Answering the Call to Adventure

"The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure." ~ Joseph Campbell
 
Do you ever feel like there’s something missing in your life? If you do, you’re not alone. Too much stress, worry, fear, and doubt have a way of causing you to get stuck in patterns and behaviors that prevent you from answering the call to adventure. The truth is, there is a big part of you that is ready to jump at the chance to shine your light more brightly. 
 
Satori is a Zen word that describes the instant awakening that occurs when your body, mind, heart and spirit are in their natural state of balance and you have a glimpse into the true nature of existence. Satori Living is about answering the call to adventure and living an awakened life.
 
I answered the call to adventure when I was 33. It happened while I was running on the beach in Hawaii. I had a Satori experience of feeling one with everything and it totally changed my...
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Satori Wisdom - I Am On a Hero's Journey

Your hero's journey begins with a call to adventure. The hero of your story is your own soul and the part of you that needs rescuing is your wounded ego. The journey is about waking up to the freedom of a heart-centered life. 

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell

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The call to adventure takes you from an ordinary life to one that is extraordinary. You may choose to refuse the call at first because your ego is reluctant to go outside of its comfort zone. When you've developed the courage you need you'll feel compelled to answer the call. 

Once you commit to the adventure the transformation begins when you meet your mentor. A mentor is someone who believes in you and will help you build your confidence by preparing you physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually for the journey ahead.  

There will be challenges along the way. If you see these challenges as...

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Satori Wisdom - I Am Finding Myself

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You've been on a hero's journey since childhood. Its taken you from the illusion of separation to the initiation phase of answering the call to adventure. You will eventually return home to tell the story of how you found your true self.

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell

ACTION STEPS

You are the hero of your own story and like any good story you have challenges to overcome to make it interesting. Your inner hero will help you move from one world into another with confidence and ease.

Separation is forgetting who you really are. It came from the programming and conditioning of adults who had also forgotten who they really are. At some point on your journey the hero within helps you remember your true nature.

Initiation is the adventurous part of the journey. This is when you get to turn challenges into victories and problems into opportunities. If...

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