Let the fire burn inside your heart, follow your passion, your joy

The spark of fire creates warmth from the inside out. It helps us burn through self-doubt and karma, it’s what makes us feel alive. It’s the natural urge that’s associated with being inspired, dynamic, animated, engaged, alive and motivated. We are all motivated by fire, well, unless it’s burning below our feet. Is your fire too big or too little? TOO MUCH FIRE? You are in danger of burn out. You take careless risks and miss the nuances of a situation. You open yourself to backlash, if you surge forward without consideration for others. You start many projects, but have trouble finishing them. It’s hard to sustain your enthusiasm past the initial stage. WAYS TO BRING FIRE BALANCE INTO YOUR LIFE: Use candles in your meditation. Tell stories round the fire. Sign up for a class that scares you, because you know it’ll change you. Spend more time with inspired people. Seek out funny angles or entertainment for one heart-healthy laugh per day. Wear more warm colors — reds, oranges, yellows. Bring warm lighting and colors into your home. Speak your truth, even though you know it’s going to rile people up. NOT ENOUGH FIRE? Passion doesn’t always come knocking on the door to drag you out, when you are sitting on the sofa feeling bored, depressed. WAYS TO IGNITE FIRE: Get the blood pumping with more oxygen, through exercise and fresh air. Stop talking about your dreams and take one small step to make it real. Go on a brisk walk when you feel mentally fatigued. Throw a festive party. Make time for creative self-expression. Find healthy ways...