A Simple Practice to Break through the Protective Shell around our Hearts

In our last post: A Simple Practice to Discover how Deeply you Love Yourself, we discussed the struggle many of us face in loving ourselves. The simple act of looking at ourself in the mirror and saying “I love you” is often challenging, because the concept of unconditionally loving ourselves, exactly as we are, isContinue reading “A Simple Practice to Break through the Protective Shell around our Hearts”

A Simple Practice to Discover how Deeply we Love Ourselves

When we struggle to love ourselves, all of our other relationships – romantic, familial, friendly – will be troubled as well. Here is a free, simple practice to help us assess our relationship with our own heart. No, it’s not an online questionnaire with a bunch of multiple-choice answers that never quite express the nuancesContinue reading “A Simple Practice to Discover how Deeply we Love Ourselves”

Embracing Love for our Experience: Loving Negative Emotions

Embracing Love, Part 2 Last week we discussed Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame as the first step in embracing Love and joining in the New Spiritual Awakening that is rippling through humanity. We’ll talk more about loving ourselves in the future, but if we’re struggling to love the current experience we areContinue reading “Embracing Love for our Experience: Loving Negative Emotions”

Unconditional Love for our Experience: Expressing Negative Emotions (Video)

Negative emotions are often an obstacle preventing us from unconditionally loving our current experience. By mindfully examining intense emotions, we help our bodies express and process these feelings much faster than when we resist them. This is Part 2 of a 3-part series called Love Yourself, Love your Life, Love the World. Watch the restContinue reading “Unconditional Love for our Experience: Expressing Negative Emotions (Video)”

Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame

Embracing Unconditional Love, Part 1 Last week in our post on the New Spiritual Awakening, we discussed the wave of awakening that is rippling through humanity, a rebirth of consciousness based on Unconditional Love. I gushed on and on about the wonders of Love and the hope it brings for humanity. But you might beContinue reading “Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame”

Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame (Video)

Guilt and shame are common obstacles preventing us from loving ourselves unconditionally. Insights from cognitive science and Buddhism can help us move through these obstacles and begin to feel Love in our hearts. This is Part 1 of a 3-part series called Love Yourself, Love your Life, Love the World. Watch the rest of theContinue reading “Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame (Video)”