Posts Tagged ‘ choices ’

What it Means to “Hold On” to Your Pain – Chris caade

22nd April 2012 | 0 Comments

by Chris Cade Recently I shared with you a bit about happiness, and my friend Arina’s explorations into the topic. While it’s important to find ways to cultivate happiness, there’s also a silent (or sometimes not-so-silent) killer of happiness: our pain. Many people hold onto their pain like a kind of “badge of honor.” In […]

Let Me Tell You About “God” – by Chris Cade

19th April 2012 | 0 Comments

by Chris Cade Just saying the word “God” sends some people into a rage and others into profound peace. It causes wars and creates divine unions. People blame God for the bad in their lives while praising God for the gifts. I find it amazing how one word can have such different meanings to so […]

The Difference Between Your Ego and Your Inner Critic – Chris Cade

18th April 2012 | 0 Comments

One of my Liberate Your Life program participants emailed me this week and asked that very question. It’s an interesting one, and I thought I’d share with you how I answer it within the body of my work. Although other peoples’ work may define these things differently, this is what works for me and for […]

The Gift You Give Yourself by Teaching Others – Chris Cade

17th April 2012 | 1 Comment

by Chris Cade “We teach that which we most need to learn.” ~ David Bach Some version of that quote has been used by leaders for as long as I can remember, and for good reason. While it’s wonderful when we learn something new, the best way to integrate new knowledge and make it stick […]

What Inspires You When Nothing Else Can? – Chris Cade

6th April 2012 | 0 Comments

My friend Jaime Mintun recently posted on her blog, “What Inspires You When Nothing Else Can?” I got to thinking about that question rather seriously, and what I discovered was interesting. The spirit of the question was intended as “When you can’t get yourself going, what do you do to get going?” Inspirational quotes, thoughts, […]

How to Stop Getting Burned – Chris Cade

3rd April 2012 | 0 Comments

by Chris Cade This last week I’ve been sick, and after being down for a day I finally had my hunger back. Armed with a bowl of freshly made vegetable broth pasta (thanks Mom!), I joyously scooped my first spoonful. Then felt that “oops” sensation of the top of my mouth and tastebuds burned. Despite […]

Make a Choice

3rd April 2012 | 0 Comments

There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There’s no such thing as life in-between. – Pat Riley I’ve been very unposty for the past week or so, for a couple of reasons.  I’ve been wicked busy with a lot of stuff, but also, I was feeling very wishy washy […]

The Lie About Positive Thinking – Chris Cade

17th March 2012 | 1 Comment

by Chris Cade You’ve heard it all before… “Think more positively and you’ll get what you want. Visualize, affirm, and manifestation will happen effortlessly. Oh and be sure to overcome those pesky limiting beliefs! Affirmations, gratitude, and positive thinking will cover that one for you. Life is easy if you just think positively enough!” I […]

Are you Opened or Closed – Chris Cade

20th February 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s a quick and simple “test” to see how open you are in a given moment: Is your body physically more open or closed? For example … – Are your arms crossed? Is your body hunched or curled over? You are probably feeling defensive and closed. – Are your arms outstretched or facing upwards? Is […]

One Step Backward. Two Steps Forward – Chris Cade

6th February 2012 | 0 Comments

by Chris Cade “There actually are great spiritual secrets. They exist. The thing about spiritual secrets is that you can tell them openly. Because the ability to understand something and then the power to integrate into your life are two very different things.” – Guy Finley As people on the path of conscious living, we […]