things to the best of our ability, we don't do things to the best of our beliefs, we ultimately only do things to the best of our willingness and open-mindedness. Today, may we open ourselves to great willingness. Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#191

If we aren't present about our state of mind, we may be in a heavy receiving state. We may receive all kinds of energies from people, namely the negative ones. Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#190

In life we must have a strong back and a soft front. In other words, we need to lead with our vulnerability. Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#189

We use a lot of language around healing that could be unhelpful. In healing there is this idea of arrival point, but the truth is that healing is a continual process of transformation. Spiritual healing is akin to creating a work of art, rather than stitching up a...

#188

Being a human in a physical body means we carry a certain amount of weight. We carry necessary weights, such as daily responsibilities. There are also weights we carry that are unnecessary, such as the weight of guilt, shame, regret. Today, may we learn to carry the...

#187

Sometimes we're too close to the problem. We can't see a way out, around, or through because we simply are too submerged in the problem. Today, we can use three new ways to change our perspective on a problem. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#186

What are the things that have happened to you that have made you who you are, that have made you prepare yourself for the outside world? We can name some of those as traumas. We are constantly changed and shaped by trauma. Today, may we be able to show up strong in...

#185

Pain demands to be felt, but suffering is completely unneccesary. Today, may we be able to connect with and acknowledge our pain but not turn it into suffering. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#184

The principle that one can overcome their need for outside sources of happiness and fulfillment. Today, may we find the fullness and wholeness that exists and expands from within. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#183.5

When the virus has us slowing down and staying inside, how do we find worthiness in just being? Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#183

The act of taking care of someone else, while neglecting ourselves. We usually do this with the people we care about most. Today, may we learn to take care of ourselves. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#182

Being able to set healthy boundaries is an indicator of our greater health as a person. Boundaries are set according to that deep core of our being that knows guilt and shame. Boundaries have everything to do with what we think we deserve. Today, may we set boundaries...

#181

We may have thought we could reach some beacon or high point of spirituality where nothing would bother us anymore. It turns out that the purpose of spirituality is not to escape the problems of this earth, but to assimilate and learn to accept them. Check us out...

#180

We thought that we could just be free of things. Be free of that problem person, be free of that difficult job. But it turns out that we are in relationship with each and every thing in our life, we must engage with life. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter...

Notes on A Pandemic

Just a few thoughts on the current state of the world and our fear. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#179

We must take care of ourselves in order to be in relationship with someone else. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#178

Others can be in a negative space and sometimes we may find ourselves drawn in and affected by the energy. There is another way we can interpret negative energy that has nothing to do with us. Today, may we understand where others are coming from so we don't have to...

#177

Life embues us with a background of wisdom to know that in the end, we will be ok. One goal of being present in life is to experience events more deeply so that we can learn from them. Every trauma is trying to transform itself into wisdom. Today, may we enjoy the...

#176

There's a healing culture within spirituality- we're always getting better but are we really there? Sometimes contemplating our healing can set us up for "arrival thinking." Today we are whole, no matter what healing you may be waiting for. Check us out at... Facebook...

#175

The universe is all about transformation, everything is always becomming something else. Change is our nature. Some of us feel we're never ready for change, but life will bring us what we need regardless. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#174

Time cannot be saved, only spent unwisely. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#173

Ever have someone just disappear from communication? You've experienced ghosting. Relationships are tough, especially relationships on the internet. This episode attempts to understand why people do this and what we can do about it. Check us out at... Facebook...

#172

As human beings we need nurturing. No one is able to be fiercely independent, it isn't our nature. We have learned to block people's support and in so doing we have blocked our own access to nurturing. Today, may we learn to accept the support of others and be...

#171

Are you in self-sabotage today? Self-sabotage doesn't always look so cut and dried. The ego always wants to be right and so if we have a prediction for an outcome in our life, sometimes we will make that situation happen. The truth is that we think we know, and we...

#170

A lot of things in our life are at play that we're not even aware of. In our subconscious mind we may have fears, resentments, unconscious drives that make us act in dumbfounding ways. We will attempt to prove whatever the subconscious mind is thinking, even if it's...

#169

Truth is in spiritual harmony with love. You could even say truth and love are the same thing, because there is nowhere love is that truth is not. It isn't to say that telling the truth is always a loving act. We must work to speak the truth with love in all areas of...

#168

What motivates you? Have you noticed that certain situations can motivate or demotivate you depending on what happens. When we become aware of what motivates us we can learn how to think in order to accomplish our goals. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter...

#167

Have you been busy worrying about the future? Perhaps you may have forgotten to be excited about the future. Your best days truly are to come. Deep love, wonderful relationships, beautiful gifts from the universe. Today, may we not be burdened by the future but...

#166

When we feel stuck, miserable, caught up, we can turn to gratitude and acceptance. The two spiritual principles that allow us to work with each and every situation. These principles transform our perspective. These principles are the duct tape that can get us through...

