Back in April I asked you to be patient with me, as I hadn't written a new PGG in a while due to focusing on other things, including working my book The Smoothie Principle . But on Saturday I did an Instagram post I realized was definitely PGG material, so here you go :) [For those of you keeping track, the last new PGG was Batteries, Bunkers and Bonding from November] I also wanted to share another IG post with a photo of the notes of one of my clients and the results of our session - if you've been thinking of working with me for the first time or fifth don't forget my Meaningful May Power Hour offer expires at midnight tonite ! And here's my PGG Video of the week where I remind you that the acorn doesn't become an oak tree overnight, and the link for the Instagram post that became this week's PGG ( it includes a video of the tree I mention so be sure to check that out - you don't need an Instagram account to see it ) . As always, please feel free to let me know y our feedback about any and all that I'm doing :) Big hug <3 Kristina
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From Tiny to Mighty

An oak tree is just a small nut that persevered against the taunts of doubt and fear. ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

Giant oak trees... have deep root systems that can extend two-and-one-half times their height. Such trees rarely are blown down regardless of how violent the storms may be . ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

The Universe works in mysterious ways. I shot this video in August 2018. Exactly nine months later (oh, just the normal gestation period for a human), who knew I’d be standing in the shade of a 500-year-old oak, one of the oldest trees of its kind in our country!

The first half of 2018 was a season of doubt and fear for me in a way that I had not previously experienced. By allowing myself to be patient with the cycle, to process whatever thoughts and emotions I was presented with, and confront my fears , I ultimately became more sure of and secure in myself.

As a result of those growing pains, I now feel (most of the time!) as if I am rooted in the center of the Earth - and grounded in myself and my connection to humanity more than ever. This has given me a renewed inner strength and confidence in who I am and what I do, despite outer circumstances.

I’m always saying “the acorn doesn’t become an oak tree overnight,” but I never really thought about what it takes for that oak tree to continue to grow and withstand the multitude of external forces once it becomes a tree.

Can you imagine what it has required for any living thing to be alive for almost half a millennium? What it has survived and been witness to?

I believe in the soul’s evolution through many lifetimes, so perhaps we don’t live that long biologically, but it can be interesting to think about our lives as part of a broader trajectory and understand the big-picture journey we are on, the lessons we need to learn, and the past experiences we need to heal.

Thank you Angel Oak for being a tangible reminder of it all . 🙏🏻🌳

Looking for a little support and fertilizer for your inner acorn? Give me a buzz and I’ll help you find the meaningful mojo to persist and withstand whatever nature brings your way!

Remember, you can always see PGGs from any month or year going back to 2010 on my website at and visit my social media pages for more inspiration throughout the week! Want to share my PGG? Use my Medium page for friendliest posting version.

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