Tag Archives: Self Awareness

Are You Trying TOO Hard?

Been there, done that and for the love of God still find myself doing it! In my experience, trying too hard created an optimal breeding ground for resistance <cringe>-more on that in a following post. I have a long history with trying too hard. It’s probably one of my best qualities, but also my worst.…
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FEAR – The Other Four Letter F Word

FEAR...the OTHER four letter F word. I'm reflecting today about how crippling fear is, how it keeps us repeating patterns that don't serve us in truly stepping into living with complete integrity towards ourselves and our true nature. Whether that be in our personal lives, relationships or career choices. Largely based on past events, we…
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A Yoga Practice That Goes Beyond Your Mat – Ahimsa

First in a many part series, I’m aiming to break down the eight limbs of yoga into practical applications for daily living. The goal is to K.I.S.S. (keep it simple sweetheart) and initiate further inner awareness and personal reflection. You may notice that these principles cross over and can be found in the texts of…
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Green Juice and Cigarettes – A Confession

I have a confession to make. It may bite me in the you know what, but in the name of being real I'm just going to spill it. Maybe it will serve as a metaphor or analogy for you, maybe it won't. Either way, please do let me know! Here's what's real. The truth. The organic…
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How Relationships Mirror Self Worth

Self Worth. Sometimes your greatest teachers in life had no idea what they taught you. Especially those who treated you the worst. The day you said, "I deserve much better that this" was the day you graduated from their class. I have a handful of gals in my world that are all going through some…
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She Lay There, Her Heart Spilling its Contents…

  Not a typical type of post for me. It came to me this morning while reflecting about this last year, the years preceding and where I am now. Perhaps it speaks to you. XOXO Love Jackie She lay there, her heart spilling its contents on the shower floor. The pain too much to bare, gut…
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Are You Infatuated With a Unicorn?

I know the title doesn't sound typical of most of my posts. It screams flaky fluff and rainbows, but there is a message here (as is always my intention). You'll have to read until the end. So, you met someone. You knew from the instant you first laid eyes on them that they were different.…
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The Freedom Found in Dropping the Facade

Facade; a way of behaving or appearing that gives other people a false idea of your true feelings or situation… A question was posed to me this past week, I’m not at all surprised as how the answer to this question has unfolded and thought I’d share here. Maybe it resonates and in me exposing…
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The Other Woman

I want to precede this by saying that the following is not meant to induce shame or guilt or make anyone wrong. What I'm aiming to do here is to dig a little deeper and have a closer look at relationships, self worth and ultimately personal accountability. When I came up with my intention for…
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How Dealing With Resistance Opened the Floodgate

The last few days have been EPIC. Finding a way to put this into words has been really challenging.  This past weekend taught me so much, and things keep unfolding as the days go by. I'm soaking it all in. I'm on the receiving end of a few wonderful things these last few days. Seemingly,  being commited and…
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