#165

All too often in life we rely on external comparisons to understand a thing. Judging things externally gives us a lopsided view of the world. We compare our inner state to the outer state of everything. This can cause us much pain and suffering. Today, may we not...

#164

Life is a process. Healing is a process. You may be in a million pieces right now but in the end you will be put back together. Besides, life isn't about being "all put together." It's about the little pieces. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#163

In life we are powerless over lots of physical things outside ourselves and because of this, we have come to believe we can't have what we want. Our inner monologue says we can't have them. We may choose not to want things becuase we actually believe they aren't...

#162

We view the world through a video camera, which is our two eyes. The experiences of our life are framed by our video camera, and so sometimes the ideas we come away with are not quite the truth. Today, may we become aware that what we think may not be the truth. Check...

#161

Our inner home is always available to us. Though our outer world may seem like the most important place, the truth is that we are the universe. Today, may we go home to ourselves and explore the complexity of mind, body, and spirit. Check us out at... Facebook...

#160

Your healing is available now. A higher power never sends a problem that doesn't have a solution, and the solution lies within you. Not within some outside source. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#159

Another three things! We have these three engines for change in our life. All influence the others, and when one changes the other two must change. Whichever way we choose to approach change, one of these drivers will be in play. Today, may we become aware of how to...

#158

In life there are three main things that no one can upkeep for you. These three things remain constant no matter how wealthy you may become. Today, may we learn to maintenance our lives to stay healthy and happy. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#157

This is one of the most useful lessons you may find. The universe is arranged for all to take care of themselves. When we don't take care of ourselves we are going against the natural order. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#156

We have limited time on this earth. We spend time worrying about the future, and postpone things we know we really should do. Today, may we value and use the time wisely. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#155

How do we watch a thought? This is the topic of today's episode. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#154

Imagine the feeling of entering a room. When you arrive in the room what are you thinking about? What is the experience that we're having and that other people are having. Can we arrive in a room with an energy of loving kindness? Or are we too busy with our problems...

#153

Reality is this amazing thing. It's both this constant and unchangeable thing but also something completely up for interpretation. Our reality is painted by the colors of our experiences. It could be said that every person has their own individual reality. Check us...

#152

Want an undeniable and reliable way of finding misery? Complain! Complaining is our way of saying,"my outer experience is not ok, and so I am seeking a fix." Whenever we are in a seeking from the outside posture, that is a cry for help. Whatever outside influence we...

#151

Unhelpful fears and belief systems can make us blind to consequences. Our denial may turn our pain points into positives. We may have magical thinking. In spirituality we are very familiar with magical or other worldly thinking. However, we must deal with life on some...

#150

Our personality and our soul work together to help us develop spiritually. The particular blind spots of our personality allow us to behave a certain way in the world. It isn't a bad or a good thing, it's just a particular aspect of our unique personality. If we...

#149

Which needs are authentic and which are artificial? This concerns our power. There are certain things we think we need that we don't need at all. We can feel this way because we create needs that don't exist. Today, may we be in touch with the difference between these...

#148

We are here to learn. We receive our learning in a number of ways and to hear the messages we must be in contact with our higher source. We come to new realizations that feel like they are coming from somewhere outside ourselves. All human beings have the equipment to...

#147

We are here to learn. We receive our learning in a number of ways and to hear the messages we must be in contact with our higher source. We come to new realizations that feel like they are coming from somewhere outside ourselves. All human beings have the equipment to...

#146

Sometimes it's necessary to override our feelings in order to get positive actions done. Specifically, we will often have to ignore and override discomfort to get new growth. Humans are a very special kind of being because every other being must obey their discomfort....

#145

There are a few ways that spiritual wisdom treats feelings. There is to transcend feelings and do actions despite how we feel, and then there is inviting feelings in as though they were good friends. There are certainly some feelings we feel that we treat with more...

#144

There are some attitudes we hold that keep us in a state of lack. "I cannot have what I want," or "what I have, I don't want." There is a state of resistance that causes suffering. Whatever your life situation is, do you feel that it really needs to change? What does...

#143

Humility: the quality of being humble. Human. Humiliation. From the latin Humus, meaning of the earth. Humility is to be grounded and right-sized. Often being humble has a negative connotation in our society, having humility is not being better nor worse. Humility is...

#142

Humility: the quality of being humble. Human. Humiliation. From the latin Humus, meaning of the earth. Humility is to be grounded and right-sized. Often being humble has a negative connotation in our society, having humility is not being better nor worse. Humility is...

#141

We are on this earth to make mistakes. We get soul development only through difficulties and mistakes. Bumping into things is the stuff of life, and we waste our time trying to avoid or not accepting our mistakes. When we deny mistakes, we lose personal power and...

#140

The goal for a spiritual path is to become a more peaceful person. Going through this life with less resistance and fear to reality. We're looking for ways to be happy that come from our inner resources and power. Part of this is easy, and another part of this about...

