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In The Magic of Compassion podcast, Little Woo shares practical guidance on how to be more loving to ourselves and others. Compassion comes from understanding rather than judging. It allows us to heal our wounds and fall in love with Life again. Topics/questions come from listeners and range from anxiety, depression, right livelihood, life purpose, meditation, mindfulness, kindness, self-worth, confidence to self-love! Little Woo is the founder of the School of Enchantment where she helps Magical Humans learn the 4 Arts of Happiness in THIS lifetime!

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In The Magic of Compassion podcast, Little Woo shares practical guidance on how to be more loving to ourselves and others. Compassion comes from understanding rather than judging. It allows us to heal our wounds and fall in love with Life again. Topics/questions come from listeners and range from anxiety, depression, right livelihood, life purpose, meditation, mindfulness, kindness, self-worth, confidence to self-love! Little Woo is the founder of the School of Enchantment where she helps Magical Humans learn the 4 Arts of Happiness in THIS lifetime!

    3 Keys to Authentic Connection

    3 Keys to Authentic Connection

    You can create genuine connections with people by using these 3 subtle yet critical mindsets! It has fundamentally changed my ability to meet and interact joyfully with many kinds of people! Filmed on location in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand.





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    While traveling last month, I was thinking about some of the keys to authentic connection.







    For most of my youth, it felt like I was disconnected from people even though I was trying hard to connect and communicate.







    Where was the block – was it with me or with others? And what was the block about?







    Well, in this episode, I share some of the keys I discovered when I did my healing journey in my mid-20’s which created amazing connections in my 30’s and beyond.







    It has helped me to meet and interact genuinely and joyfully with so many people.







    Hint: these keys are not about learning social cues or social skills. 







    I recorded this on one of the beaches of Koh Phi Phi. It’s a bit noisier than my living room but I managed to do most of it in between the longtail boat noises…







    Wishing you many blessings on this journey of self-realization…















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    • 13 min
    When you give & give but lack support in return

    When you give & give but lack support in return

    “What to do when you feel betrayed or disappointed by people very close to you? When you support others, but then when you need support, they don’t do the same in return?” This is the first part of a question I received…

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    The rest of their question goes like this:

    “When you focus a lot on doing for others who are close to you, or even acquaintances, helping and giving, but others seem almost completely self-focused?

    I have this weird existential feeling along with these questions. When i help people and do a lot of acts of service, show up for people, etc., I tend to feel very connected to people, my bonds are strong and i belong to my group/community/the world/the universe. But when i am the one who is burned out, sick, in a weak position, i can feel alone with it, and become judgmental of people in my life, thinking they don’t have the same amount of empathy or make the same effort as i would…

    I know I have an issue with over-stretching myself and over-doing, and I tend towards my comfort zone of being “the strong one” so feel far less comfortable receiving. Maybe this is linked?”

    How to Deal With Disappointment from Lack of Reciprocity or Appreciation

    Our purpose and our identity are often built upon our principles, values and life choices. That is our output. That is what we do or how we try to show up in the world. It is a combination of our presence and our actions.

    To balance our output, we tend to look for feedback or input.

    First, we may look at how we are impacting the world through our presence or actions. That feedback becomes another layer of our identity and it may match our purpose or it may NOT!

    So, our perceived impact on others can fuel our purpose or drain our purpose. It can validate or invalidate our self-worth if our efforts don’t seem to bring the results that we want.

    Secondly, we may look at how the world responds to our presence or actions. This is how people treat us or how they feel about us. If we’ve been very generous with others yet they don’t seem to care, appreciate or support us, then it can feel like a one-way street. It can feel like a betrayal or a disappointment.

    DISILLUSIONMENT happens when we feel such a deep betrayal or repeated disappointment that it actually changes our worldview. It’s when we abandon our values because our experiences seem to show that they don’t matter. It may feel like you have woken up from a con game and you feel duped or used.  You never want to be so idealistic again so you feel like throwing out your principles and your compassion.

