What it Means to be a Karma Chameleon

The way we behave around others is a clear indicator of not only the challenges we experienced when we were growing up, but the way we learned to survive because of these issues.  When we experience abandonment or betrayal, we can easily become people pleasers who go through life as chameleons, attempting to blend in…

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Are You Turning Wounds Into Wisdom?

One of my male surfer friends often says, “it’s all good” when people around him are speaking about challenges or issues they may be experiencing in their life.  When I moved from New York to California many years ago, it would bother me when I would hear people use this expression, because I would automatically…

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Are You a Joyful Giver? (Or an Inconvenient Martyr?)

We take things for granted that we do every day.  The simple act of  brushing our teeth, putting our pants on, making a morning meal, jumping in the car to grab some groceries, raking leaves and cleaning the yard or putting together a meal for our family, are all things we do without considering that…

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Living a Purpose Driven Life

It is difficult to lead a purpose driven life when we don’t take the time to get to know ourselves.  Most people simply find themselves on the eat, work, sleep, repeat cycle, and only have brief moments of inner clarity; most often lacking true happiness, peace and contentment.  When we take time to look within,…

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Can We Have Boundaries Without Self Love?

For those of us who live our lives in service to others, it is extremely important that we understand the role that boundaries play.   As a veteran teacher, I recall mentoring a student teacher one year.  She told me the first day of school that she wanted the kids to call her by her…

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How to Advance as an Intuitive

Many people signed my yearbooks throughout my years at school, but the one comment that I have never forgotten, came from a much loved choral director.  After 4 years of having many classes with her, she knew me well and wrote, “Susan, be your own best friend.”  A simple, yet powerful statement, for, how many…

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The Selflessness of Selfishness

No one wants to be considered selfish, but what really does it mean to be selfish?  Most of us picture a person who wants everything to be THEIR way.  One who only thinks of themselves at all times…the typical narcissist.  However, selfishness can be something else. Many of us try to control everything in our…

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Finding TRUE Love

Sometimes it takes a rejection from another person to show us how much we have forgotten to love ourselves.  It’s easy for humans to place far too much emphasis on romantic love, thereby giving away our own Divine power, while we no longer embrace the beauty that lies within in our own souls.  Yet this…

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