#139

You are the most important person in this. The universe is divinely set up this way. Whenever we don't put our needs an interests first we do all a disservice. We must communicate what we want and need, because if we don't no ones needs can get met properly. At times...

#138

Learning to be yourself is the most important thing we ever learn to do. Beneath all the layers of uneasiness and fear, there is discord. There is a constant sense within the body that something needs to be corrected. Underneath it all, there is wanting to be known...

#137

We are an incredibly complex being connected to many more complex beings. Us, as complex beings, have been given an incredibly simple life to live, but we always try to complicate it. Today, may we be able to enjoy the earch in all its complexity, yet live in...

#136

Everything that ever happens to us it an opportunity to heal, we need only perceive them correctly. When someone says something to us that puts us in pain, sometimes they are speaking to an existing pain that already exists. We have wounds that others touch with their...

#135

We are in spiritual relationship with everyone. Some souls we will become closer to, some will serve different purposes in our lives, but all have something to offer us. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#134

In relationships people choose to deal with difficulties in different ways, whether it's to run away, cut off, or be in resentment. When we cut off a relationship we also cut off the feelings associated with that relationships. In families we are often inextricably...

#133

There are simple things we do everyday to strengthen our connection with the divine. Just like we've got to change the oil on our car or clean the bathroom, we've got to renew that connection with a higher power. When we do this regularly we can remember who we are,...

#132

Fully inhabiting your physical body right in this moment, what is your problem? Do you have one? Many of our problems are ghosts of the past or future, not in the present moment. This can be a wonderful practice because we realize that many of our problems don't exist...

#131

Within consciousness there are two pieces of observation. There is the person who is doing an action, then there is the person who is witnessing the action. The independent witness is the most powerful tool we have access to as humans. You are all the power, light,...

#130

Our lives are so full of stimuli we end up having to do a lot of ignoring. In fact, we may not be comfortable if we're not ignoring something. Being home with no noise, no stimulation, no activities to do, can actually cause us distress. We complain that we can't...

#129

Addictions can manifest in our life in many different forms. It doesn't have to be about a substance, it could be to a person or to a particular behavior. An addiction is characterized by an unnatural attraction to something that has an obcessive and compulsive...

#128

Considering the deepest love you have ever experienced. The Universe, Source, Spirit, or God, whatever name you have for a higher power, has an even greater love for us than that strongest love we can imagine. The second greatest love we can ever experience is the...

#127

There is only suffering or the absence of it. We try and do behaviors that bring us more peace. Suffering can actually be transformed. When something comes up for us that feels like suffering we can use it as an opportunity to practice. If we feel a thorn or a sore...

#126

There are those days when spirituality just can't penetrate our being. We can't always be in touch with God or do great meditation. On days when we can't find our positivity or our spirituality, we can get through it. Getting through it is spiritual even if we don't...

#125

There are things we have in life that we don't believe we deserve. This is a very dangerous game because whatever is in our life that we don't fully believe is ours, we will often push it away either through unconscious sabotage, carelessness, or negative energy. Our...

#124

We play a very silly game. We want something but don't truly believe we can have it. The idea of even wanting something that's unattainable feels like setting ourselves up for failure. So instead we choose not to want it. We may justify to ourselves why we actually...

#123

There is a great deal of information in our mind we believe to be the truth, but are actually assumptions. We may pile up assumptions over time and recite them as fact. When we don't fully investigate information, we create assumptions, and we inevitably create pain....

#122

Our lives are 100% habits. Every single thing we do is either forming a good habit, a bad one, or reinforcing old habits of any kind. Around 80% of our behavior is actually autopilot. Have you ever traveled somewhere you know how to get to and don't remember the trip?...

#121

Energy is energy, whatever form we may receive it in. Some energy is negative, some is positive, but no matter what we always have the ability to transform it. Sometimes we use our energy on purposes that are not useful such as trying to change things we have no power...

#120

Our lives are so full of stimuli we end up having to do a lot of ignoring. In fact, we may not be comfortable if we're not ignoring something. Being home with no noise, no stimulation, no activities to do, can actually cause us distress. We complain that we can't...

#119

Consider what you spend your time on. What % of the things you do are things you want to be doing? If the % of things you don't want to do is higher you will probably be less happy. It's that simple, we need to make times for the things we want to do, not only our...

#118

WHO, WHY, WHAT, WHERE, HOW are we? What's the purpose? Are we supposed to stock pile money, have a safety net so that we can retire, then die? Are we supposed to solve the future so that we can always be ok? If we're struggling with taking our life situation...

#117

Have you ever had a huge goal you achieved? Often achieving amazing things is not about having the right circumstances and overcoming obstacles, it's more about overcoming ourselves. We overcome our false beliefs, our lack of motivation, our negativity. If there is...

