Power: The Complete Collection

Facing yourself

Facing your shadow self

Psychiatrist Carl Jung defined the term shadow as the unknown dark side of our personality. He called it dark, because it consists of the negative aspects of human emotion and impulses such as anger, rage, lust, striving for power, greed, selfishness, envy. Our dark emotions can lead us to unhealthy actions and behaviors like addiction,

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Know your truth

Know your truth

To truly come home to ourselves, we need to have a safe place to come home to. We do that by getting to know ourselves, listening for and learning the truth of who we are, what we believe, what we need, and then trusting that truth. It can be the most challenging journey for us

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Choose yourself

Choose yourself

We grow up waiting to be picked. Think about it for a minute. As children we wait in the school yard to be chosen for games, to be invited to sit at the lunch table, to get chosen for the party invite list or to be picked for the sports team. We desperately hope we

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who was i before

Who were you before?

Who were you before the world told you who to be? Before you were labeled, shamed, and crafted into who the world, society, your parents, wanted you to be? Can you remember? I was a bright, talkative, creative child. From an early age I never wanted to do anything other than perform. Dance classes, elocution

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Trust your wisdom

Trust your own wisdom

I grew up asking questions. Mostly, I grew up seeking opinions. I remember in my teens never making a decision unless I had canvassed the opinion of all my friends, male and female, to see which action I should take next. Should I go to this drama school? Should I smoke the weed? Is this

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because-i-can

Because I can

I was at a Stevie Nicks concert, on the ‘Story’ tour. Stevie told her team and the concert producers that she was going to do things differently this time. She was going to tell lots of stories in between the songs. They told her she couldn’t do that, that no one would be interested. “Yes,

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