The truth isn't always hard. For me, today it will be. (read: vulnerability alert) I have cystic acne. It feels like I always have and, so far, it seems like I always will. I try to hide it as best as humanly possible with concealer and makeup that I'm not skilled at applying. When I … Continue reading Truthful Tuesday
We are still in the fist part of the year. That's not a typo. I meant, "fist," not, "first." We are assaulted by the new year and with all its expectations, resolutions, and wintery mixes. Then we navigate the hypermanic and bipolar episodes of weather (sunny and 50 one day followed by a rainy 38) … Continue reading Self Care?
If I can't impact people, this whole thing is a waste. Chris Rosati Inspiration is everywhere. This week, I found inspiration in my grad school lecture. We can all impact others in positive ways. Please take a few minutes to watch. Then share what pops up for you. https://www.cbsnews.com/video/on-the-road-the-silver-linings-playbook-of-an-als-patient/ Share. Think. Connect. Elevate.
As usual, it likely depends. In the past few years, I found that I'm often worried if people are mad at me. I worry and worry and worry about it. Until the next time I see the person and they don't seem mad (or they are acting like they aren't mad) and then all that … Continue reading Are you mad at me? Should it matter to me?
The meeting of two eternities - the past and the future... is precisely the present moment. - Henry David Thoreau All we can do is live in this moment. Worry and fear are whipping in the winds of the future the potential happening there. Guilt and regret are rooted in the events of the past. We … Continue reading Today
Everyone, meet Liz. Liz, this is everyone. Today, I'm sharing my thankfulness for Liz. Liz is my yoga teacher. She is lovely... Brilliant... Bright... A delight. I'm thankful for her time, energy, and eternal desire to raise the vibration. Learn from Liz 200 HR RYTs; 300 HR RYTs; Retreats; Online Learning
Today, I'm thankful for all those who, throughout distant history, recent history and the present moment, made my vote possible today. I always feel heard on Election Day. It's a great feeling. It makes me wonder how I can hear others. Do I really hear people? How can I work to really hear the people in my … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 3.0… Day 7
Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome offers for suggestion number sixty-two: Give the world a reason to dance. (It's everybody's duty to do that.) It's Friday You're alive You can see You can read You have access to the internet You have people (including me) sending you light and love and joy You are fully complete … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 62
Kid President's suggestions are AWESOME: Don't be in a party. Be a party. Click. Click. Click. A short, sharp sound. Clique. Clique. Clique. Small, exclusive group of people. Party. A detachment, squad, or detail; a social gathering. Strive to be a party rather than be in a party. I've been in a clique and out of … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 57
There is hope after despair and many suns after darkness. Rumi This can be a tough time. It's a challenge to remember that every single day is a brand new, fresh and clean, first day. Mindful intentions and inspirations can help remind us. It's ok to get down. It's ok to feel paralyzed by whatever darkness … Continue reading Intention to…
And on the third day, we had another first day. Many people started their work week today. Did you? Some started new workout plans, new diets, new routines, new schedules, etc. Did you start something today? If so, it's the perfect day to start. Every day is a new first day. Today was the day … Continue reading And on the third day…
Today, I'm just thankful for this beautiful season of change. Just. Why just? What makes me, and perhaps us, reduce, minimize, or simplify with, "just?" How can I take it out? Today, I'm entirely, whole-heartedly, joyously, and excitedly thankful for this amazingly vibrant luscious and forgiving season. Photo: pajerunner
Today I am thankful for inspiration. What inspires you? What does it inspire you to do? To be? To make? To change? Why? How does this action make you different? How does it make other's different? How can you make this inspiration last longer? What will inspire you next? How can you inspire others? Do … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.4.16
Today, I'm thankful for this amazing collection of friends, family, and acquaintances who give my life meaning. These are just a few of the individuals who have taught me so much about myself, the world, and how to treat others. (I've also noted that there are some people I don't have any photos of... not … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.2.16
I am quiet and in that quiet my breath brings me to the possibility that it is ok to be thankful for all. Just try to spend the next thirty days sharing what you're thankful for with the world. What will that look like? What are you thankful for? How can you show your thankfulness? … Continue reading Intention 11.1.16
Get up, live life, go to bed. The, "live life," part can mean a lot. We can skate through the, "live life," part or we can really make a difference. What do you do to make that difference? You may have seen this; you may have not. Each time we remind ourselves of things like … Continue reading “And the thing that was the best, everyone helped everyone.”
There is so much brokenness in the world. Today, I hope this helps. You matter; no matter what all the people around you shaking their heads are thinking. It matters. If you're wondering if you're making a difference, you are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FkG-Bh9J9c photo: unsplash
Intention: Get through it. Some days you don't have it, but you just keep going. The world doesn't stop moving just because you do. Ya gotta suck it up and keep moving. Who knows, by the end of the day, you may have faked yourself into moving along with it. photo: … Continue reading Kripalu 7.29.16
Intention: Receive: Receive and refine your thinking. Refine as in to bring more clarity or refine as in to reduce to a smaller component of a larger whole? For me, it's all of them. Submit to all the things you don't have figured out. Know them and know you already have everything you need to … Continue reading Kripalu 7.28.16
Intentions: I can change my patterns when I change my mind about them. Fortitude: Stay strong in your body to create fortitude in your heart. I encountered so many people yesterday who were working on strength in the body because their hearts were (and still are) so broken. These people just kept showing up for … Continue reading Kripalu 7.27.16