The Loss of Creative Genius Reminds Us of Our Own

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Most human beings have confused the norm of the majority with the truth of the whole. For this reason, we can squeeze ourselves into that norm(which is just a collection of ideas we’re taught to accept without question), even if it’s not true to our individual experience.

But, when we disconnect from what’s true in our heart to go along with the manufactured program of a society, we lose connection to the very power fueling our existence:our spirit.

What’s so ...

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Emotional Awareness is the Most Valuable Currency We Have

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Emotional awareness & our ability to consciously feel & integrate the full spectrum of human emotion into our everyday experience as the most valuable currency & power we have at this time. If we can honestly acknowledge our daily emotional experiences in the world with ourselves & others, we’d cease to unconsciously project various forms of violence stemming from undigested feelings towards ourselves & each other. It’s from this root that inner & outer peace can fruitfully grow.

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Power Struggles in Relationships

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

I did a little experiment recently by going onto a dating app. I didn’t have any intention except to see​ what this experience was like & engage with others in a new way without making any judgements about something I didn’t know about. What it quickly revealed was the fundamental power struggle that occurs in most human relating, sometimes without our own conscious awareness.

With each text exchange, I could immediately sense the energetic feeding attempt in the form ...

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Validation, Expectations & Disappointment

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Someone I love experienced a painful loss in their life recently which they shared with me on a phone call. I gave them my full presence, listened with an open heart and held a space for them to cry and simply feel & speak of all the discomfort arising in their body.

And then, they apologized for displaying grief and crying as if they were doing something wrong.

This is a habit I see in many I speak with because ...

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How We Gain Wisdom from Humility

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

The paradox of the human experience is that we gain extraordinary amounts of wisdom through the courageous acknowledgement of our vulnerability, humility and willingness to be wrong. Clarity arises from deep within an open heart that embraces the potential of infinite possibilities & perspectives in any given moment, without attachment that one of these potentials will always be true. If we can be flexible with ourselves and each other in this way, we’d all be operating from a ...

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Why Am I Not Healing Faster?

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Suffering is an activator for change. Use it to transform yourself from the inside out.

It’s only hard to change if we don’t really want it. Most people avoid it because of the discomfort it brings to shift out of the familiar-even if that familiarity is a painful experience-we get used to it because it’s all we know. And us humans tend to fear & judge the unknown because we want to be able to control what happens when ...

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When a Loved One Receives a Serious Health Diagnosis

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

A couple weeks ago, I received news from someone very close to me about a serious health diagnosis a doctor gave them. Given my intimate ​knowledge with this kind of situation, I knew better than to immediately accept & feed into the worst possible outcome. But, it didn’t change the fact that I’m still a human being that has emotions. I got on camera that​ day to talk about things while I was feeling them. I wasn’t sure ...

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