#116

No more lazy thoughts! It's time to get connected with your source. It's so important to get in alignment everyday. You are not experiencing the output of what you do everyday, you're actually experiencing the quality of your mind state. If your mind is not peaceful...

#115

The innate ability to know something without conscious reasoning: this is intuition. Each and every one of us is pre-programmed with a sense of what is going to happen. If we listen we will naturally predict. When we don't listen we may end up in danger or in...

#114

The realization that either all moments are sacred or none are. The universe is always there and operating in the background, and so we can think of each moment as being special and sacred. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#113

Life is falling apart and being put back together. Pieces are necessary for a new thing to form. If we're building a bigger thing, there's not way the pieces could stay in their small arrangement. If we're feeling in pieces today we can know that the pieces are not...

#112

There are a lot of things I think I know. When those things don't happen that I THINK need to happen, I feel bad. The truth is whatever I think is usually not quite right. There is only one true source of the universe that knows, and it's not me! Check us out at......

#111

When we're afraid we tend to shrivel up and retreat. We want to run away. Today, instead of running what if we could lean in. When we're confronted with the fears of the day there is always the option to lean in. Check us out at... Facebook Instagram Twitter FlickChat

#110

Have you found yourself having the same relationship over and over again? This may be a sign to us that we have something to work on. Old fears, beliefs, judgements, traumas, are getting in the way of us having healthy relationships with others.

#109

The universe is always trying to balance everything. Whatever we do in this life comes back to us at some point, whether it be in this life or in a later reincarnated life. Karma happens both on the level of action and on the level of intention. Our thoughts are...

#108

Whatever is happening for you right now, everything will be ok. Don't jusdge your current circumstances as the only thing that is to come. If you are frustrated, have a strained relationship, or you're distraught in any way. Life will bring change, and that is a...

#107

Physical objects have a lot of meaning within spirituality. Whether it's an idol to a religious figure or a pair of pants. Different items have different meaning for us. Do you keep some physical object around your living space that reminds you of unworthiness, pain,...

#106

Do you feel like you're searching for the perfect job, the perfect relationship, the perfect circumstances? No matter how perfect our situation is, if our inner state doesn't match that perfection then we won't experience it as such. We must hone our inner state in...

#105

The primary purpose of a relationship is to learn. The greater part of our insecurities, communication problems, or character defects will show up in our relationships. The people who we would be most attracted to are also those who would bring us great learning....

#104

What do you want today? When you want something ponder whether you want the thing or you want the feeling. Are you looking to feel happy, stable, contentment? If you want that feeling there are other ways you can access that feeling. In fact, the thing you want is...

#103

There are stories we tell about our identity, our life, our experiences, that serve to create pain in our life. This is called victomhood or martyrdom. We carry pain stories that become apart of our identity. Indeed, we view and interpret the world through our pain at...

#102

We try our best to avoid pain in life. When we avoid feeling pain, we actually store up and gather pain. All compulsive and addictive behaviors are an attempt to avoid the pain of life that we ultimately must face. Today we can understand those things we do to avoid...

#101

There are times we deny things we know. We pretend that we don't know what we know, so that we don't have to confront reality. Denial is a practice in insanity: what could be more insane than knowing reality and denying what's happening. No one can be forced out of...

#100

The universe runs on energy. Our body channels this energy. Thus, the level of our thoughts create reality. Whatever our intention is that is what we would experience from the world. If we would have negative intentions that is what we would experience from others. If...

#99

Emotions have a really cool spiritual purpose. They act as sacred messengers to us, energizers, or ways to get us to act in a particular way. We have ideas in this world about what we're supposed to be doing or being. This controlling of emotions is a destructive way...

#98

People do things to me that I don't hold them responsible for, even when I need to. This is called being a doormat. Being a doormat for other people's behavior is not a loving spiritual place. We are not meant to accept bad treatment from others. When others treat us...

#97

This is the idea that we're always trying to remove and resolve problems for our life so we can reach a promised land of happiness. Once I get that done I will be happy! If I can just get on the other side of this week I will be happy. Today, we can understand that...

#96

You have a reason to be happy! Not a justification, not an explanation, but a reason. This world contains a lot of negative experiences that may hold a lot of difficulty for us. However, this world is also balanced and so we would receive as much positivity as we...

#95

Would you describe yourself as a happy person? Are you waiting for happiness to happen or looking for it from somewhere? In this very moment you can actually give that gift to yourself. Happiness is a choice, and happiness is free.   Check us out at... FlickChat...

#94

How do we know what is a symbol of external power? We will know if some source of power is external because time will be able to remove it from us. It can also be anything that we fear to lose. Today, may we cultivate internal sources of power that can never be...

#93

On a spiritual path we may have a sense that our decisions are very important and may change a lot of things in our life. Have we made the right choice, are we on the right path? Today, whatever decision you have made, know that it is the right one.   Check us...

