Kintsugi – Mending Cracks With Gold

There is a Japanese art of pottery mending that is known as Kintsugi (golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (golden repair). In North America, when we break a piece of pottery, a plate, a bowl, a vase, etc., we usually do one of two things. Either we throw out the piece that...

Is Your Glass Half-Empty or Completely Full

Airline pilots have an expression – ‘excess capacity’. Excess capacity is the ability for anyone to cope with additional stress and pressure in their lives. Someone who is stressed and having difficulty dealing with their normal everyday life has...

How to Shift Your Identity

If you read my last two blog posts (available here and here) you should have some understanding of what Identity Shifting is, and whether or not you are interested in consciously shifting your identity to something/someone you are dreaming to become. I have been...

Identity Shifting – External Sources

Identity Shifting – External Sources Our identity is created not only by internal sources, what we say, think, feel, and do, but also by external sources – our immediate environment. If someone who did not know you very well walked into your house, what...

Identity Shifting

Our Identity How do we really know who we are, what our ‘identity’ is?  For that matter, how do we know who someone else is? I can easily say and believe that my name is Anne Bolender, that I have Lupus, that I am a Lupus Life Coach, that I love to travel,...