It's okay to be a bitch sometimes. It's okay to cry if you are upset. It's okay to say no. It's okay to draw a line in the sand. It's okay to think of your feelings first. It's okay to be strong. It's okay to be angry. It's okay to be selfish. It's okay to be sexual. It's okay to be "too much". It's okay to be vulnerable. It's okay to be sensitive. It's okay to be decisive. It's okay to say 'stop it, don't talk to me like that'. It's okay to leave. It's okay not to fix it. It's okay to not apologize if you don't feel like you've done anything wrong. It's okay to stop monitoring yourself. It's okay to take charge. And it's also okay to do the exact opposite of all of those things if that's what you're feeling.Read More
Yolo! You've heard it everywhere, popularized by twittering Tweens and co-opted by everyone from the Kardashians to politicians. I always chuckle when I hear the phrase because while I understand the metaphor behind the "you only live once" adage, it indicates the perpetuation of an ideological trend in western culture that ignores reincarnation as a reality. Something like 20-30 percent of people in the United States believe in reincarnation, compared to 60-65 percent in countries like India, Nepal and Japan.
As people begin to have more past life, near death and out of body experiences feelings and thoughts about the continuance of the human consciousness beyond the physical body continues to grow, and those percentages will rise. With everyone from well respected doctors to 4 year olds recalling miraculous and eerily factual memories of former lifetimes it's becoming increasingly more difficult for westerners, who are open minded, to dismiss it as ridiculous, fanciful or unrealistic.Read More