#92

We must continually work on the ways which we view and value ourselves. This has a huge effect on how we will feel on a daily basis. If we depend on others to constantly give us an evaluation on who we are, we will be depending on an unreliable source. We may depend...

#91

This episode is a little life hack you can use to help get motivated. On the really good days AND the really bad days we can truly work with our perspective. "Bad" days will have us in a very reactive state. We will feel we are not receiving from others, a state of...

#90

What even is a positive or negative emotion? Are emotions bad? Well, they certainly may feel bad. The truth is, all emotions are neutral. Whatever we would feel in this world, it is ok.   Check us out at... FlickChat Facebook Instagram Twitter  

Special: Jannon

An extremely vulnerable and real conversation about spirituality, failure, and perception with my friend Jannon.    Check us out at... FlickChat Facebook Instagram Twitter  

#89

Relationships Are The Laboratory of the Spirit. We will be drawn to the people and the relationships that would ultimately bring us healing. It' not that we will get along or like those people, it is that those people will push our buttons in the exact way that our...

#88

The truth of the matter is, everyone needs healing. No one is toxic, no one is inherently bad, only misguided and hurt. May we find a place within ourselves to accept that some people hurt more than others. This does not mean we need to spend any time with them, try...

#87

What are you waiting on today? Knowldege, worthiness, your degree, acceptance? Feel yourself reaching that goal, and know that you may now give that to yourself in this very moment. What are you waiting for? Some furutre time? Instead of waiting to give the gift, give...

#86

What are you waiting on today? Knowldege, worthiness, your degree, acceptance? Feel yourself reaching that goal, and know that you may now give that to yourself in this very moment. What are you waiting for? Some furutre time? Instead of waiting to give the gift, give...

#85

An episode on surrender vs. resignation. Surrender is letting it go, whereas resignation is allowing a habit behavior that we know is descructive. We've resigned ourselves to repeat behavior that we know isn't good for us but we don't know how to change. Resignation...

#84

Is it worth it to be happy even when we see a future that may not look happy? There are indeed many times when we are oblivious about bad things that are about to happen. Isn't it wonderful that we can't know about the "bad" things that are about to happen? We truly...

#83

A state of unhappiness or unease. Our voluntary participation in events which will disempower us. In essence, we create suffering for ourselves around things we believe we can't control but actually can. In this world, pain is inevitable but suffering is optional....

#82

Every single person has a particular thing that will make them absolutely crumble: a person, a sentence, a word. For me, that sentence is "you are not enough." What is it for you? Most of the work that we are doing in a spiritual practice is pointed in the direction...

#81

The purpose of time is for learning. Highly variable, subject to change, not easily measured. It's essentially another dimension: a sphere in 3 dimensions, and a 4th dimension being time. The episode is concerned with defining and understanding time.   Check us...

#80

Sometimes we feel like we're in complete darkness. There is a darkness we may be carrying that we will not show to the light. We simply fear to completely fall apart. Very deep and set in, they are particularly difficult to let go. Even those things can be healed....

#79

The main distinction between religion and spirituality is to access God through a frame or through the lack of a frame. For some, a frame is a helpful way to access and understand God. For others, they may need less of a guided frame. All people experience...

#78

Human beings are always trying to cultivate more divine qualitites. One quality God has that isn't often talked about is a sense of defenselessness. Nothing can ultimately hurt or affect God, and so God can go through the world and engage with all beings in a...

#77

Consider a time when you've been in complete and total darkness. When complete darkness comes on it can feel like we've stiffened up. We become apprehensive and uncomfortable. Perhaps it feels like something might jump out and attack. When someone turns the light on,...

#76

It's common to feel like we need to Go Go Go! Our society rewards a lot of business. Being busy gives us self-esteem, and can give us the feeling that we're accomplishing. Doing, however, isn't equivalent to being. The amount that we would naturally do, is enough. We...

#75

If we could have unconditional faith in a higher power we would be truly free. Often our faith in God isn't unconditional, but we do actually have practice with this concept. We have unconditional faith in our perspective and thought formations. What you make in your...

#74

So much pain has occurred in our world, it can feel sometimes like someone or the greater world owes us something. The world can feel like such a burden, how can society just expect us to go out and be an adult? The world has expectations on me, and I in turn have...

#73

Your life is a three layer cake. The first layer: what you do. The second layer: what you want to do. The third layer: what you tell people. The more in sync the three layers are for you, the more actualized and happy you will be. We're either heading towards...

#72

It may be no surprise to you that our society is very supportive of self abuse. Beating up on ourselves is a common issue we struggle with. It's also a common badge of honor to be busy. If you were to read out loud the things you say to yourself throughout the day,...

#71

No Life, No Death, only transformation. This is an idea which comes mostly from Buddhism. Nothing in this world actually posesses a particular form, it's only the form of our perception. This is the essence of signlessness. Nothing is ever in a constant form, but...

