discipline

Facilitating Authenticity

There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside of them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. ~Hermann Hesse For more years than I can remember, the concept of authenticity has been a keystone of my work, both personally and professionally as a public Priestess. A large part of our community’s mission is to empower women through fostering truth-speaking, authenticity, and self-confidence, as well assisting people in forming a deep, connected, and integrated understanding of their own integrity […]

Cultivating Self-Discipline

Note:  In the first post in this series Leadership Assets:  Discipline I discussed what self-discipline is and why it is so important for us to develop this quality. In the second post Following the Path of Self-Discipline, I talked more about how self-discipline can serve us as leaders.  In the final post of this series, I’ll share some of the ways that I’ve cultivated my own self-discipline.  I also request *your* input!  What are the tips and tricks you use to keep yourself disciplined, or to increase your skills in this arena? Here is a list I’ve compiled to get us […]

Leadership Assets: Discipline

When I discuss the necessity of discipline, it often evokes sighs, tuning out, and even displays of anger.  I’m already doing everything I can possibly do, giving all I can possibly give!  I don’t have time!  I work ten hours a day! I’m exhausted! How can adding another task to my list help?  You just don’t understand! Today, I’m inviting us all to open up to a different perspective around discipline. Please know that I *do* understand.  I have “been there,” and I am still quite often maxed out.  The distinction is that now I have a structure I can […]