Psychology, Spiritual Journey

Emotional Availability: Presence and Openness in the Heartspace

Emotional availability is the extent to which an individual can receive and share heart-based connection with others. This idea has been a theme of my growth for the past year, and has helped me discern which relationships are serving me and which require adjustment to be healthier and more expansive. Emotional availability is a spectrum along which individuals vary greatly,…

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Spiritual Journey, travel

Show Up and Surrender

Airports are like their own sovereign nations. Every time I am in one IĀ feel at home and at peace. I can figure out where I need to go. I can ask someone for help. Helpful signs abound. They even have tax free and duty free shopping, which is not my thing any more but definitely part of why they feel…

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Spiritual Journey, travel

Observe what is

I’ve been spending a fair amount of time in airplanes flying over cities and countries I’ve never visited before in this lifetime. I find myself thinking: “Wouldn’t it be nice if little bubbles popped up over various buildings, sections, areas, and landmarks down below to label spaces as ‘such and such’ bank or school or farm or residential community or…

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