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Dec 15, 2020   •   8 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Spiritual Guide

All these spiritual flues, energetic ascensions, and mystical experiences, I never asked for any of them. Did I? I feel like I made a heap of choices before coming to Earth, but I can't remember most of them. Would I have lived differently if I remembered those choices?

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Dec 8, 2020   •   9 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Psychotherapist

Midway through my certification, I developed the ability to feel what my clients were feeling, but 2-3 days before they felt it. Hearts were cracked open and mended with grace. But just because you can, doesn't mean you should...

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Dec 1, 2020   •   9 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as an Aerial Yoga Studio

I literally smacked into this career identity, which would lead to a love at first sight partnership 6 years later. The studio was up and running in 3 weeks time! But it's true what they say: if you're gonna fail, fail fast. But first, try everything 3 times.

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Nov 24 , 2020   •   9 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Wealth Mentor

I could have coasted through this semi-retirement lifestyle for decades, but my soul yearned and cried for deeper meaning and broader contribution. "F*ck you, soul! Why can't you just be content?!?" Ah, but a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor...

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Nov 17 , 2020   •   15 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Success Coach

For the first time in my life, I felt seen for who I am, not for what I'd achieved. I had no idea that I had walked into the alchemical fire that would forge me from a freedom seeker into a liberator. All triggered by a date who stood me up!

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Nov 10 , 2020   •   12 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Web Design Agency

This career identity too twice as long to let go than to build. I resented the Universe for calling me onto a new path, which I didn't even ask for it, and for making something I adored feel like such a drag.

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Nov 3 , 2020   •   9 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a United Nations Consultant

This career was dreamier than the previous dream career. If I let it go there will be nothing left. It'd be years before I'd know that when you reach the end of your rope, the Universe intervenes. Not to hand you a new rope (that would be too easy), but to...

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Oct 27 , 2020   •   11 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Global E-strategist

I lined up 5 interviews in 5 days in New York City, got on a plane, got a job offer and apartment on Day 6, flew home on Day 7 to pack and moved my entire life to NYC on Day 8. That is what "all in" looked like.

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Oct 20 , 2020   •   9 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as an International Aid Worker

For the first time in my life I followed my heart, not what was demanded of me. I decided I wanted to do good as a career, it was destined for me. I would learn the hard way that destiny is not a destination.

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Oct 15 , 2020   •   9 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Systems Designer

Go ahead, put on the golden shackles, I am ready to become the work ox and ATM machine I was born to be. It be another 12 years before I'd learn about "spiritual aridity" and how the cost of misery is too high a price to pay.

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Oct 6, 2020   •   6 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as an Energy Researcher

I felt mad making a career 180 and starting over from scratch at this point. Who walks away from job offers and amazing female mentors?!? It'd be another 9 years before I discerned: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

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Sep 29, 2020   •   6 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as an Aerospace Engineer

Someone out there is able to study the cosmos thanks to aerospace telescope parts that I made with my two bare hands. But keeping the awe of the cosmos in my heart isn't the same as spending an entire career climbing uphill toward an impenetrable "Boys Club."

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Sep 22 , 2020   •   6 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Banking Officer

I did a career 180 when I went into banking, thinking I'd finally become the best white man and eldest son I was supposed to be. Ha! In the end, only three things matter: one of them is letting go of things not meant for you.

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sep 15 , 2020   •   7 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as an Industrial Machinist

I had never touched any kind of industrial machinery before, but my aluminum coupling turned out better than my mentor's. But that career would have been an over-compensation for the career that my dad loss.

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Sep 8 , 2020   •   6 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Web Developer

I made websites just because, out of pure joy, pure curiosity, pure creativity. Then people started paying me for it. Who knew that would happen?!? But with every gain, there is great loss...

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Sep 1, 2020   •   8 Min Read

Reinventing Identities as a Computer Teacher

Navigating identity crisis, non-conformity and freedom requires a soul with stamina. "The price is high, the reward is great." May these stories of my 16 career identity re-inventions inspire you to make brave leaps of faith, examine your choices with awe, and surrender to the unfolding of your unique path.

