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The Challenge of Receiving Love

  Sometimes people are so kind to me that I just… can’t… take it. I break. I burst into tears. It’s too much. It’s also important, and necessary. Breaking and bursting into tears I like to think of it as “growing my heart”, preparing myself for receiving greater and greater love. I don’t have theRead more

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Your Awesome Thing

Your Awesome Thing is the Thing you want to do in this world Sometimes it will look like a “specific thing”. A very clear goal. A dream. You can see the image in your mind’s eye, you can describe every detail of it. It’s a house, a car, a website, a city, a job. SometimesRead more

Weekly Connecting Practice: Invoking Safety

It’s Weekly Connecting Practice time! Today we are are connecting with “safety”. That’s right! ‘Cuz we can also connect to certain “qualities”, or states of being. It is ideal when you’ve been in the hyper-anxiety inducing world of internet crazy-making drama. We are looking for a sense of “safety”, a feeling of “being ok”. PerhapsRead more

Weekly Connecting Practice

I was in the middle of my “Connecting Practice” last night, and I wondered: “How can I help people experience this sense of connecting to themselves?”. So I’m starting this thing called “Weekly Connecting Practice”. Connecting Practice This is what I’m calling “the practice of getting back to yourself”. What you do is you tryRead more

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The Map vs the Compass

Remember Srini Rao from the last post? We’re gonna look into his “Map vs Compass” idea In his words: Srini Rao: “The map was based on where somebody else wanted me to end up.” Therese: “Challenges are inherent in ditching the map. And why are so many people afraid to do it.” Srini Rao: “WellRead more