It’s official. The world has gone mad! You know what I’m talking about: the coronavirus and subsequent panic by people who should know better (and probably do). I’m busy researching the Saturn Uranus square which is getting closer as Saturn enters Aquarius, and it’s causing me some alarm. Not because of the virus – but… Continue reading Reclaim Your Crown – Be Not Afraid!
This week I’m re-reading Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers, the self-help classic published way back in 1987. I read it many years ago and it inspired me to turn my life around and create a more positive approach. But recently, Pluto entered my 12th house and all sorts of old… Continue reading Review: Feel the Fear & Do it Anyway
There’s a Buddhist story I like about overcoming the fear of death: a Zen monastery was under attack by an infamous warlord and his army. All the monks fled, except for the abbot who sat peacefully in front of the shrine. The warlord entered the courtyard and approached, pulling out his sword. He shouted at… Continue reading Fearlessness in the face of a hot spoon
As a kid I spent a lot of time thinking there was something wrong with me. I was totally convinced that my lowly opinion of myself was true, and there were plenty of so-called facts I could use to back up my claim. I wasn’t a happy bunny. It was only when I discovered psychology… Continue reading The Twin Fears that Shape our Identity
This week I’m reading Feeding Your Demons by Tsultrim Allione which offers a powerful technique for liberating yourself from negativity and fear. The book guides you through the five step process of feeding your demons which is based on the ancient practice of Chöd from Tibet. Your demons are your fears and blind spots, negative… Continue reading Review: Feeding Your Demons
Every writer gets stuck once in a while, but suffering from writer’s block takes stuckness to a whole new level. It’s said that the difference between writers and would-be writers is that writers write. They actually put the words down and keep putting the words down – regardless. So what happens when you’re a writer… Continue reading The Real Cause of Writer’s Block and How to Overcome It
We’ve reached the hard part of the creative process: STARTING. This is the moment of commitment. You’ve made your choice, you have an idea – now you must start writing. This is when the demons come out to play and procrastination takes over your life. Suddenly there’s a million other things you need to do… Continue reading The Creative Process: Starting to Write