Loved and Lovable - February 2017

Yes, love is in the air - but it's really within you.  This month I muse on what being lovable is and how we can feel loved always, no matter our relationship status, in my blog post, Loved and Lovable, below.

I am also bringing back the Awakening Self Radio Show.  We're going through so many changes and challenges collectively right now that there is a greater need for connection and support.  This month, I offer two shows to help you stay in your center and work with anger in a positive way - join me and join the conversation!  See the schedule below for times and information.

Coming up -

• Awakening Self Radio Show returns this Friday, Feb 10th and Friday, Feb 24th!

• Feb 25th - Intro to Sanskrit for Yoga Teachers - see the MBZ website for information

• Mark your calendars!  Spring Day-Long Retreat - "Awakening and Creativity": Saturday, April 29th at Ananda Valley Farm in Half Moon Bay.  Registration opens in late February!

Together, let's allow Valentine's Day to bring forth the highest Love possible, for ourselves and all beings.




Loved and Lovable

February – a month that, stereotypically, we turn towards greeting cards with red and pink hearts, roses, chocolates, and are inundated with commercials about diamond jewelry. Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and whether it’s something you relish or are repulsed by, it’s here in our western culture.

I tend to avoid writing about this topic, but this year some new insights flowed in. Many of my clients and students struggle with the feeling of being lovable. This time of year can be triggering, causing some to feel lonely and lacking in romance. Others are disgusted at the commercial aspects, the commodification of love. And many of us continue to explore what is love, and what is the nature of our lovableness?

Read more.




Awakening Self Radio Show returns on BlogTalk Radio

I have felt called to offer my radio shows again...  tune in for inspiration with 2 shows this month, or listen to more than 5 years of archived shows!

All shows can be listened to from the links below or from your phone at (563) 999-3743 (long distance charges may apply0.  Download as a podcast afterwards!

Staying in Your Center in Challenging Times

Friday, February 10th, 2-2:30pm Pacific / 5pm Eastern / 10pm GMT / 9am Sat. Feb. 11th Sydney

If you're like many people out there right now, your boat is rocking.  We're experiencing challenging times, with a lot of change that is provoking fear and anxiety.  How do we stay in our center when things are tough?

Join Rev. Connie to explore the practice of centering, and how to stay balanced and connected to your True Self when all else seems to be falling apart. 

Call-in and share your comments, questions, and insights on how to stay in your center!


Anger's Positive Power

Friday, February 24th, 2-2:30pm Pacific / 5pm Eastern / 10pm GMT / 9am Sat. Feb. 25th Sydney

It's part of the human condition - anger is a normal and necessary emotion.  How to deal with anger appropriately?  Now that's another question!

We've all experienced anger when it has been hurtful and scary.  But anger has a higher purpose, and can be used to create positive and powerful change.  Learn how to use anger's power in positive and empowering ways, even to fuel your spiritual growth

Introduction to Sanskrit for Yoga Teachers at MBZ on Feb 25th

Once again, I'm offering my Sanskrit workshop for Yoga Teachers at Mind-Body Zone in Fremont.  Explore the sacred sounds of the Sanskrit language, learn correct pronunciation, build your yoga vocabulary, and more!

Find out more at the MBZ website 


Event Calendar

Every month, you can click this link to view my Calendar to see what is coming up!


Spiritual Quotes


"The Great Way is not difficult for those unattached to preferences."

~ Chien-chih Seng ts'an


"He who is filled with love is filled with God himself." 

~ St. Augustine


"Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."

~ Jalaluddin Rumi



Rev. Connie L. Habash, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Yoga and Meditation Teacher

Interfaith Minister - Spiritual Mentorship

Menlo Park, CA