#70

Our life can feel like all problems if we're not careful. Be sure not to spend all your time in the problems, but rather live in the middle spaces where the problems aren't. Problems are ultimately the periphery of life experience, but we may be focusing the camera in...

#69

Are you in a work rut? You may want to ask, what are you creating? There may be some habit energy that you are recreating and revisiting through your repeated passage to a thought, feeling, or behavior. Being in the same body and the same environment for our whole...

#68

Being a creative who puts art out into the world is a strange exercise. When we spend a lot of time on a project that comes straight from the heart, we may feel that the art is coming straight from some inner sacred place. When we put out this intensely personal piece...

#67

Notes on distructiveness. When we're not in spiritual alignment we may be like a tornado going from town to town wrecking everything in our path. There are many human pains and sufferings caused by people's spiritual misalignment. In the moment, when we are...

#66

Are you in a hurry to get somewhere? Are you in a hurry to get the learning you want? Guess what! The universe is in no hurry! You are a jagged rock tumbling through space being smoothed over by life. This is a slow process, have faith. You will get your healing.

#65

Gratitude is the staple of a spiritual diet. It's one of those secret weapons which can transform any negative energy or attitude we hold. Whenever we call on it, gratitude immediately changes our inner experience. It turns problems to gifts, confusion into clarity....

#64

If we could have unconditional faith in a higher power we would be truly free. Often our faith in God isn't unconditional, but we do actually have practice with this concept. We have unconditional faith in our perspective and thought formations. What you make in your...

#63

Every single thing you do is a repetitive behavior. When we do one behavior we are often setting ourselves up for another behavior. The hooks in our environment that trigger repetitive behaviors can reinforce bad habits. Today, be aware of them. Even if you're not...

#62

We live in quite a pent up and nonconfrontational society. Passive aggression is very common and many people have piles of anger inside. That is not spiritual! The experience and expression of anger is part of the normal range of human emotions. May you find your path...

#61

Do you have the feeling that you're in a hostile universe, a loving universe, or a neutral universe? If we were to go anywhere else in the universe we would immediately die. The fearful parts of our mind would have us believe that we never have what we need. Howver,...

#60

Does it ever feel like life is throwing everything at you but the kitchen sink? It's really easy to get discouraged! One of the first things we tend to do is head into panic. Have faith, lean on your people and your higher power, and know that you won't be in this...

#59

The universe never sends a problem that cannot be solved. When we have obstacles and issues in life that come about, that in itself is a sign that there IS an answer or a solution. If we had no problems life would not be enjoyable. Today, I can embrace the spiritual...

#58

Isn't it interesting that sometimes we're so caught up in making a decision that we'd rather have someone else make the decision for us, even if the decision is one that limits our freedom. If you shrug your way through life, you will find that you'll end up somewhere...

#57

We have wounds that others touch with their words. When we've had an extreme reaction that doesn't seem to fit the situation, we're probably reacting to an old wound! The more wounds you have, the more people will be able to bother you.

#56

It's time to think in a different way- a way that aligns with the universe. Miracle: A surprising and welcome event that is not explainable by scientific laws. Essentially we're always trying to get in alignment with the truth of who we are so we can receive miracles...

#55

Giving help can be a messy thing! Sometimes we may feel taken advantage of, or we have trouble navigating boundaries, or we may find that we don't have any at all. For some of us, this was the reason we avoided giving help altogether. Luckily, there are ways of giving...

#54

Asking for help is one of the most difficult things in this life. It's also a very silly and unnecessary way we humans create pain in our lives. We try and be so independent and strong, and ultimately it's self-defeating and destructive to not ask for help. May we all...

#53

What is you and what is your ego? Do you often feel defensive or care a lot about issues outside yourself? The ego will tell you you're separate in all ways, and will tell you to pass judgement on things and people. The ego is about worrying and suffering, and it...

#52

We're talking about effort, and specifically balancing it. How do we balance the life forces available to us in each moment? Are we clear about the things we can and cannot change, or are we efforting in fruitless areas?

#51

Sometimes we're in the middle of abundance and we have no sense of it. In other words, we have everything we need yet feel we're lacking. Think of all the beautiful moments you have missed because you were thinking about something else. Live now.

My Perfect Failure

Today I'm joined by Paul Padmore of My Perfect Failure. We're talking failure: what it does to our minds, how it shapes our perception and behavior, and ultimately how to channel it for good. Check out My Perfect Failure for more interesting stories of overcoming...

#50

You can say I don't know in a confident way. You don't have to have a canned answer or even know what to say. I don't know is absolutely enough. You don't have to give a poorly informed opinion, you can simply not know.

#49

When we're in the midst of a transformation, it's ok to not know what the heck is going on. It's normal to not have clarity around a situation, a change, or a big decision, when it's just happened. Your being is enough. You are enough. Embrace the middle part.

#48

The lessons sent to you by God are there for a reason. How will you learn them? If you don't learn them, no worries, they will always come back around! When they come back they may be more painful, but you will learn eventually.

