Connecting in Spiritual Partnership

I'm interested in creating all kinds of spiritual partnerships with people. Some of the common types I'm interested in developing include volunteers, collaborators on workshops and webinars, practitioners to refer students to, publishers, and more.However, the basis of spiritual partnership is connection, so let's start there.Do you feel connected to me and my work?Before answering too quickly and clicking the link below to connect, be sure to have read and watched more than a few of my posts and videos. Some people get initially very excited about me after reading one post or watching one video, but their … [Read Entire Story]

Children and Breakups

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Reaching Out Hard? 12 Keys to Getting Support

by Andrea Blundell Read advice that tells you that if you feel low, just ‘reach out’? But attempts you have made (if any) have gone poorly and left you feeling bad? Reaching out is a skill that not all of us learned as a child or were encouraged to do. On a good note, skills … [Read Entire Story]

Do Relationships Block Spirituality?

I occasionally have conversations with people who are concerned that being serious about the spiritual path will get in the way of relationships or that they have to get rid of their relationships.In this video, I offer some thoughts on this topic as well as the perception that the spiritual path is a solitary one.After watching the video, please check out the links below [Read Entire Story]

Singletude, Interdependence & Independence

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Fear of Death – When Pandemic Makes Us Face Mortality

by Andrea Blundell Why are we all terrified about Covid-19? Yes, we are losing our lifestyles, and we don’t know what lies ahead. But for many, beneath this lies a fear of death. Either our own death, or of the death of those we love. Why are we all so afraid of dying? As humans … [Read Entire Story]

Leadership secrets from foreign penguins

Leadership by example helps forge a team. Let’s see how penguins can lead the way. A few years back, there was a brand new fitness program at the San Francisco Zoo – a program that sort of just took off on its own without any goals or leadership from the zookeeper. This fitness program is for the birds, but it carries a leadership lesson for all of us. The birds are penguins. Penguins are supposed to swim. In fact, 46 penguins at the San Francisco zoo had been taking regular dips in the pool to cool off and keep their feathers sleek. Ah, ain’t life grand. Lie around, eat, swim, rest, eat, swim, relax, eat, swim. … [Read Entire Story]

Learning to Address Blocks Correctly

This blog post shares a recent video about addressing blockages.One of the key concepts in this video is that we chose our blockages. While we make these choices unconsciously, it is important to appreciate that different issues and blockages to which we're attached are chosen and reinforced by us.Why do we do this?Well, imagine if you got shouted at every time you spoke up as a kid. Pretty soon, you have a serious blockage in your throat. Why is … [Read Entire Story]

Journey From Abuse – Lockdown Edition

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On Each Other’s Nerves? How to Navigate “Coronavirus Relationship Conflict”

by Andrea Blundell Is being cooped up during a pandemic about to ruin your relationship? How to navigate conflict when self-isolating together? 10 Ways to Navigate Conflict in Lockdown 1. Lower expectations. Thought coronavirus lockdown would be a time of great bonding, only to find it’s a time of great bickering? Cut yourself and the … [Read Entire Story]

When Things Get A LOT Easier After Awakening

Releasing attachments can be quite a grind, but there's a point when it's like you end up on the other side of the mountain. Now, it feels like there's this extra push of support, like gravity is now on your side.This leads into a new time of spiritual transformation where illusions and attachments dissolve a bit quicker, and the experience can be/feel a LOT easier.For more on this topic, please watch the following video.When Awakening Gets A LOT Easier Video [Read Entire Story]

Personal Power – 11 Ways to Grow Yours

by Andrea Blundell Want more personal power? Or just to stop feeling so helpless and lost? But not sure where to start?  What is personal power? Personal power is not about controlling others. This is social power. Personal power is instead about being totally detached from others and their opinions, and instead attached to your … [Read Entire Story]

Confusion About Spiritual Help and Spiritual Neediness

Everyone needs a little help from time to time, but even with such a simple request, there can be confusion. Part of that confusion is between neediness and legitimately needing support.Spiritual neediness is needing someone else to do things for you and giving up your personal ability to do things you need to do. This is the path of the spiritual child.The spiritual adult realizes that they need assistance for something, and they get the support that allows them to grow or heal. The child continually needs help while the spiritual adult does not.It's like teaching someone to fish versus giving… [Read Entire Story]

