Why Taking Things Personally Could Be Ruining Your Life

Be Honest With Yourself Are you easily offended? When you take something personally or are affronted, you are — in a claustrophobic little nutshell — agreeing with what has been said about you. Does this ring true or are you shaking your head profusely? When you feel offended you are agreeing with the offender because it... Continue Reading →

Heavy Baggage Weighing You Down? How to Lighten Up!

Every time I look back at the tougher times of my life, I can see there was always an illuminating teaching for me. You can very rarely feel it when you’re in it. It takes time to work through grief and heartache — which is perfectly natural and everyone’s period of mourning is different — just don’t get lost in the past.

5 Tools to Stop You Worrying

When it comes to concerns about life’s uneasy or potentially disastrous situations, we start to worry.  I don’t think there is a single person in this world that hasn’t experienced a copious bout of the collywobbles in their lifetime — but why do we do this? #worry #selfhelp #cherieroedirksen

Do You Need to Call a ‘Time-Out’ For Yourself? 7 Things You Need to Be Aware Of….

“Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.” ― Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching We live at a break-neck, fast-paced, mind-reeling, brain-fogging speed — where everything was supposed to be done yesterday! Sound familiar to you? Coping in this age is quite a balancing act —... Continue Reading →

How to Resolve a Loved One’s Passing

I mentioned last week (you can read it here: Do You Want Something to Change in Your Life?) that highlights of Neale Donald Walsch’s Spiritual Renewal retreat based on his book When Everything Changes, Change Everything will be released soon on DVD.  It is now scheduled to come out on April 24th, and I've been given a sneak peek to... Continue Reading →

Top 3 Dangers of Anti-Depressants During ‘Spiritual Awakening’

Please read the supporting articles and studies within this article. For further information about the dangers of anti-depressants please visit Dr Peter Breggin's site CLICK HERE. NOTE: This is a tough subject and please take note that these are my opinions — you must always use your discernment when reading, listening or viewing anything.  Despair... Continue Reading →

Finding a New Way to Accept Death

What a dramatic headline! I'm feeling rather dramatic as my face is still encrusted with tears as I write this — it's Friday the 2nd August 2013, a day I've been dreading for the past week and there's no going back now. I had no intention of writing about this so soon (if at all) but... Continue Reading →

How to Destroy a Frown with One Simple Trick

Kiss the Rain (Kiss My Butt!) I woke up this morning with a cloud of doom and gloom hovering over my head — a mood that can only most succinctly be labeled as feeling utterly 'crap'.  There is just no other word to encapsulate the emotion that would do it justice.  The weather even reflected my... Continue Reading →

The Freedom Checklist – What Every Human Being Needs to Know

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. ~Sigmund Freud The Weight of the World Hello Earthling! How nice of you to have dropped by this titillating planet filled with such great diversity and beauty. What was that you said?  Did you say that you:... Continue Reading →

What Always Helps Me Out When I’m Stuck in ‘The Void’

Lost in a Forest of Doubt "Trees are amazing life forms as they are grounded and rooted to the earth yet their branches are always caressing the sky — the ultimate metaphor for balance (as above so below, as within so without)." At the beginning of last week, I found myself in a bit of... Continue Reading →

Do You Make This 1 Detrimental Mistake?

Adrift in a Sea of Bad News? "I just don't deal with the negativity. I can't get involved in that side of it. I don't understand it, and you can't let it take away from your life and what you are trying to do." — Rick Pitino  I read an article that stated 'negativity sells'.  How sad.  Yes... Continue Reading →

3 Bizarre and Unreasonable Motives to Stay on the Planet

Staying Alive Why should you even bother? If you are one of the lucky ones whose mind never entertained such a question, well, good for you.  If you know what I'm talking about, you've probably been down that road of doom and gloom and 'woe is me'. If I had the answer to life on... Continue Reading →

4 Practices to Help Cure Negative Thinking

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. ~Robert H. Schuller My friend and I were out walking this morning around the... Continue Reading →

7 Ways to Lift You from Depression

"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light."~Dumbledore (Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling) Get Me Out Of Here! We are smack bang in the middle of tumultuous, chaotic and confusing times.  With that kind of energy flying about, we have to take what... Continue Reading →

9 Truths to Stop You From Caring What People Think

We've all feared, at some point in our lives, what other people think of us but here are 9 reasons to let go of the opinions of others for our own good: 1. Smoke and Mirrors The fear of imperfection and/or of not being accepted is, of course, an illusion. Who gets to be the... Continue Reading →

Are You Letting the Wonders of the World Pass You By?

When we are in nature, we are in our natural state — you could even say we are in our ‘element’.  And that is synchronously why it feels so joyful to go for a walk on the beach, stroll through a meadow or simply sit under a tree.  We are being reconnected with our state... Continue Reading →

4 Easy Steps to a More Relaxed You

Life can literally exhaust our delicate little ecosystems — mind, body and spirit can be put through the ringer. If we don't give ourselves space and time to recalibrate and reboot our systems, we can easily burn out or have a nervous breakdown. Relax and Treat Yourself to Some Time-Out Todays blog is just a simple reminder that... Continue Reading →

3 Simple Steps to Release You From Depression

Every Road Leads to Rome Everything is, and will always lead us back to the Divine Source.  However, sometimes we take detours along this path to try to discover more about who we are.  So sometimes 'all roads lead us to roam' in some cases.  Some of us need a little reminder or nudge to... Continue Reading →

Taking Things Personally Could Be Ruining Your Life

Be Honest With Yourself Are you easily offended? When you take something personally or are affronted, you are — in a claustrophobic little nutshell — agreeing with what has been said about you. Does this ring true or are you shaking your head profusely? When you feel offended you are agreeing with the offender because it... Continue Reading →

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