Something I do that has made a big difference in my life is intentionally taking space. This is space to just be who I am, how I am… space from things that are sucking my energy or giving me negativity. Giving myself space to think, to breathe, to pause. Then, making sure to give everyone … Continue reading Take Some Space
Don't get me wrong - I am so glad to see 2020 move into the rear view mirror. But I'm also so grateful for some of what 2020 showed me. Clarity. Around who I am, what I want in life, and who my friends are. Friendship. Those that not only survived social distancing, but somehow … Continue reading What am I grateful for?
I am boycotting self-help books. I have actually been boycotting them all year - but it’s gone so well that I’m going to keep boycotting them indefinitely. Now to be clear - I have still enjoyed books on spirituality, books on improving society as a whole, and memoirs - I’ve read Spirit Junkie, I’m Still … Continue reading I am boycotting.
In the last year or so, I have been thinking about what my values, hobbies, and ways of living were when I felt most true to myself. This led to me thinking about how much I used to focus on spreading kindness and focusing on finding and highlighting the good in everyone. Eventually, anxiety, the … Continue reading Love overflows from a full cup.
The pandemic and Stay At Home/social distancing way of living in 2020 has shifted my perspective so much. I have realized how much extra I have in my life - extra stuff, extra activities, extra goals, just this… more-and-more-and-more way of living. Which has been great for me - a lot of ambition has helped … Continue reading Just believe there ARE answers.
I bought the book Radical Compassion by Tara Brach because I felt like I had lost a key part of myself - the part that cared so much about the world, about other people, and who looked for the good in everyone and every situation. I felt like the busy-ness of life and the stress … Continue reading Impact the World by Loving Yourself First