The human dream is structured and restrictive. Our physical bodies are by nature restrictive. Being a part of a social group, with its many rules and accepted standards, limits us. Thinking and acting the way everyone else thinks and acts can be stifling. Yet we struggle to be happy within the margins of this human dream. We practice and we practice, until it seems we’re almost good at it.Read More
Isn’t it interesting that we are all so worried about getting old. We get shots and tucks, lifts and fills to make us look younger. We tan our skin, or stay out of the sun. We diet, color our hair, try any product that claims it will stop the signs of aging or smooth out all our lumps, bumps and “imperfections”.Read More
Have you ever found yourself in a situation that you don’t really want to be in just because you said yes when you really meant NO?
If you are anything like me you have lived your life in fear of hurting someone’s feelings, or not being helpful enough or kind enough or liked enough.Read More
The subject of shamanism comes up a lot in Toltec teachings. People are naturally intrigued. They want to know what kind of beings shamans really are. Are they magicians, sorcerers…scientists? Do shamans have super powers? Are shamans born, or can anyone learn to be one?Read More
We all know the irresistible pull of self-importance and self-judgment. Although they seem to be two opposing things, they offer clear evidence of only one thing: the self. The self is difficult to define, and yet it’s used to having control over us.Read More