Blog | Mark Van Der Gaag

Struggling to Gain Control? [MwM – 027]

Struggling to Gain Control? Are you struggling with a behavior, habit or way of being that is causing you pain, suffering, lack, or loss of any kind? There is a simple way out. Stop trying to dominate the behavior and liberate it instead. Inside the darkness – that which we judge as bad & wrong within ourselves […]

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June 15, 2020

The 3 Simple Rules for Success [MWM – 026]

The 3 Simple Rules for Success  I used to own & operate pay-per-climb climbing walls in beach towns on the east coast. It was a really fun business that taught me a lot about the world.   For me, my climbing walls were all about helping people face their fears and self-imposed limitations in order to […]

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June 7, 2020

Feeling Anger vs. Being Angry [MWM – 025]

Feeling Anger vs. Being Angry  Let’s talk about anger.   Most people confuse the feeling of anger with its expression. And because many people express anger through rage, which causes harm, we have come to believe that anger itself is bad.   Anger is not bad.  There are many times when anger is very appropriate.   Anger is simply […]

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June 1, 2020

Your Authentic Swing [MWM – 024]

Your Authentic Swing Last Monday, when talking about The Power of Pause, I mentioned the 3 P’s – Passion, Purpose and Path.  Since then, the 3 P’s have come up in my coaching work on numerous occasions. So, I thought I would expand upon it today. First, let’s make an important distinction between the two minds… The […]

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May 25, 2020

[MWM – 023] The Power Of Pause

…that we have, for the most part, forgotten to step back, take a breath and allow ourselves to be fully present to the many miraculous moments among the flowers and fields that we fly. The Miraculous Stillness  I ran into a friend today. He was extremely excited to share with me his recent miraculous and […]

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May 18, 2020

[MWM – 022] The Calling

The Calling   You are a constellation.   We are all made up of the same energetic stuff. But just like a constellation of stars, your stuff is arranged in a very certain and particular order that no one else shares.   Similarly, though we all share the Universal Function of bringing Heaven (Happiness) to Earth… …you are […]

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May 11, 2020

[MWM- 021] The Reluctant Surfer

The Reluctant Surfer    Imagine a surfer who prays every day for the BIG WAVES. But when they come, he complains about being overwhelmed, paddles back to shore and waits for the waves to pass.  DUDE? REALLY?  Then when the water is once again calm, warm and comfortable, he paddles back out, lays on his board and… […]

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May 4, 2020
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