Sometimes the best thing you can do is not analyze or obsess over the details of “how” and “why” and, instead, let yourself be: nothing more, nothing less. Real rest breathes space into your life so that you can work better, play better, think better, and love better. (You need it.)
I am a sensitive soul and I love my coffee. If I don’t drink the “right” coffee, however, my stomach will let me know. If your belly notices every little disturbance in the Force, too, I think you’ll appreciate this healthy coffee recipe. It’s actually a maple latte (so good) inspired by a recent trip to Maine and my newfound love for functional mushrooms.
This poem about grieving speaks to keeping an open mind and heart. It’s certainly a practice, which means that it’s ongoing (one day could house all the stages of grief) and requires our attention.
You get to define what self-care means to you. These self-care affirmations are open-ended invitations to imagine – and start living into – all the ways that serve your personal best.
It’s easier to respect—even trust—the journey when you view yourself as the journey. When you are the journey and the practice, you open yourself up to seeing guidance everywhere, light in everything, and evidence of your own progression and potential with each step you take, consciously, in the direction of what feels meaningful and true to you.
Balance isn’t about perfect harmony all of the time but learning to identify patterns that bring about unbalances and to continuously be aligning your head and heart. To encourage your patient evolution and explorations: these quotes about balance.
I’m not sure that we’re ever ready for a loved one to pass away. Even after all this time, I am still not ready. Yet, these reflections on grieving are radiant with life because to have loved has turned out to mean: to have lived. What greater gift could I, my living soul, have asked for?
Beautiful people don’t just “still exist”—they are everywhere. You can even be one to yourself (one of the best ways to be good to others). To help you out a bit, I’m sharing some love-based things to tell yourself that your heart probably needs to hear (I know mine does).
What would it look like to be there for yourself? It might look like showing up for the heartache with a little more love than you’re used to giving yourself. It could sound like a sigh of relief after you’ve looked in the mirror and told yourself “I think you might be enough.” Whatever it means, these poems are reminders that you’re not on your own.
Love inevitably leads back to love. That usually (probably always) means that sorrow is going to get thrown into the mix. Love, however, doesn’t stop. It may seem like it stops, but it morphs and flows; it’s powerful, eternal like that. This small collection of grief poetry is a reminder that “again” happens too.
Let these affirmations for breathing deeply and fully reconnect you with the ancient peace (and strength) you carry in your heart.
Note to self: you are already everything you think you need. These ten notes are brief yet powerful reminders that you’ve just forgotten how incredibly rich and capable you already are. This might be exactly what you need to hear (from yourself) today.