Facing Fears

White Board Wisdom

White Board Wisdom

From the Diary of a Spiritual Warrior

Throughout my journey, I have developed support tools to aid me during the times in my life that have been challenging.  Lovingly referred to as my “tools of empowerment”, I have found practices that have helped me be strong in the face of adversity, as well as, a sense of courage to face the challenges of life.  Often times, we look outside of ourselves for strength and courage to get through life’s challenges or times of transitions. For me, challenges include self-doubt, depression, anxiety, low self-worth, the fear of rejection and transitioning into something new. Continue reading

The Girl with the Bear Tattoo

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I like to look at people’s tattoos. The ink they have placed on specific parts of their bodies. And, I wonder what significant meaning they hold.

A couple of weeks ago, a girl was next to me in my yoga class and as I looked over at her, I noticed she had a bear tattoo on the upper part of her left arm.  This surprised me, because girls normally get tattoos of flowers, words, Chinese symbols or, like me, dragons.  I wanted to go rushing over to her with my millions of questions to find out what it meant and why she put it there. But, being a respectful yogini, I didn’t want to interrupt her centering before class and left the questions until after our practice. Continue reading