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Messages from the Plant World

Messages from the Plant World

May 28, 2015

The Messages from the Plant World You all already know I’m a plant-forward kind of person.  Recently, I’ve been connecting more deeply with the powers of the plant world and the magical messages they have for us regarding personal development. Did you know the reason we say “knock on wood” is because it was believed that all trees possessed spirits and that you must warn...

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…Dot Dot Dot…

…Dot Dot Dot…

December 7, 2014

… Dot Dot Dot … When my sister was too young to say “Charlotte” she called me “Dot Dot.” To this day, I am fascinated by ‘The Dot’. The finality of a period at the end of a sentence, the fanciful polka dot, and my favorite – the ellipsis. Three dots in a row. The ellipsis can signify a pause or omission of a word. The ellipsis is a reminder...

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Be Someone Who Inspires Gratitude

Be Someone Who Inspires Gratitude

November 28, 2014

Be Someone Who Inspires Gratitude I’m basking in the glow of gratitude this week and feeling so incredibly grateful for my beloved family, friends, and other cherished beings. Gratitude is one of the energetic frequencies that helps us feel our best – as individuals and as a human family on this beautiful planet Earth. When you’re in a state of gratitude, you automatically...

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How To Use Your Thoughts to Shift Your Energy and Achieve Your Goals

How To Use Your Thoughts to Shift Your Energy and Achieve Your Goals

November 16, 2014

How to Use Your Thoughts to Shift Your Energy and Achieve Your Goals “To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.” ~Charlotte Perkins Gilman~ Thoughts are among your most powerful tools. Use them wisely and enjoy a life of meaning. Use them poorly and be consumed by the lowest common denominator of the epoch. Your...

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How to Use Your Body to Shift Your Energy and Achieve Your Goals

How to Use Your Body to Shift Your Energy and Achieve Your Goals

November 7, 2014

How to Use Your Body to Shift Your Energy and Achieve Your Goals As physical beings, it is common to forget that everything is made up of energy. “Energy” may sound like I’m speaking about the intangible, ethereal plane of existence. However, energy is the here and now.  You experience it everyday.   For example, have you ever walked down a sidewalk and seen:   one person with...

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Fearlessness Is An Illusion

Fearlessness Is An Illusion

October 18, 2014

Fearlessness is an Illusion This past week, I was at a retreat in New Mexico to hear the wisdom of three visionary women: Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem, and Chung Hyun Kyung. Walker said that sometimes people will say to her, “wow, you are so fearless.”  We, as humans, often characterize those who are bold as ‘fearless.’ But, Walker’s response was...

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Planning Your Dreams

Planning Your Dreams

October 10, 2014

Planning Your Dreams “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”       – Gloria Steinem Planning and dreaming may sound like they’re at opposite ends of the spectrum, but they’re actually two essential parts of creating your best life. Why do you need a plan?  Because you can either allow life...

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Fruitful Relatedness

Fruitful Relatedness

October 3, 2014

It is the time of year for gathering fruit and enjoying our harvest. So, it is a time to ask if we are practicing fruitful relatedness. Is the way that we relate to ourselves and the world around us bearing good fruit? Some ways of relating are unproductive and will bear rotten fruits – resistance, fear, combativeness, and being reactive. Some ways of relating are productive and will bear...

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Know Your Boundaries to Know Your Full Power

Know Your Boundaries to Know Your Full Power

September 19, 2014

Know Your Boundaries to Know Your Full Power Imposing intentional limits helps you appreciate your full value.     Sometimes the topic of boundaries can be confusing. On the one hand… Thought leaders talk about unlimited potential and how you can manifest whatever you set your heart and mind to. Then on the other hand….There is talk of burn out, exhaustion, and how you have to...

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Elephant Ears and Wisdom

Elephant Ears and Wisdom

September 12, 2014

Elephant Ears and Wisdom Do you have elephant ears?  I hope so!  What do I mean by this?…  Are you a good listener?  Are you listening to the messages your soul is whispering in your ears? Are you acting on your intuition?  It is the perfect time of year to learn about elephants because they remind us of the power of listening to the soul. Cultivating a good ear for inner wisdom is crucial to...

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