I’m continually renewing my pact to do everything slowly, just to evolve worn out processes and change old habits into something more helpful, meaningful, and joyful. Be Still My Soul is a poetic call to stop multitasking and simplify our gaze, letting our slow and steady pace perfume the world with grace.
As a “recovering perfectionist,” I completely understand the bittersweet relationship between passion and perfection. If you’re passionate about anything, chances are you’ve struggled (and maybe continue to struggle) with perfectionist tendencies. The wonderful truth is that this world is the perfect place to focus on what makes us come alive.
There is music for us everywhere, if we listen, beauty tucked away in the nooks and crannies of daily life—we can find it, if we’re willing to pause, and see. These summer quotes are truly about enjoying the season we’re in, making the most of the moment we’re breathing, and living the entirety of what […]
Over recent years, stress prevention and management has become one of my most cherished areas of focus. Since stress grows in intensity the longer it’s ignored, the best stress response is one that happens fairly soon and interrupts stress in its infancy. The “Instant Calming Sequence” lives up to its name, and I invite you […]
Self-awareness unlocks the door to this moment. Through joyful and judgment-free awareness, consciousness can flow more easily through you into the world, and every step you take in it, empowering you to live differently. It’s not what you do, but how you do it that makes the most meaningful impact.
Letting go of the past, the hurt, the perfect picture in our heads, our resistance to loving life now—this is NOT always so easy to do, but it’s a worthwhile journey to take. If we’re spiritual, it becomes part of the spiritual journey. It becomes part of the human journey, I am certain. This poem […]
Try to be happy for this moment (because this moment is your life), but if you can’t enjoy what’s happening or what you’re doing, try even harder to accept what is. Acceptance of the present moment elicits a certain peace, and brings consciousness to life—with that, we contribute something new to this experience.
When you feel like you’re bombarded by things to do, this humble to-do list might be the reminder you need to choose a loving perspective today and to enjoy the true riches of being alive on earth. It’s all one awesome miracle, and to miss the joy would be to miss it all.
Luckily, journal writing is pretty forgiving. You don’t have to be anyone other than who you are (and you don’t have to be an author or a teenage girl) to enjoy the benefits of the process. In any case, here are a few tried-and-true tips on how to keep a journal that’s most beneficial to […]
Meditation is more accessible than most people think. Sure, meditating for 20 minutes a day has some serious benefits, but in actuality you only need a few minutes to make a big difference. This 4-minute meditation from Rebekah Borucki is living, breathing proof.