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Welcome to the Portal. A link roundup to transport you to different worlds and perspectives, and to escape and get inspired for a moment. It's the best of the internet for this five minutes, and worth the preservation of a blog post to bring you inspiration, fun, and insight. Step in to the Portal and

Spiritual Bypassing- What It Is and Why You Need to Avoid It

Photo by Roberto Nickson on Unsplash Have you ever held back tears, and tried to talk yourself out of how you felt? Have you ever denied the pain of a break up by smothering yourself in self improvement? Or maybe you've come across the Instagram spirituality guru who promises they can help you feel like

Best Books of the Decade- 14 Books That Will Change Your Life

Here's a round up of some of the most insightful books I've read this decade. Have you read any of these? What would you add to the list? The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits by Judson Brewer is an excellent

Your Guide to Healing From a Broken Heart

It sucks. There's no denying it. Maybe the pain feels like it will never end and you feel stupid for thinking that maybe, this time, it wouldn't end in heart break. You feel alone in your hurting and wonder why it happened, and wonder how things could be different in an alternate universe. The fact

Move 27 Things- Set Your Home up to Inspire Positive Change

"Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." Recently I learned about a feng shui tip to help promote personal growth: move 27 things in your home that have not been moved in the last year. If this sounds daunting, I tried it and completed it in under an hour-

Where You’ve Been Doesn’t Dictate Where You’re Going- Leaving your Past Where it Belongs

"Everything, including love, hate, and suffering, needs food to continue. If suffering continues, it's because we keep feeding our suffering." - Thich Nhat Hanh Just because you've been in the dark doesn't mean you have to stay there. Your past, your trauma, and your pain do not need to be packed up in your suitcase.

Morning Rituals- How you Start your Day Matters

"The better you feel, the more you allow." -Abraham Hicks The morning sets the tone for the whole day. Ever since easy access to internet connection, many of us start our day scrolling the web, instantly looking for entertainment, checking our social media feeds, and filling those first hours seeing carefully curated, photoshopped, and often

Enjoy Being Alone

"Be alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance,

Move it or Lose Your Shit- Movement as Medicine

"Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be transferred or changed from one form to another." -Albert Freaking Einstein According to Einstein himself, our pain cannot be numbed away with drugs and alcohol, scrolling, attention from strangers on the internet, sex, porn, or food. We cannot destroy our pain, we cannot make it

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself, Your Life Depends on it

"Perfectionism is procrastination in a great outfit." Being too hard on yourself is like turning two bowling balls into a pair of shoes and wearing them around; totally unnecessary, guaranteed to slow you down, and you're going to fall and hurt yourself. You might think it'll give you a great booty, but there's way more