Stop Using The Past Against Yourself & Others

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Throughout my life, I’ve experienced a tremendous amount of pain in relationships due to expectations, judgements & assumptions. All three of these things are directly affected by how much we choose to hold onto past experiences with people in our lives that we perceived caused us pain or fear of a future outcome.

But, whatever we hold onto from the past or expect for a future is just sitting inside ourselves until we decide to either let it go ...

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Dealing with Sensitivity as an Empath

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Being ultra sensitive can be our greatest ally or foe depending on how we choose to use it. Here’s my two cents on why it’s awesome & how being an empath ultimately creates our ability to have compassion for ourselves & the world.

Don’t ever forget how awesome you are, loves!

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Comic Relief: How Comedians Give Us Permission to Be Human

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

As long as I can remember, I’ve lived with a persistent and insatiable compulsion to explore as many aspects of the human condition as possible. In fact, I believe most humans share this same curiosity. It was my commitment to this constant urge that eventually led me to become a therapist.

But, before professionally supporting others as they dove into the depths of their psyche, I set out to write about it while earning my bachelors degree at New ...

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How Honesty Creates Transformation

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Part of what keeps many of us stuck in our lives is the fact that we are not fully honest with ourselves about our experiences. When we deny any facet of what we go through in life, we create discord in our body, mind & spirit.

Eventually, this denial inside will begin to reflect externally in the form our of relationships with others because we are not coming from a place of true authenticity within. Disconnection & lack of acknowledgement with ...

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Developing Authentic Relationships

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Our society is built upon having relationships​, with ​the emphasis​ on engaging with others​,​ often before we fully understand or develop ​that engagement with our​self, our thoughts & true feelings. It’s really important to acknowledge this because the quality of the relationship we have with ourselves will directly affect the one we have with others​-​​ whether it’s with family​,​ friendships​,​ ​work or in romantic partnerships​.

​I​t’s not until we fully embrace ours​elves without judgement ​that ​we can do the ...

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Achieving Harmony Through Discomfort

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

We often confuse harmony with a state of perfection. And, for so many of us, this keeps us caught in a loop of endless searching for this way of being.

But, what we don’t often see is that harmony and perfection aren’t necessarily synonymous. True harmony means being with ourselves regardless of whether we feel comfortable or uncomfortable.

In today’s video, I’m discussing this common way we trip ourselves up on the path to self-discovery and how the simple reframing ...

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How Do I Love Myself?

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

All of us come into this world experiencing everything from the point of view of our feelings without any discrimination. It’s not until those around us place conditions & judgements on these feelings with their response to us that we shift out of the visceral experience of our indiscriminate hearts, and into the view of the analytical mind.
Because this often happens to us as children, this shift is not usually a conscious one. But, it may ...
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The Freedom of Not Knowing “The Answer”

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

Most of us get caught up in the need to seek answers to explain our current life experiences or a place of trying to maintain the status quo in order to avoid change. When we do this, we get trapped in a state of anxiety & exhaustion, usually without our own awareness, because we are either trying to defend our current position or desperately escape it.

The only way out of this unending cycle of seeking pleasure & avoiding ...

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Dealing with Insecurity

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

All of us long for security from the minute we’re born into this world, but many are not aware of how to create & maintain that sense of safety we seek.

So, I’m discussing the simplest approach in which we can begin moving through our insecurities & cultivating that peace for ourselves, no matter what comes our way.




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The Power of Unconditional Responsibility

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by: Jamie Rautenberg

So many of us rely on others to fix our worlds for us, and we can end up in a cycle of blaming & shaming those around us when they fail to assume the responsibility. Whether it’s because we perceive someone making us feel bad or we feel that something unjust occurred as a result of another person or event, nothing will ever feel resolved within us until we practice taking personal unconditional responsibility for ourselves.

Doing so is ...

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