    TRANSFORMING DISILLUSIONMENT OR DISAPPOINTMENT:

    Your Principles Matter…

    If you conceived of something good, beautiful or meaningful, it is worth doing – for YOU, for the benefit of Humanity and for the Universe…

    Even if the reality is that a lot of people don’t seem to appreciate, notice or reciprocate, you can continue doing it for YOU. Think of your kindness and generosity as expressions of your soul. It’s less about them and more about honoring yourself.

    Your Well-Being Matters…

    Sometimes, your principles and values may lead you to sacrifice your time, money and energy in order to help others.  However, if your output is causing SELF-HARM, this kind of generosity is unsustainable and probably enabling some type of unhealthy dynamic.  As the saying goes: “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”

    e.g. when a parent continually helps out their adult children out of recurring debts…enabling their habits an...

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    Letting go of cherished people and places to let in the new

    Letting go of cherished people and places to let in the new

    Sometimes, you need to let go of places, people and things that you care about in order to create or experience new horizons. It’s not about abandoning; it’s about releasing for a higher purpose. Here are 3 practices that can be applied to different situations to help you release with love!

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    The person who sent me this question was referring to their situation of moving to a new country and city for their career even though that meant leaving behind so many dear friends and a city that she loved.

    It was not an easy decision but it felt right to her.  Nevertheless, she wanted to approach this situation mindfully so she asked if I would do a video on this.

    Hope you will find some inspiration here!

    Wishing you many blessings on this journey of self-realization…



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    • 11 min
    Finding Your Power After Feeling Disempowered

    Finding Your Power After Feeling Disempowered

    Have you ever felt like “Life is happening to you” but wanted to regain the sense that “you are in control of your life”?

    Deep down, we all want personal autonomy and freedom so I want to share a few ways to reconnect with your sense of power and choice if you ever feel disempowered by circumstances or outside forces.

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    Wishing you many blessings on this journey of self-realization…



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    • 14 min
    The Doubt Monster

    The Doubt Monster

    It’s natural to have doubts when we want to do something outside of our comfort or success zone! Today, Mr. Ribbit is my special guest as we talk about how to deal with Doubt Monsters…

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    Ventriloquism has been a curiosity of mine since childhood. (I share that story in this article)

    Lately, I’ve had the desire to have some puppet friends join me on occasional episodes of The Magic of Compassion. However, I wanted to ensure that the tone and content did not become trivial or gimmicky. Some doubt entered my mind so I didn’t do it til now.

    Today, I felt the compulsion to visit with Mr. Ribbit so I chose to trust that our exchange would be authentic and meaningful.

    Sending you lots of positive vibes to honor your visions despite the doubts that you may feel!



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    What’s the deal with Procrastination?

    What’s the deal with Procrastination?

    You might have heard the phrase “putting the Pro in procrastination?” It’s one of those universal life skills (haha) that we all seem to master at one point in life or another! On a more serious note, it can be a debilitating feeling to put something off that we actually care about so in this talk, we’ll take a look at this type of inner resistance and I’ll share a few ways you can work through it!

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    What have you been procrastinating about that you would like to put some energy into?

    For me, I was procrastinating around the writing of the Unicorn Principles book.

    While I was shepherding a few community projects this past winter, spring and summer (one of which is on-going), focusing on my Sacred Dream clients, exploring jogging plus hiking, attending summertime festivals and events, visiting family and enjoying some downtime in the woods with my sweetheart Shane, I didn’t feel like I had the bandwidth to write!

    ​​​​​​​But as the summer wrapped up, I’ve reconfigured my energy and have been writing.

    Though my writing muscles are rather sluggish after mainly doing videos the last 3 years and the writing is going very slowly, I am fully committed to the journey and even enjoying the quiet process of sitting down at my laptop to get into a magical writing mode!

    Sending you lots of positive vibes to put some love into what has been waiting for you…



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Real & Open-Hearted

I love Little Woo's podcast! Her insights are gentle on the heart yet profound so they will run deep. Thank you so much for bringing your genuinely compassionate energy to each episode!

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Little Woo speaks helpful truths to inspire clearing away negative ways of being and create conditions where we can all thrive. Her example of how is it possibly to be a beautiful, wise and fully self-expressed human is a gift.

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I enjoy your self-development videos about living and communicating with compassion. You have a gift for teaching others!

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