When we embark on a spiritual journey, so many awesome shifts begin to happen. It's 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 they're not on a spiritual path of their own. In this video I offer up tools for how to handle people who don't support your spiritual path.
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