The Truth About Weakness

Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher, said that all savageness or cruelty is a sign of weakness. I love this concept and it has inspired me to reflect on its truth. Our weaknesses are not confirmed when we are physically dominated by someone else. True, debilitating weakness reveals itself in those who lack empathy and intelligence. Continue reading “The Truth About Weakness”

The Truth About Victimhood

It’s true that anyone can fall victim to something unwanted whether it be illness, crime or nature, but it’s the labels we impose on ourselves that will determine whether we remain victims or forge ahead as conquerors, strengthened by adversity and accepting of what life puts before us. When the word victimhood is imposed onContinue reading “The Truth About Victimhood”

Embrace Your Inner Dodo Bird

I often think about identity, persona and how we see ourselves. In my book Toxic Rainbows, I talk about how I felt early on that I was different, not the fact that I was a minority, but that my thinking was not quite the same as most and I saw that the brilliance in ourContinue reading “Embrace Your Inner Dodo Bird”

Where Fear Resides

I’ve been writing a lot about change as it’s associated with our personal growth and there is much to be said on this subject, but for now I just wanted to drop a quick thought that occurred to me about it. We’ve all heard about being fearless and taking risks that test our boundaries ofContinue reading “Where Fear Resides”

Are You In Hell?

SOURCE: Samhain, #6. You might gather by my use of the imagery above that this is not necessarily a fuzzy rainbows and group hug New Age spirituality blog. Like tough love, tough graphics work  to get a point across too so time and again I will likely be using some unconventional visuals to accompany myContinue reading “Are You In Hell?”