What’s Calling You? Tips For Listening to Signs from the Universe That Guide Your Path

by Lissa Rankin, MD At dinner the other night with a group of girlfriends, life coach Joy asked each of us, “What’s calling you?” Way to get a group of giddy, slightly tipsy girls to shut up and take notice, Joy!  The question stunned us into silence, but we were amazed at what came up.  ...more

Fear is a Future Emotion

Empowered Women understand that fear is a future emotion.    “Fear is a future emotion.” A brilliant man said that to me during an intellectual discussion we were having about pleasure.   So many people live in fear of things that may never happen.  Fear of failure.  (What if it doesn’t work out?) Fear with a potential love interest....more

Denial or Optimism: Gambling With My Husband's Life

“We really want to help you.” “This is an aggressive disease.” ...more

Is the only thing I can so. Do know that I mean it with great love (I know it's hard to see ...more

I'm coming to BlogHer and I'm SKEERED

Hi, I'm Linda.Do you know who I am?  Chances are, you do not.  There is a pretty good chance I don't know who you are either.And yet - we might meet in a few months.  What will we talk about?  Will you be shy?  Will I chatter nervously?  (Answer to that last one: most definitely.)...more

I just found your post and I'm completely terrified as well! Blarg! A conference. Where I ...more

Falling Happens, But Jumping Takes Courage

I have written in the past about how I truly enjoy spending time alone. This is not to say that I don’t enjoy the company of others, or that I don’t have genuine interest in people. I thoroughly enjoy time with friends and acquaintances alike, and I’d say that other human beings interest me more than almost anything else. ...more

Wow!  what honesty... you have spoke my truth better than I ever could...

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Letting Go of Fear and Worry During the Storm

One of Buckley’s most profoud lessons for me was to: Let go of fear, embrace change, and move toward joy.  ...more

Did a Helen Hunt Movie Just Teach Me About Faith?

It takes me a while to see all the movies I want to see. So it is no shock that I just saw the 2008 Helen Hunt/Colin Firth/Bette Midler film, "And Then She Found Me." One line in the film haunts me, grabs me by the scruff of the spirit and will not let go. "Dive in and blog me," it says. "Figure out why, later." ...more

Thanks for the comment. That was some film. Simple, but quite touching!  No surprise you ...more

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