#47

Gratitude is really the only thing that matters. If I could give you nothing else, it would be a daily practice of gratitude. Do you want to have enough? Do you want to feel ok right where you are? Practice gratitude! It is the sacred frequency of wholeness.

#46

Spiritual food is important. You've got to feed your spirit! What are you feeding yourself on a daily basis? Those who are spiritual give themselves a steady diet of meditation, prayer, and spiritual reading.

#45

Today we're talking about intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation today. Previously we talked about fear and love, now we're talking about another angle of motivation. Where is your motivation coming from?

#44

The seeds of the soul. What kind of seeds are you going to plant today? Will you water the weeds or the beautiful flowers. I find fruits and vegetables very spiritual. I talk about gardening as it applies to spirituality. Every beautiful flower, fruit, and vegetable...

#43

We're talking about our motivations today. Are we motivated by fear or love? Do we make decisions based on the latter or the former? We're talking today about a lack of love. The way your inner motivation works will have a dramatic effect on your behavior vs. other...

#42

We're talking about our motivations today. Are we motivated by fear or love? Do we make decisions based on the latter or the former. The way your inner motivation works will have a dramatic effect on your behavior vs. other people. Learn about your motivation here.

#41

All types of feelings can really be boiled down to either fear or love. Anger is fear, compassion is love. And therefore, we can also say that just about every dysfunctional behavior boils down to fear. This nugget talks on the ways we use fear and love in our lives.

#40

It is so important to know who you are. It's more important than money, status, luck, beauty, or any other outer circumstance. Knowing who you are is the foundation of knowing what you want and ultimately getting it. If you don't know who you are you will be...

#39

We talk about the present moment often in reference to meditation but living in the present moment doesn't have to be just in meditation. Most people live in the past or the future and occasionally visit the present moment when it is needed for practical...

#38

News flash: everything in this universe runs on some energy frequency. Every emotion has its own frequency. What frequency are you usually in? You frequency determines how you feel determines what you do in turn determines how you feel. Make your frequency work for...

Obsessive Thoughts

Obsessive thoughts or anxious and intrusive thoughts can be a huge disruption for our day. They can send us completely into a tailspin, unable to tend to our responsibilities or receive any peace from the universe. This episode will help you tap into ways to calm your...

#37

Practicing daily affirmations. Sometimes our mind repeats negative and compulsive thought patterns that do not help us with our spiritual work. They may say things like "you're not good enough," "no one likes you," or just plain "you're fat." Since our subconscious...

#36

A feeling of brokenness can bring us to our knees. It can feel like not only are we broken, but we are a lost cause. When we feel broken beyond repair we may take actions that are contrary to our integrity and our healing. What's the point? I'm going to be like this...

#35

Owning your personal power is about relinquishing those things that suck your energy away that you ultimately have no control over. Owning your personal power is also about putting your effort where it will matter, instead of assuming you're powerless to change a...

#34

Come into your worthiness. Our happiness in life is too often determined by the size of our measuring stick. May you measure yourself kindly. May you realize deeply that you are enough right this very minute.

#33

Life is an adventure. Life is a journey. We should be looking at life as a process we are always trying to take pleasure in, to the extent possible. If you're always suffering trying to reach a goal you will be in much suffering in life. Make your journey enjoyable;...

#32

All about staying in your lane within relationships. Relationships are the laboratories of the spirit, as the saying goes. So what is their stuff and what is my stuff? What is the stuff I can control and the stuff I cannot? This episode attempts to answer that...

#31

You get to choose your perception. There are many things in this world we can't change including people, places, and things. The good news is, you always get to choose your perception.

#30

The practice of meditation is a gift that you can revisit your whole life. Developing a practice of meditation helps us understand that our problems are waves in a vast ocean. We are not our probelms, we are the awareness behind them. Meditation can help us tap into...

#29

Your authenticity is your strength. Nothing could be more profound or moving than the creative work that bursts from that inner place. Nobody can be you, that is your superpower. Own it! The most successful people in the world have mostly got there by doing what they...

#28

The human body needs energy. We get energy from many different sources: nourishment, love, sleep. Like a battery, we can also become de-energized. When we're in that space we've got to know how to energize the body.

#27

Pressure makes diamonds! We were not put on this earth to avoid storms, we were put here to become skilled sailors. When we're under intense pressure it can feel like a burden or like something we don't need in our life. God sits back and says yes, you need this....

#26

Giving is the only way to receive. Giving away your time, effort, or physical items is a way of contacting a higher power. The window through which we would give to others would be the same window that God would give to us. We can't divorce ourselves from that very...

#25

How to practice the law of attraction. This is a very practical and body based approach towards using the law of attraction. For the most part, I must feel it instead of think about it. Spiritual knowledge is great but spiritual practice is the ultimate. 

