THE 7th GAY OF 🎄 X-MAS: CELEBRATING THE END

The intention behind this entry is to offer some food for thought to contemplate certain topics more deeply and perhaps discuss more openly when social etiquette considers them uncomfortable or even taboo. This year alone many of us have tackled insecurities, judgment, identity, and forgiveness, among many other subjects, and now, as the year is…

THE 6th GAY OF 🎄 X-MAS: COMPASSION FOR SELF

So often we are sabotaging ourselves by being in our own way without even knowing we are doing so.  During those times when our lives are filled with what seems to be constant change and growth, it is important to remember that we need to be gentle with ourselves. Since it can be easy to…

THE 5th GAY OF 🎄 X-MAS: ALLOWING FORGIVENESS TO MOVE YOU FORWARD

We’ve made plenty of bad decisions in our lives.  A few judgment calls that were damaging to our well-being, and many unwise choices ended up unintentionally hurting others in some way. Many of us don’t have a problem apologizing to people for my wrongdoings and promising to be more mindful in the future to never…

THE 4th GAY OF 🎄 X-MAS: STEPPING OUTSIDE OF LABELS

Ever since infancy, we have rapidly developed an advanced mental filing system to make the world less overwhelming: we notice something, we cross-reference it with everything that is already familiar to us, and quickly label it as either Harmless or Dangerous, Cute or Scary, and so on. But where do those labels come from? One…

THE 3rd GAY OF 🎄 X-MAS: RE-THINKING SELF TALK

It was just a matter of ignoring the negative voices chattering in the backs of our heads, and giving our power to the positive possibilities in front of us.  What happens when you tell yourself things like, “I don’t have what it takes” or “I’m not ready yet”? It certainly doesn’t lead to success. A…

THE 1st GAY OF 🎄 X-MAS: THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS

Christmas has become symbolic of all that is wrong with our society. Much like the Grinch, whose heart was three sizes too small; our hearts have diminished in size due to the culture of fear, conformity, and consumerism in which we reside. As a result, we have lost sight of the true meaning of Christmas,…

HAPPY 🎄 X-MAS DAY 2{K}18 EDITION

What Do You Want for Christmas?  I want to see the truth and beauty, love and inspiration that is all around and inside of me. I yearn to live from my soul moment to moment, greeting each joy and challenge with the fullness of my being. In the depths of winter, I want to find…

¿HOW DO YOU HANDLE RUNNING INTO FORMER HOOKUPS?

it was supposed to be just one time, one time; and then you forget about each other and move on with your lives. However, as fate would have it, you accidentally ran into your hookup while running some errand and alas, you don’t want to talk or reconnect with him so what do you do?…