Right In Front Of You

Right In Front Of You Brett Koorstad Coaching

Try, try, try, strive, strive, strive, work, work, work. Rinse, repeat. Right? I could stop right here and you would know what my point is, wouldn’t you? It’s exhausting, the push, the effort, the TRYING to change and improve and be better. You want more love, so you work on what? Maybe your weight. Your […]

Did You Forget?

Did You Forget Brett Koorstad Coaching

Did you forget? I did. I thought I had to put on a happy face, be a cheerleader, act a certain way, all the while escaping at the end of every day from the reality, which was that the thing that had once been what I thought of as the solution had become the problem. […]

Today’s Big Question

Ego Today's Big Question Brett Koorstad Coaching

Here’s the Big Question: “Do I need to murder my ego to be enlightened or next-level spiritual?” Read on to find the answer ❤ An Answer To Today’s Big Question Oftentimes in the self-help, personal development, spiritual realms I hear people talking about the death of the ego, or overcoming it, outsmarting it, ignoring it, practicing […]

Recovery, UN-covery, Knots, and Rumi

Recovery UN-covery Knotes Rumi Brett Koorstad Coaching

Recovery For some of us, when we decide to change our lives for the better, to let go of the bad habits and addictions that have plagued us, we enter into something popularly known as “recovery.” The word “recovery” itself suggests that we get something back, something we once had. We “recover” our self-worth or […]

Inside Job

Inside Job Helen Keller Brett Koorstad Coaching

It is an INSIDE JOB (your work, I mean) 😊 If there was one piece of advice I would give to anyone trying to deepen their spiritual walk and to continue into the next phase of their healing/recovery, it would be something like this: DO YOUR WORK!! Am I yelling just a little bit? Yes, I […]

Shadow Work

Heart Warrior Shaddow Work Brett Koorstad Coaching

The truth in the face of deep, challenging Shadow Work– What comes to your mind when you say to yourself, “I am enough?” I hope that it is that you are, indeed, enough. Because, of course, you are. If it isn’t what you believe at your core, though, know this: most people do not believe […]

Light Is The Goal

Light Is The Goal Brett Koorstad Coaching

Yes, the light is the goal. But we can’t even see the light until we screw up the courage to look into our own darkness. Darkness isn’t the same as shame. It isn’t the equivalent of bad. It’s not to be feared. It is a messenger. Look into it, deeply, and know that the answers […]

Question of the Day

I Can Do It Second Stage Recovery Brett Koorstad

I want to change but I keep doing the same shit! Why? That’s really the question, isn’t it? If I want to change, why can’t I? This question is really at the crux of all of the self-help, personal growth, spiritual journeying, business development (i.e. entrepreneurship)…every book, article, even the best manifesting movies. Because when you try […]

Watching Your Life Transform In Real Time


Apply (v): to put to use; to bring into action. As Spiritual Seekers, the temptation is to live in the “in between”, in the land of the esoteric, dreamy space, to want, to wish for our desires to magically come into being. And that feels so good, doesn’t it? Honestly, I love reading about manifesting, […]

It’s Not An Either/Or Proposition

It’s Not An Either/Or Proposition And that’s kind of what fucked me up because a lot of people, in my actual experience, are under the mistaken belief that recovery is all black or all white and nothing at all in between.You’re either in. Or you’re out.And I am here to call BULLSHIT.   HEALING IS […]