Tag Archives: perception

How To Love Life – Even When Shit Goes Sideways

These words came to me in the wee hours of the night, weeks ago. Loud. Really loud. My plan was to keep them to myself, but today I decided differently. I love my life. In this moment I truly love it. And it's not because it's "perfect". It's actually a terribly big f***ing glorious mess.…
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FEAR – The Other Four Letter F Word

FEAR...the OTHER four letter F word. I'm reflecting today about how crippling fear is, how it keeps us repeating patterns that don't serve us in truly stepping into living with complete integrity towards ourselves and our true nature. Whether that be in our personal lives, relationships or career choices. Largely based on past events, we…
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A Yoga Practice That Goes Beyond Your Mat – Ahimsa

First in a many part series, I’m aiming to break down the eight limbs of yoga into practical applications for daily living. The goal is to K.I.S.S. (keep it simple sweetheart) and initiate further inner awareness and personal reflection. You may notice that these principles cross over and can be found in the texts of…
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Vengeance – A Plea for Peace

                What is it you seek in the blackened cloud of vengeance? Retribution? Annihilation of an “enemy”? A false and temporary relief from your perceived self-loathing, pain and fear? Has the darkness overshadowed your own light? Have you become so vested in the desire to be right, that you have…
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How Relationships Mirror Self Worth

Self Worth. Sometimes your greatest teachers in life had no idea what they taught you. Especially those who treated you the worst. The day you said, "I deserve much better that this" was the day you graduated from their class. I have a handful of gals in my world that are all going through some…
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She Lay There, Her Heart Spilling its Contents…

  Not a typical type of post for me. It came to me this morning while reflecting about this last year, the years preceding and where I am now. Perhaps it speaks to you. XOXO Love Jackie She lay there, her heart spilling its contents on the shower floor. The pain too much to bare, gut…
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The Freedom Found in Dropping the Facade

Facade; a way of behaving or appearing that gives other people a false idea of your true feelings or situation… A question was posed to me this past week, I’m not at all surprised as how the answer to this question has unfolded and thought I’d share here. Maybe it resonates and in me exposing…
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How Badly Do You Want “It”?

I'm feeling the challenges and the growing pains this week. I've had to release, reassess, make modifications and tweak a few things. It's apparent that some of the things I'm doing aren't giving me the results I'm looking for so it's time to make some adjustments. As with anything in life, if what we are doing isn't…
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What Does Being AUTHENTIC Really Mean?

 This past weekend I had the opportunity to network and meet a ton of people. Each one of them making their own mark in the world, sharing their area of expertise and providing a valuable service that is in alignment with what they love to do. Part of the reason I originally created the Gal Pals…
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A Former Victim’s Account of Dropping the Blame Card

 Written By:  Wendy Parry "Everything happens for a reason" “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” “Every experience gains you knowledge for the future” “Timing is everything.” These are quotes that I have used in my own life several times. Words that I swore I practiced in my everyday life.  I considered myself to be…
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