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When Someone Does Not Support Your Spiritual Path

When we embark on a spiritual journey, so many awesome shifts begin to happen. Itís easy to become overly enthusiastic about them and want to share every detail with your loved ones. But the new developments in your life may not be easy for people to understand, especially if theyíre not on a spiritual path of their own. In this video I offer up tools for how to handle people who donít support your spiritual path.

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Gabby Bernstein

Featured in the New York Times Sunday Styles section as "a new role model," motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein is making her mark. Expanding the lexicon for the next generation spiritual seekers, Gabrielle is a #1 bestselling author of the book Add More ~ing to Your Life Ė A hip guide to happiness, and Spirit Junkie, A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles. In 2008 she launched her social networking site for young women to find mentors. HerFuture's growing community exceeds 12,000 members.


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7:06PM PDT on Aug 27, 2013

Wasted breath ... can't change people unless THEY want to change. Believe, however, by example they will be able to notice the change and, at that point, become interested.

7:50PM PDT on Aug 25, 2013

Thank you :)

1:08PM PDT on Aug 25, 2013


2:14PM PDT on Aug 24, 2013

Thanks for the advice.

11:03AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

just be true to yourself

7:58AM PDT on Aug 18, 2013

Good advice thanks Gabby. Sometimes it is wonderful to have a secret and to just know!!!

7:31AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

5:26AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013


2:36PM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

Our individual spiritual path is sacred. Other than respect (for our religious belief), I don't believe we need to seek support or approval from another mortal for our personal spiritual commitment.

In fact, our personal lifestyle should be good enough to embolden our spectators (and our loved ones). There's no need for us to impose our values unto others.

11:51AM PDT on Aug 16, 2013


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