Taking responsibility vs. blaming ourself

Taking responsibility vs. blaming ourself

Taking responsibility for something is not the same thing as blaming ourself for it. Taking responsibility says, “I see my part in this, and I know how to create a more desirable result next time.” This is empowerment. Self blame says, “I screwed up and I’m going to...
Is talking about karma “victim blaming?”

Is talking about karma “victim blaming?”

I’ve been seeing a disturbing trend of posts and articles asking people to stop using the word karma to explain reality, because it’s hurtful to those who’ve had a difficult experience and feel blamed or shamed for it. I truly honor all of us who have had to go...
Fame, Social Media and Karma

Fame, Social Media and Karma

The other night I was contemplating whether or not photos, writing, and audio/video recordings of us carry any of our consciousness with them (also, yes, I recently watched Black Mirror, so this topic was fresh in my mind!) While these creations do not have self...
How Your Destiny Can Set You Free

How Your Destiny Can Set You Free

“There is no destiny.” “We all write our own story.” “Anything is possible for you right now.” Over the past few days I’ve read similar variations of this statement from multiple personal development teachers, psychics, tarot card readers and yes,...