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Weekly Theme: The Root Chakra

Weekly Theme: The Root Chakra

Weekly Theme: The Root Chakra - How to Heal & Align The Muladhara Welcome to the chakras series! For the next 7 weeks, the weekly themes will be all about the chakras with the root chakra coming first. In this article, we’ll explore the root chakra and uncover some...

Weekly Theme: What is Respect?

Weekly Theme: What is Respect?

Weekly Theme: What is Respect? Growing up we learned that respect is saying please and thank you, making eye contact when shaking hands, or calling someone by their surname. While each of these is an example of practicing it, they only skim the surface. Looking at the...

Weekly Theme: Tai Chi

Weekly Theme: Tai Chi

Tai Chi: Integration with the Flow Safe bets, based on successful old bets, are not bets. You are chasing. We want the fresh, fresh. We want what works now, not then.  And how might we align ourselves with that pulse of the zeitgeist of now? Redundancies aside, that...

Weekly Theme: Relationships

Weekly Theme: Relationships

Types of Relationships Everyone reading or listening to this can say they have been in a relationship. Some may argue “I’ve never had a partner before.” My response to them is have you ever had a friend? Maybe a neighbor? Parents or someone you viewed as a caregiver?...

Weekly Theme: the Hero’s Journey

Weekly Theme: the Hero’s Journey

Allies and Adversaries We are all heroes, though dormancy does settle in now and again. Waiting dreamily, many of us, for something to rouse us from our slumber so that we may fully awaken into our Hero’s Journey. That moment can be now. Adversaries will be easy to...

Weekly Theme: Family and Accountability

Weekly Theme: Family and Accountability

The Value of Family Family – a word that can carry such pain and yearning yet also warmth and purpose. Barn Life practices the value of “family.” Our actions are guided by this value often. “Accept everyone!” is our beautiful marching tune. We want everyone who walks...

Weekly Theme: What is Self-Love?

Weekly Theme: What is Self-Love?

Self-Love is a Basic Human Necessity What are basic human necessities? Some include food, water, air, and shelter. These things we quite literally cannot live without. What if we told you self-love was a basic human necessity? Shocking, right? What is shocking about...

Weekly Theme: Crisis is Choice

Weekly Theme: Crisis is Choice

The Turning Point Within Have you ever been in a situation faced with an important challenge that felt insurmountable by your usual methods of coping and problem-solving? Into every life flows crisis. Every breath rides on the brink of upheaval. Every human beat of a...

Weekly Theme: Anxiety is a Teacher

Weekly Theme: Anxiety is a Teacher

Don’t Shoot the Messenger!!  Extreme and constant emotional states (i.e. mania, anger, fear, sorrow, grief, and worry) lead to serious mental health disorders (i.e. anxiety, depression, PTSD, etc). Anxiety, for example, is a normal reaction to stress and certain life...

Weekly Theme: You Are Not Your Diagnosis

Weekly Theme: You Are Not Your Diagnosis

Navigating the Sea of Modern Mental Health Diagnosis Our themes from this week forward are going to be a general overview of mental health diagnosis. However, we want to do it in a systematic order week by week. We will start with the root and move outward towards the...