This is something I’ve been practicing lately, and it has been a healing practice (which means I bump into my issues and self-imposed limitations along the way): “Inhale who I am. Exhale who I am not.” If you’ve been telling yourself who you are for your whole life and it isn’t helping you move forward, […]
Of course, we don’t love what we’re healing from, but the healing process itself offers a smorgasbord of serendipities that include grace, mercy, joy, companionship, unconditional love, and authenticity. There’s something worth stumbling upon here. Here’s what I’m doing to heal consciously, with as much of those forgiving qualities as possible.
If we know what’s working (and what’s not), we can set meaningful goals and intentions from a place of clarity and purpose rather than halfhearted whim. Before the goals, though: habits. Habits are how we get to where we want to be, but which ones are worth keeping and which are worth throwing out? To […]
Forget about doing “all of the things” or “hacking” anything, or being perfect right now; these are the suuuuper simple things I actually just did to feel better (like, right before I sat down to write this, and kind of right in the middle of doing that). You don’t have to do all the big […]
It’s a challenge to find clarity when we feel so stuck in the sensation of worry. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of things to do instead of worrying; I know how impossible it can seem to free yourself from the grasp of worry when you’re smack dab in the middle of it. I also […]
It’s not always easy to do what’s worth doing. Then again, something that’s worth doing may very well be much easier than we had imagined. It all comes down to what we decide, and how we approach it. But what about the things we want to stop doing? What’s not serving you? If your soul […]
Liberation isn’t a dream for the future; it’s only for right now. Slowing down means we get to get back to that place that’s already here, waiting: the present moment. This is the only place peace can stay alive. This is the road back home, and this poem I’m sharing is just a little honey […]