Self-responsibility, Choice and Power

Happy February! There’s been a lot of internal processing going on for the past six months, and it feels like it’s all starting to come together into a more cohesive picture. One of the things I’m being called to do is make a video every day for the month of February. I don’t know what the topics will be or what form these vidoes will take. I will follow the energy where it leads me, and look forward to what arises. The first installment is called Self-responsibility, Choice and Power, and takes a deeper look at the concept of self-responsibility and how it gels with choice and power (and the power of choice). I look forward to seeing more of you as the month progresses. Continue reading Self-responsibility, Choice and Power

Integration and Self-Responsibility

Back in March, I wrote about self-responsibility as an empath’s super-power. Since then, as is the way with most insights, I’ve been taken deeper and deeper into the understanding of the this and how it plays out in the world. The concept of responsibility has always been a tricky one for me to understand. Where does my responsibility begin and end? What am I responsible for and what am I not? When you grow up parenting your parent, it’s difficult to find that distinction. You become everyone else’s caregiver (whether physically, energetically, emotionally or otherwise) and forget somewhere along the way the power of claiming your own needs. As I’ve examined this topic more in-depth, I’ve discovered a whole lot of ways I’ve misunderstood the Continue reading Integration and Self-Responsibility

Self-responsibility: An Empath’s Super-power

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Over the past couple of years, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to understand the concept of responsibility and what it really means. I examined it through the perspective of the tarot, and came up with this: ‘The root of responsibility is the ability to respond to any given situation as it arises. When we are in a state of abundance, acceptance and openness, we feel that innate capacity as the truth. Whatever presents itself to us can be met creatively, with joy. On the other hand, if we approach situations with an air of heaviness or duty, they become less dynamic and more likely to feel burdensome. In the belief that we can control the outcome of our actions and choices, we move Continue reading Self-responsibility: An Empath’s Super-power