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Is Your Container Too Small? How to Live a BIG Life

Cynthia James by Cynthia James | November 2nd, 2012 | 4 Comments
topic: Personal Growth | tags: affirmation, anger, big life, blessings, challenge, change, constriction, create space, destiny, emotions, environment, exhaustion, expansion, feel, frustration, give thanks, growing, inner guide, journal, journaling, let go, listen, marriage, peace of mind, Relationships, shift, spiritual disconnection, spirituality, stress, stuck, transformation, work environments

Woman inside a Cardboard Box

In the last few weeks, I have had several clients and other acquaintances who have shared their discontent. Their challenges range from unsatisfying relationships to chaotic work environments to spiritual disconnection to complete exhaustion. As I listened to each person there was a similar question that kept running through my mind: “Is your container too small?”

How to Share vs. Give

Cynthia James by Cynthia James | December 19th, 2008 | 1 Comment
topic: Personal Growth | tags: acceptance, debt, gifts, giving, holiday, journaling, validation

We often confuse sharing with giving. Giving is connected to things and is often mixed up with our definition of what we “need.” It can appear in many forms, but often it is very much attached to our identity. But sharing is heart-centered and not attached to the material world.