Trust the open space. Trust the gaping void that opens, threatening to swallow you into its nothingness, when you say “No” to people or things you know aren’t right for you. Beautiful things will sprout when you say “No”. Beautiful seeds will descend from the sky, and sprout in that open space. More beautiful than you could have planned. Sooner than you think. The darkness that surrounds you now—that whispers its threats to expand voraciously if you open up even an inch of space—will ebb away as you open that space, and choose to sit calmly, patiently in it. All… Read more.
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Born and raised in northern Virginia, Maren moved to Portland, Oregon to start a new life in 1990. During the last 25 years, she has delved into the question of what it is to be human at this time in history, and how individuals can bring their passions and beliefs to bear on the world.
After earning a degree in psychology, she moved into political activism, and years later, found a way to blend the two, mixing deep empathy and understanding with encouragement and support for bold action. Her clients and followers are dreamers and doers, working with passion to bring about a better world for all.
For more information, please visit dreamintochange.com.
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How do you feel about getting more out of life than you currently do? Can I ask you if you’ve found it harder than you thought it would be to achieve all you’ve wanted in life? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a simple way you could learn to think that made it easier to succeed and get what you want, than it was to struggle and eventually fail… Can you imagine it being easier to succeed than to fail? Too good to be true isn’t it? Well not if the way it’s taught is completely different to anything else you’ve tried before… Please don’t misunderstand me, the techniques you are about to learn are similar, maybe even the same. But what’s different is the way it is taught and the way you learn. If you’d like to try ‘something very different’ for yourself… Check out for free the first five chapters of my friend Andy Shaw’s book