Get Your Self-Esteem On

I wanted to write about self esteem because I think we often only look at it from one angle. However, I find that for myself that self esteem issues tend to be isolated in certain spheres or areas of our lives.

So while I may think I'm the "ish" at cooking eggs benedict or understanding people's motivations, I may feel like a complete loser when it comes to expressing my emotions or showing vulnerability (a very big problem for many men). 

I like to look at things from a holistic point of view. So I thought, why not address self esteem in the same way. I hope others can find this holistic approach to self esteem issues as helpful as it was for me to write this post.

Read More

Emotional Spring Cleaning

It's that time: flowers (allergies), rain (allergies), bees pollinating things (which means more allergies), birds chirping. Yes, it's spring time. I  have always preferred spring compared to other seasons because when you live in Oklahoma spring means at least 2 months of respite before the temperature reaches a comfortable 438 degrees.

Read More

Chakras: The 7 Doorways to Balance

I think most people, unless you live under a rock (which is totally cool, but my question is twofold: a.) how do you breathe under there and b.) isn't it cramped?), have heard of chakras.

Chakras are very simply energy vortices inside and around the human energy system that help us transmute incoming information about the world. Many cultures have identified these vortices and worked with the wisdom of the body this way for centuries. They are slowly becoming more popularized in the Western world as we get hip to the wisdom of ancient traditions.

Understanding how each chakra can be a doorway into health and healing and deepening our personal conception of spirituality is a great shorthand way to ensure we are caring for our whole selves.​

Read More