Monthly Archives: July 2017

If ego is the reason, rethink your battle.

Retreat and surrender is sometimes best
By Nancy B. Loughlin
Published in News Press on July 18, 2017

There is nothing shameful in retreat.

Life is full of wars.  We fight for custody of our children. We fight for lovers. We fight for jobs. We fight for justice.

We all must ask, “What is my motivation?  What is my intention?” Most importantly, we must be honest.  Are we battling out of love and service, for the best for everyone involved?  Or is this a quest to fulfill our desires and cater to our egos?

Ego is always the wrong reason. Continue reading

Make the move physically and spiritually

Dealing with the spiritual move
By Nancy B. Loughlin
Published in News Press on July 11, 2017

Nancy Loughlin’s meditation space

Changing and moving your stuff is the same thing as changing your life.

Therefore, be aware of energy, not only your energy, but the energy of the new home, said Zachari VanDyne, director of the Fort Myers mediation center CasaShanti.

This awareness is most important because moving is considered to be one of the major life stressors, along with death of a loved one, job loss or change, and illness.

Moving throws us out of whack because we are yanking our roots from familiar soil, and no one knows what new terrain can bring.  The move sparks earthquakes through the first chakra’s energy centers, guaranteeing shock waves of fear, insecurity and worry.

Therefore, ritualize the move-in process to enhance your mindfulness of this profound energetic shift, VanDyne urges. Continue reading