What Moves You The Most Right Now? Go With It.

What Moves You The Most Right Now? Go With It.

May 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this post was first published in 2011. New posts on The C2C return next week, Monday June 1st, 2015. … When we ask others: “Who should I be?” What we really want is for them to echo the whisper of our soul. We want them to tell us what moves us the most right now. But that’s a lot to expect of others. Because no one can ever tell you what truly moves you. But, still, we want someone to echo the whisper of our soul to us. Why? Because we don’t trust the whisper of our soul unless someone else echoes it. Because on its own, the whisper of our soul is hard for us to believe. So, we often deny this “internal prompt.” We ignore it. We think to listen to it is to be crazy. Unstable. Irresponsible. Wild. Out of the ordinary. We’ve been taught that to follow an artificial prompt is the only way […]

Are Panic Attacks Getting In Your Way? 6 Methods To Help You Relax And Get Back To Work

Are Panic Attacks Getting In Your Way? 6 Methods To Help You Relax And Get Back To Work

May 11, 2015

Panic begins with a drip. It’s like an addiction after that. You find something to get stressed about and you add on to that first drip. At first, it may be your finances. Then it’s your career. Then it’s your work. Then it’s your life. Then all those stressful thoughts begin to snowball into an avalanche.

The Courage To Call On Your Ancestors

The Courage To Call On Your Ancestors

April 27, 2015

In the wonderful documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams, directed by Werner Hezog, an anthropologist tells the story of when he met a member of an indigenous tribe who would draw over the ancient paintings left behind by his ancient ancestors. The anthropologist, whose main concern was the preservation of these ancient paintings, asked the indigenous tribe member why he was drawing over these ancient paintings. (In the anthropologist’s opinion, such behavior was ruining a precious artifact for the annals of humanity.) The indigenous tribe member simply shrugged his shoulders and explained that his ancient ancestors where actually working through him at that moment, helping him preserve the painting for future generations. The response shocked the anthropologist and made him question the traditional Western view of our relation to our past, our ancestry, and artifacts that echo our human tradition. Becoming A Living Artifact / Preserving Ourselves For Our Future Not too long ago, I sat down with one of the very first readers […]

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