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On the Importance of Having Healthy Boundaries 2

IMAGE: Breaching boundaries can leave us a bit wrecked… © Louise A. Shilton (Shipwrecks in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, Kiribati.) Developing healthy boundaries is hugely important on the journey of awakening, as we open ourselves up to greater feeling and love. As a highly sensitive person who is acutely tuned […]


Get Comfy in Your Own Company

Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you are choosing someone out of love or loneliness… Today’s SNAPPY INSIGHT is a quote from Mandy Hale, author of “The Single Woman’s Sassy Survival Guide”. It’s not a book I have read—in fact I had to look up […]


The Genderless Soul

IMAGE: My "Evolving Souls" ceramic figures © Louise A. Shilton Have you ever noticed that angels and archangels with gender-neutral names, such as Gabriel, are portrayed as male in some places and female in others? The truth is—angels and archangels don’t have a gender. Like all other spirit entities, they […]


Are You Gonna Go My Way? Reflections on Relationships…

IMAGE: Soulshaping figures from my 2012 “Evolving Souls” Ceramics Series © Louise A. Shilton “We must engage and rearrange And turn this planet back to One… We’ve got to dance and be in love (But what I really wanna know is) Are you gonna go my way?” Lenny Kravitz—Are You Gonna Go […]


Don’t Judge a Book by its Movie!

IMAGE: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert © Louise A. Shilton   I have a confession. I love Elizabeth Gilbert’s now world famous book Eat, Pray, Love—but I really disliked the movie. And I love movies in the romantic comedy genre. Not all “rom coms” of course. But when I […]