Between oppressive culturalization and the shifting expressions of feminism, I get why Yoni Puja empowerment workshops or an orgy at Burning Man might be appealing—truly healing, even. For some of us, getting greased and going wild is exactly what we need to break the psychological chains and move up our own evolutionary spiral.
We have to fall for some lies to get to our truth. This is a big one…. The Lie of Affiliation says, “Groupthink is good think.” We could also call this The Lie of Being Cool. Yikes. Nooo. Danger, danger.
Healers, magicians, followers…so much can go wrong. There are spiritual superhumans and TRULY luminous leaders. Some people DO work for the Light, others…others do their work in the shadows and make it look shiny.
You mean what you say—you value your time, you value your word, you Love yourself enough to know that every commitment you make—from the time you say you’ll show up, to lifetime vows—is sacred, because you are a sacred being. You say Yes when you mean Yes, and No when you mean No.
True wisdom usually holds and transcends opposing points of view.
Wisdom knows that there is always an exception to the rule.
That there is a time and place, and that a case-by-case approach is divine protocol.
There’s a difference between having good boundaries and creating barriers. Boundaries are proactive, on the offence, barriers are hyper-actively on the defense.
You have a golden heart, and you want to help the world. I get it. Where do you start when the world is so messed up and you are feeling messed up because of it?
At a university house party, a new friend shared that she’d started taking Prozac for her depression (and as a result she couldn’t orgasm). “Well, what did your therapist say?” I asked her. “I’ve never been to a therapist,” she replied.
We’re choking our bodies and the planet with plastic, chemicals and gross over-consumption. She’s struggling under our neglect and greed.
The Fire Starter Sessions Facilitator Program is a customizable curriculum for coaches, leaders, and teachers of all kinds to help their clients examine — and usually renovate, their definition of success. This is where soul meets business and where consciousness meets cash.
GET MORE AUDIO LOVE Here is a list of some of the truest conversations I’ve been having lately about self-compassion, truth-seeking, being my own guru, and all things White Hot Truth.
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Good Life Project: Truth, devotion, and the evolution of Joy
Stronger by LiveStrong.com: Is the wellness industry taking advantage of you?
Rich Roll: Danielle LaPorte on becoming your own guru
Terri Cole: Discovering your white hot truth
The Unmistakable Creative: White Hot Truth