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Apr 29, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Artist • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Artist, dreamer, inventor, and designer? Do you believe that we can create anything we can imagine? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 28, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Ruler • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Ruler, leader, queen, and boss? Do you believe that order and systems achieve excellence? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 27, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Nurturer • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Nurturer, care giver, guardian angel, and supporter? Do you believe that we're all walking each other home? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 26, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Humanitarian • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Humanitarian, activist, unsung hero, and neighbor? Do you believe that you matter and in loving thy neighbor? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 25, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Jester • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Jester, entertainer, comedian, and energy shifter? Do you believe in always having fun and living in the moment? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 24, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Lover • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Lover, goddess, hedonist, and seductress? Do you believe in following your bliss and making others feel special? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 23, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Heroine • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Heroine, warrior, survivor, and champion? Do you believe you will triumph over anything you set your mind to? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 22, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Alchemist • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Alchemist, magician, visionary, and shaman? Do you believe that magic and miracles are real? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 21, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Maverick • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Maverick, rebel, daredevil, and badass? Do you believe that rules are meant to be broken? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 20, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Explorer • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Explorer, pioneer, seeker, and risk taker? Do you believe that meaning comes from living our core values? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 19, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Sage • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Sage, teacher, oracle, and scientist? Do you believe that the truth will set you free? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Apr 18, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Innocent • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

Are you The Innocent, optimist, idealist, and believer? Do you believe that there is beauty in simplicity, joy in Grace? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

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Sep 10, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Failure Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Always say yes and take on more than I can handle, stressing self to the max. 🌀 Hide or fall off the face of the earth when I start to notice that I can’t meet all my promises. 🌀 Chronically procrastinate, poor follow-through (eg. missed deadlines, late fees).

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Sep 9, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Powerless Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Present self as having it all together and don’t need anything from anyone. 🌀 Be a know-it-all, constantly correcting others with unsolicited advice, closed off to new insights, lessons, or perspectives. 🌀 Uncomfortable in a room if not holding a position of power or importance (usually the leader, rarely the follower).

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Sep 8, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Mistake Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Extremely high expectations of self/others to be good, perfect, altruistic at all times. 🌀 Vacillate between extreme perfectionism and extreme rebellion/non-conformity. 🌀 Take on others’ poor behavior as my own fault, enabling them to avoid personal responsibility and accountability.

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Sep 7, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Disposable Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Give away my resources (time, energy, money, body, services, etc.) for free or for very little, as if they were disposable. 🌀 Chronically borrow against my own security and well being, thus perpetually feeling depleted, indebted and/or in survival mode. 🌀 Overstay miserable relationships and/or flee at the first sign of conflict.

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Sep 6, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The "Too Much" Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Constantly misunderstood and told to calm down, be quiet and/or stop moving. 🌀 Others are intimidated / overwhelmed by the bigness of my ambition, energy, speed, creative pursuits, voice, etc. 🌀 Chronically repress my needs / desires, never asking for their fulfillment, fearing that they are “too much” for others.

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Sep 5, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Abandoned Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Design my entire life inside chronic self-sufficiency and/or addictions (eg. workaholism), thus further isolating myself. 🌀 Contort self to be what others want, so to be loved, accepted and/or validated. 🌀 Overstay relationships that I’ve long outgrown because I can’t bear ending up alone and/or abandoning others.

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Sep 4, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Burden Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Stay small and mousy, so not to make noise, make waves or bother anyone. 🌀 Extraordinarily capable and self-reliant, rarely creating support systems that allow others to give to me, thus feeling alone and isolated (curse of self-sufficiency). 🌀 Feel obligated to jump in and rescue / fix everything that is wrong, unable not to.

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Sep 3, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Freak Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Feel like the black sheep of the family, never really fitting in anywhere, and longing for true belonging. 🌀 Carry heavy false belief that life is lonely, unkind or not made for people like me. 🌀 Suffer from severe self-doubt and/or self-hatred due to lack of loving recognition, by self and/or others, of my unique gifts.

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Sep 2, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Invisible Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Live in chronic stress / fear that it’s dangerous to be seen (eg. I’ll be burnt at the stake or hacked down to size). 🌀 Shy, always redirect focus on others to hide true self, worth, and/or power. 🌀 Unable not to give to others, even if at my own expense, exhaustion or annihilation.

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Sep 1, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Deprived Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Carry the false belief that it’s evil to have (money, love, joy, pleasure), that I need to be poor to be good. 🌀 Chronically borrow against my own well being by over-working and under-earning. 🌀 Crushed under the weight of scarcity, with never enough time, money, opportunities, support, love to go around.

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Aug 31, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Insufficient Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Rarely content because life is ruled by impossibly high standards of perfection. 🌀 Chronically over-give, over-do and over-compensate just to get the same success and/or validation as everyone else. 🌀 Organize life around duty and survival (eg. debt, clutter, barren home) rather than thriving (eg. beauty, joy, pleasure).

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Aug 30, 2020   •   2 Min Read

The Unsafe Child • Wounded Child Archetypes

🌀 Suffer from hyper-vigilance, always waiting for the other shoe to drop. 🌀 Overly naïve and trusting, thus attracting narcissists, sociopaths and/or con artists. 🌀 Take a lot of uncalculated risks, living close to the edge, with few safety nets.

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