You are all things. Denying, rejecting, judging or hiding from any aspect of your total being creates pain and results in a lack of wholeness. ~Joy Page
Most people are thinking about mental health and wellbeing wrong.
The popular opinion is that if you have mental, mood, or emotional troubles, focus on the mind. This kind of thinking is flawed, overly simplistic, and incomplete
Watch this quick video if you're feeling either anticlimactic or anxious about 2020.
Refer to the 2019 wrap up guide here.
Once you have flown, you will walk the Earth with your eyes turned skyward; for there you have been, and there you long to return. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci
December is one of my favorite times of the year because not only is it festive, it’s also when I spend time to reflect on and appreciate all the goodness, growth and learnings in the past year.
As you’re getting ready for celebrating, gifting, entertaining and preparing for the new year (this coming one an epic 2020!), take a pause and a moment for yourself.
I mean that. This month will fly by in a wink. Give yourself the time to savor life's delicious nectar that you've worked for throughout the year.
One of the best ways to cherish these moments is through quiet reflection.
"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world." ~Buddha
I admit, the title is a hint obnoxious.
Almost sounds like I have it all figured out. But that's far from the truth.
"Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward." ~E.E. Cummings
Have you ever been stuck on a decision? What tactics did you use to help you with decision making?
A pro/con list? Crunch some numbers? Eeny, meeny, miny, moe? The magic 8 ball? Read some tea leaves
“Not why the addiction but why the pain.” ~ Dr. Gabor Maté, Physician and Addiction Expert
The below used to be a common routine of mine that gave me great stress and anxiety on a daily basis:
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
In the spirit of love on Valentine's Day, I'm sharing with you some of the things that I do to offset and recover from the stress that I experience in my life.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see ~Mark Twain
Be kind. Be compassionate. Be loving.
Most people associate these rules of engagement with how we interact with others more so than how we treat ourselves.