Transitions: How to Move Through Change with Ease

What do you do during a transition? How do you move through change with ease? When you go from one thing to another or if there are some unknowns, how do you deal with that change? Samuel Becket said, “Try again, fail again, and fail better.” Failure is a transition. If you avoid failure in…

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What Is My Passion?

Have you ever wondered or asked yourself the question, “What is my passion?” ? Do you somehow feel your passion inside but don’t express it? Passion is an uncontrollable, unique vibration, or awareness to feel who you are and express it comprehensively. I also define PASSION as: P – Powerful Play             Putting passion into…

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ReEmerge with Burge: Managing your Energy From Isolation

Have you been isolating yourself for more than a year now? Does the pandemic make you feel unsure about how you can go back out and connect with people again? Are you anxious and fearful and don’t know how you can go about managing your energy from isolation? With everything that’s happened around us, it’s…

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The Essence of Your Being: Who are you?

What’s the essence of your being? If you had to take off your clothes and your body, what would be left? It’s the purest form of your soul. The essence of your being is to experience. If you allow yourself to simply move toward something, perhaps a goal or purpose, you will have an effect…

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Falling In Love vs Orbiting in Love

Orbiting in love and falling in love—what’s the difference between the two? People get into relationships for different reasons but one common reason on a higher level is because it brings up things for you to look at about yourself and what you believe about your life. What works and what doesn’t. Unfortunately, being in…

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What Is My Purpose?

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What is My Purpose? Have you figured out what your life purpose is? Do you know the reason for your existence? Some of you may be on track while some may be off track with your life purpose right now. But when do you say that you’re on track? How do you become off track?…

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Self Love… An Intimate Ritual

Self Love Essence of Being Burge Smith Lyons

We often block ourselves from self-love. Maybe you feel guilt or beat yourself up. Maybe you call yourself names, or say you shoulda, woulda, coulda. Many of us have been conditioned to do all of the above. And when we do these things we attract punishment into our lives. We don’t allow self appreciation or…

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United We Fly, Divided We Cry

United Essence of Being Burge Smith Lyons

In these unsettling times, it’s more important than ever to learn how to bridge our differences. I know we’ve all heard it before, but the truth is that we’re all in this together. I have been concerned about our loss of connection as a result of the pandemic, lockdowns, social isolation, political differences and more.…

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Conscious Intentions for the New Year


A lot of us are happy to say goodbye to 2020; however, you might also feel like you’re entering 2021 with a lack of control. That’s where conscious intentions come in. We all have conscious and subconscious thoughts, but if you’re working toward one thing and you keep getting another, your subconscious mind is driving…

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Peace For the Holidays: How to Communicate with Family

Peace for the Holidays Burge Smith Lyons Essence of Being Podcast

When we come together with our families of origin for the holidays, we can find ourselves triggered. Old wounds can open up, and we may find ourselves reacting instead of responding. Even if it’s never happened before, you can have peace for the holidays. You can be present, communicate with family and have a happy…

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