Taboo

For me it begins and ends with the shadow, all the brilliant and displaced aspects of our nature. For a long time I had no idea what that word meant. Like many others I associated the shadow with the dark. I latched onto ideas of violence, suffering, death and in a very narrow way I associated the shadow with biblical notions of archetypal evil. The restrictive notions of Abrahamic religiosity forced me into a world of high contrast where everything I experienced was caste in black and white, but the world is a much more complicated place.

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The cost of lucidity

For many a sudden boost in lucidity is the end goal. It’s a noble enough notion, wanting to bring a certain level of awareness into your present and by extension develop some level of control and self determination. However, problems arise when you begin to experience a level of lucidity but have yet to establish habits that allow you to move through your days to day with an air of authenticity.

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A Solstice Song

Sometimes the most profound moments of connection and peace are found at the eye of the storm. Divine by Design COO, Sahlah Dubel, shares how she was able to turn a time of turbulence and turmoil into an opportunity to attune with the song of an ever-changing and ever- vibrating universe and reconnect with her ancestral centerpoint.

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Choices

Many of us are facing the same cross-roads in our professional development and beginning to redefine what we need for happiness, health, and wellness. What if the trajectory of our career were not dictated by our next title, promotion, or pay-raise? How can we come to a place of finding a job that is part of a lifestyle that nourishes our development as a human being as well as our development as an employee? The answer sometimes lies in the journey, especially when the destination seems hidden in the horizon before us. Divine by Design co-founder, Sahlah Dubel shares the story of how a moment lost in the professional trenches helped her cultivate the skills she needed to win the career war.

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