As we enter a new season of expansion, we might certainly feel the strain and discomfort of a process beginning, or of one that continues to unfold. These quotes are wonderful representations of how self-compassion and hope can carry us through all the seasons of life.
Archives for September 2017
There are many roads and many paths that lead to healing; I believe that anything that leads us there is true, even if the way doesn’t seem very beneficial while we’re in it. This poem is a sincere call to open your heart to healing, based on my own experience of striving to do the […]
The true healing power of forgiveness resides within, dormant until we consciously awaken its potential. Forgiveness brings many things, but above all it releases others from our ropes, releasing us from having to drag around the weight of every attack. Yes, the choice to forgive is a conscious, ongoing process—not usually brief. The longer we […]
There are some essential components to happiness that spiritual sages have expressed, science has researched, and personal experience has emphasized. This list is a kind of creative assortment of the various moving parts of happy living. There’s surely no shortage of ways to be happy; I hope you rediscover a favorite here.
This affirmation isn’t half-hearted; it’s a conscious co-creation of the world we choose to inhabit. Any change we want to see manifest really must burn within us first; this means that every time we think happy thoughts (the devotion-driven, solution-oriented, possibility-provoked kind), we start lighting up the world around us, and we see things differently. […]
While I was gathering these universe quotes, I felt a tremendous sense of belonging. I also felt freedom from the struggles of being a human; there was a remembrance of who I really am, of who we all really are: more than what society teaches. I hope that reading these quotes awakens the memory in […]
Be rigorous with your self-care. The space you make to invest in yourself affects your overall mental health and the quality of your life as a whole. Here are five self-care ideas inspired by my own evolving practice; something here might help you feel lighter (and maybe a bit more energized) if you’re feeling anything […]
Not a cure-all for the struggles of being human, but an ode to the light that burns inside: these happy thoughts are of the healing kind. If suffering (from overwhelm, heartache, a painful point of view), I offer you space here to breathe. If a miracle sounds more like a fairytale than reality, such a […]
By visualizing a particular nature scene, I’ve begun to bring a little more ease into my life. I really love this mindfulness practice (and I’m still working on it) because it frees me from clinging to all the never-ending thoughts. Plus, it fits in perfectly with the changing seasons.
To fully honor the life coursing through you, you must have the courage to live the life you love. More than a nice-sounding cliché, this is a truth worth conscious exploration: Are you living YOUR idea of a good life, ruled by YOUR intentions instead of the whims of the world and the wants of […]