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    Heart wide open

    April 29, 2017
    Heart wide open

    Some say there are only two emotions: love and fear. I don’t tend to agree. I believe there is a wide variety of emotions, with lots of shades and nuances. What I do believe though is that love and fear are the primary drivers in our lives. Emotions is just not the proper word to describe these two conflicting forces.

    After years of being driven by fear, I started the year with a powerful mantra: heart wide open. Strong in my body, confident about my career, happy in my life, I was ready to experience something new, or more rediscover what was here already. What a breakthrough.

    When things got harder, when I felt like closing up, I gently repeated to myself my mantra. Slowly, things shifted. My energy moved from my head to my heart, and now sits comfortably between my third eye, my heart and my root chakra.

    I know. I am talking about chakras. There is nothing rational about it, I can’t prove it scientifically. I just feel it. That’s what happens when you start leading your life from the heart. Continue Reading

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    Life will provide

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    Why so serious

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    Step back

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    Sweet child of mine

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    With purpose

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