When Do Bad Habits Become Addictions?

by Andrea Blundell Have a sneaky feeling that one of your bad habits might be getting out of control? It’s worth learning the difference between habit and addiction. But it’s not addictive Isn’t it? Just because your behaviour is not a typical addiction like alcohol, drugs, or gambling, or because everyone else around you uses … [Read Entire Story]

Enduring the Ego Grind

When we really start to let go of the ego, old thought and emotional patterns may start to scream and feel rather painful. This makes the experience of surrender a grind–at least initially.If we move through these moments when the ego wants to go back to a familiar pattern, then we find the peace that is often talked about by spiritual teachers like myself. If not or if we only go part way, we can get stuck in unnecessary discomfort.Hopefully, this video can inspire you [Read Entire Story]

Valentine’s Day After a Breakup

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Keep Making the Same Mistake Again and Again?

From small things like continuing to overspend when you know you are in debt, to bigger issues like picking unhealthy relationships every time, what is it that drives you to keep making the same mistake?  Blame it on Your Brain? Our brains might be designed to repeat mistakes, creating what are called ‘mistake pathways’. Although … [Read Entire Story]

Valentine’s Day and True Love

Valentine's Day is a kind of monument to temporary romantic love experiences. In this video, I offer thoughts to encourage people to surrender the temporary and go towards true love–the space that accepts all of life unconditionally. This is the space that we can never lose or be let down by.As usual, after the video, there are some more links to help you go deeper into the topic of true love.Enjoy!Valentine's Day and True Love Video [Read Entire Story]

Letting Go and Moving On Hard? This Might Be Why

Holding onto partners and friendships long past their expiry date? Or can’t seem to leave a depressing job?  Letting go and moving on is never easy. But if you find it harder than most, it might mean there are deeper issues at play. Just not the letting go and moving on type?  Yes, personality can … [Read Entire Story]

The Path of Success to Spirituality

There are several paths to spirituality. Suffering is the most common in my experience. Suffering  drives people to find a solution, and for many people, that solution becomes spirituality. A few people are called to spirituality. It has nothing to do with suffering or success; something inside has this longing for God. Thirdly, there's worldly success.Now, it's hard these days to succeed by external standards. It seems like there are more and more standards everyday around success, although it will vary by person how many goals they're trying to achieve. But once in awhile, a person hits … [Read Entire Story]

Dating Someone With Depression – 12 Things You Need to Know

by Andrea Blundell Dating someone with depression can be a lot to navigate. What can help? **if you believe your partner is in immediate danger of  hurting themselves or someone else please get to the nearest hospital or call emergency services. Dating someone with depression is a choice First things first. Remember that you chose … [Read Entire Story]

New Spiritual Freedom Video

I have written blog posts for more than nine years, and so occasionally, they need refreshing.I recently updated my spiritual freedom blog post and added a video to it. It was a pretty big overhaul, not because it was bad before. But I feel like I can offer a more complete explanation of spiritual freedom from the understanding that I now have. I’m still growing and evolving at the same time I am also dissolving deeper attachments. It’s something to remember particularly if your ego tries to elevate spiritual teachers like me. I’m still human, and ultimately, I’m just a nobody.You can click [Read Entire Story]

Mail. We Get Mail on Avoiding the Void

Copyright ;secured ;by ;Digiprove ;© ;2020 ;Susan ;J. ;Elliott, ;J.D., ;M.Ed.Original content here is published under these license terms: ;X ;License Type:5License Summary: The post Mail. We Get Mail on Avoiding the Void appeared first on Getting Past Your Breakup. [Read Entire Story]

Never Ask for Help? 9 Real Reasons You Always Go It Alone

by Andrea Blundell Are you the type who does everything by yourself? And even if it leaves you exhausted, never ask for help? Because it just seems easier somehow not to? Never allowing support can be a form of self-sabotage. And if you feel guilty or scared to ask for help, then there will be … [Read Entire Story]