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The Eight Winds: Let Them Blow On By

"Worthy persons deserve to be called so because they are not carried away by the eight winds: prosperity, decline, disgrace, honor, praise, censure, suffering, and pleasure. They are neither elated by prosperity nor grieved by decline. The heavenly gods will surely protect one who is unbending before the eight winds. But if you nurse an unreasonable grudge against your lord, they will not protect ... Read the Post

The “eight winds” are eight influences that agitate and inflame the human heart and mind. They consist of four favorable circumstances (prosperity, honor, praise, and pleasure) and four setbacks (decline, disgrace, censure, and suffering). Their contents are roughly as follows:

Energy Vampires: Why they Suck

Ever been around someone and suddenly feel so exhausted you can't even keep your eyes open? Or have you ever been with someone who by the end of the evening you find yourself fully engulfed by a migraine? If either of these has happened to you, you might have been in the company of an energetic vampire. What is an energetic vampire? Let's start with the basics. Energy vampires are usually ... Read the Post

Let's start with the basics. Energy vampires are usually lower vibrating individuals who feed off the life force energy of higher vibrating people. This is sometimes being done on a conscious level but often times it's unconscious. On a spiritual level, they are likely souls contracted to come here and force you (the empath) into learning to love yourself. After all, that is what most empaths are here to learn; love of self. I like to call them the teachers in the negative space.

You DO matter

It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama It seems like many of us are going through quite a tough time. It's as if the universe if forcing us to clean out our closets that have been the keeper of trauma, pain, secrets, lies and general unhappiness for most of our lives. While in ... Read the Post

No matter what has happened to you in your life, no matter how traumatic it may have been, know this: YOU DO MATTER. Your thoughts matter, your opinion matters, your dreams and wishes matter, your LIFE matters. Being victims of trauma can make us feel we are not worthy but this couldn't be farther from the truth. If you are feeling worthless, lost and completely alone, please know that this is not the reality of who you are. You do matter not only to many people in your immediate circle of human connections but also to the divine.