#24

The law of attraction says that any thought we would hold in our mind can be manifested on the physical level. If we would hold positive thoughts in our mind as opposed to negative things, we would find that more positive things manifest in our life. This episode...

#23

The healing of the world depends on great harmony and cooperation. The success of any species depends on its ability to cooperate across large groups. So far, humans have been able to use language and social structure to cooperate and make amazing technologies. It...

#22

The world needs great healing, and you are apart of it! When others have forgotten who they are, remind them of the love that is within them by always responding with love. This doesn't mean we have to let others walk all over us. In fact, if we have good boundaries...

#21

Practice surrender in every area of your life. Surrender is another way of saying unconditional acceptance of what happens. Surrender involves me getting out of the way so my Higher Power can do the work. Anything that feels like a struggle is somethings I can...

#20

Life is as real as you make it. That's because it's your own personal dream. You put on your own special pair of colored glasses that paint the world with your beliefs. You've learned behaviors that reinforce your beliefs and you defend your dream of the world to...

#19

God cannot do for us what God cannot do through us. Our will gets in the way sometimes and God can't do anything about our own human free will. Our will is a wonderful thing: it helps us create amazing and beautiful things. Sometimes, though, we block our own...

#18

Yin and Yang, good and bad, hot and cold. Everything in life is a two sided coin. Sometimes it's one way and some times it's the opposite. Who are we to say the story was good or bad, when we don't know the ending yet? 

#17

Relax, release, and renew. We've forgotten about this! Sleep and rest are absolutely required for us to function in our life. How many hours out of your day do you sleep? Do you spend that many hours on other renewal behaviors in your life? It's time to get reborn...

#16

The universe is a giant organism with billions of moving parts. Each part works in sync with others, animated by the innate knowledge and energy of the universe. We're apart of that ancient and all knowing spiritual energy. We are one with not only all humans but all...

#15

Not your typical message about healing. You have to take ownership of your pain before you can take ownership of your healing. Others have hurt you, but you've got these cards now, honey, what are you going to do with them? Life is full of things that are not fair but...

#14

Pain is always something we'd like to have less of. It would be better if there were less pain and less hurt. Consider, though, that pain has a cosmic purpose like any other emotion we have. Pain is here to leave a message. You need healing! Get in alignment! Today we...

#13

Loving isn't so much of a choice we have, love is who we are. When we don't love a person for any reason, we are simply showing that our soul's development has not advanced very much. Practicing love with those who are not easy to love is one of the highest actions a...

#12

All humans need different types of power. Food, water, love, and faith can all produce power for you to use in your daily life. Those who stay plugged in maintain a state of connectedness with the divine spirit. When we don't power up, we lose. We can use this power...

#11

Meditation has become very common in the last 20 years or so, but why do we even practice? Is it to "clear our mind," or to combat anxiety? Meditation serves a slightly different purpose for all. In this episode we talk about strengthening a connection with Spirit to...

#10

Spiritual principles are laws of the universe, just as real as gravity, space, and matter. We name each principle with a special name, for which every culture around the world has also developed a name. When we practice spiritual principles we get to borrow their...

#9

The ideas of "good" and "bad" are largely made by our mind and shaped by our experience. For the most part, bad things that happen will be remembered differently, even fondly, and the good things that happen will scarcely be remembered at all. Be careful how you judge...

#8

You can't solve a feeling, you just have to feel it. Wise words said by a wise lady I knew. In life we have the attitude that it would be better if we could just feel all the good stuff and none of the bad stuff, but would it, really? This episode is about engaging...

#7

Practice is the fruit of life. We get to do it in private, with friends, and sometimes we have to do it in public. It's fricken embarassing, and that's ok. If we can master the art of lighthearted and playful practice we're on our way to an easier life.

#6

Money doesn't break down or decay. In fact, it grows! How spiritual is that? Money can be used for any purpose we decide, to help people or to hurt them. Money can help us reach people and places we couldn't otherwise get to. Let it be something that energizes you!

#5

Money is spiritual, pt. 2! Money is not only abundant and energetically charged, it grows. Unlike any other natural resource that we know of, the resource of money never decays away. In fact, it grows with interest. Those who have more money will be given more money...

#4

Money is spiritual! It is an energetic medium that helps people make connections, that's all. Any other idea that you or I have about money has been painted onto money with rose colored (or poop colored) glasses. Money is an abundant resource we can draw on whenever...

#3

The nature of your reality is solely dictated by your beliefs. That is such good news! It means you can create any reality for yourself that you want. You are the master of your beliefs and you can choose to change them at any time. Beliefs are sticky though, so...

#2

God speaks to each in the perfect way. All religions in the world, all spiritual traditions and teachers talk about different aspects of the whole. The entire network of human experience comes together as the full expression of "God," "Spirit," or "The Universe." It...

#1

The spiritual aspects of persistence. Taking an action over and over, even when it sucks. It actually doesn't matter how you feel when you do it. If you do it, you'll get the benefits. That's great news.