Expansion may not be what we think it is

by Kris Ward

What if sometimes... we need to go smaller to feel more spacious?

Have you ever heard someone confess something along these lines? “In the end, everything about downsizing was expansive for me… it turned out to be the greatest blessing in disguise. I’m actually relieved things happened exactly the way they did.” (Here you could swap out ‘downsizing’ with ‘getting fired’, ‘breaking up’, ‘getting sick’, ‘getting rejected’, ‘having to move back in with my parents’, and a whole number of seemingly contractive…

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A Warning For All The Visionaries

by Kris Ward

How lifestyle design done wrong can ruin your relationships

There are consequences for every action we take, good or bad. For many years, I took what I thought were incredibly life-enhancing actions and held what I assumed was a seriously abundance-boosting perspective. Those well-meaning actions and the perspective that inspired them led me to suffer the consequences of pushing my husband away, stressing him out, and breaking down the trust and connection between us. Life was actually really HARD…

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Reset And Remember Your ‘Why’

by Kris Ward

Coming back home to yourself

Care for a short ?love bomb? to interrupt and juice up your day? True story: I’d just turned 21. Legal drinking age. Didn’t mean much to me because I’d had a fake ID since I was like fourteen. What else do you do growing up in Columbia, SC? I was pretty much over drinking by the time it became a legal activity for me. Anyway, one thing I wasn’t over……

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A New Take On Taking Precious Care Of Yourself

by Kris Ward

Plus: an Ode to Yoga

Some of my favorite moments in Elena Brower’s yoga classes are when she reminds us, “We are so lucky to have this practice.” Amen, sister. It’s so true. I’d be royally screwed without yoga. And I probably wouldn’t have any friends because I’d blame everyone BUT myself for my own shit. Yoga shows us, so consistently, where we’re giving our power away, where we still have edges to explore, fears…

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