Catrien Ross on Blowing Out Your Negativity in A Puff of Positive Intention to Shift Your Energy

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 - 32 Comments

What if you could blow out your negativity in a puff of positive intention to shift your energy?


Well, you can.

For several years I have been physically blowing out any feelings of negativity in a simple shift of energy I now call A Positive Puff.

I naturally learned this while fuming one day about a personal situation in Japan.

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Catrien Ross on How Negative Self-Judgment Creates A Lifetime of Guilt and Limitation

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 - 20 Comments

Are you your own harshest judge?

In my last blog post I wrote about how judging your day creates your experience.

But what about self-judgment?

What emotional damage do you sustain from how you judge yourself?

Judgments you impose upon yourself can generate guilt that blights years of your life.

The negative verdicts of your inner judge destroy your self-confidence, diminish your self-esteem, cripple your choices, and quash your creative expression.

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Catrien Ross on How Judging Your Day Creates Your Experience – Tao Insights From Mount Fuji

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 - 16 Comments

Looking over Lake Kawaguchi towards Mount Fuji I recall the ancient Tao insight on how to experience life:

Only when you stop liking and disliking
Will all be clearly understood.

When I suspend judgement of good versus bad in whatever happens to me or around me, suddenly I perceive the world through fresh eyes.

Which is much easier said than done.

How many judgements have you made today since you got up?

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Catrien Ross on Fire and Snow Meditation in a Japanese Minka

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 - 3 Comments

A morning walk in the garden reveals the witch hazel’s celebration.

Red ribbons in the February snow.


Meantime, deep inside this 300-year-old minka in the mountains …

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