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Right to Joy - Blog Tag: spiritual growth

Mad Woman Laughing: Poetry for the Spirit

Madness, as in the theme of my soon-to-be-published poetry book, is a relative experience.  For instance, the three weeks leading up to Xmas day can

Signs of Life

One of the great spiritual challenges for humanity is accepting that everything happens for a reason.  Literally, this means there are no coincidences.  A second

Freedom: What Does It Mean To You?

Do we have free will?  Or, are we human pieces of a greater puzzle being enacted by the ever-evolving universe?   Not neither nor either?

The Critical Path to Foundation, Flow and Freedom — Part IV: Creative Expression

Several weeks back, I began writing this four-part series in an attempt to describe a critical path for expanding one’s creative and spiritual growth.  Over many years of personal research, my experiences taught me that creativity and spirituality are intimately interwoven.  In fact, I often wonder if we are using two different words to describe the same “way of being.”   This series of blogs dabbles at demystifying our human “being-ness” by outlining four foundational pillars that liberate creativity — awareness, deep-felt experience, deep collaboration and finally, this blog’s topic, creative expression.

On Being Human — Joy is An Inside Job

In last week’s blog, I wrote about the five layers that comprise a human being — physical, energetic, mental/emotional, spiritual and joyful (my label).  Much

Human Energy — Use It Don’t Abuse It

From a yoga perspective, our complex human makeup involves five layers of “being” in the world — physical, energetic, mental/emotional, spiritual and joy (my label). The more elusive layers of being human — energy and joy — are less well known and less studied in the western world of medicine and science.  Nonetheless, both are just as significant as their counterparts.

Living and Staying in Your Genius

Over the span of my consulting career, I met several people who illustrated the ability to envision new opportunities within environments where deadends were all

What Meditation Taught Me

  I began my meditation practice in 1992, almost 30 years ago. Without question, meditation was and is instrumental in transforming my thoughts, feelings, words