It’s easier to breathe out here. Don’t you think? Last evening, I sat outside in the grass listening to the sounds of various birds chirping. I watched one perched on the rooftop next door. Bees hummed, flowers bloomed, and a light, cool breeze rustled branches and leaves….
Everything we feel is always 100% okay. Pause for a moment. Let these words sink in. The reason we hesitate to let ourselves feel certain feelings, is because we hold judgment toward them. We believe they’re somehow wrong or undesirable. Unworthy. Even reprehensible. We have a tendency to….
When I was out walking today, I danced and leaped and skipped and spun in circles until I was dizzy. I’m sure some of the people driving by me looked on in curiosity, while others probably didn’t see me at all. But also, maybe, some of them smiled, because who doesn’t love seeing someone….
I feel like the older I get, the less I know. Or rather...the more the things that always made sense to me, now make no sense at all. And those things that never made any sense, are somehow the only things that now make total sense. That everything I thought I knew, isn’t….
This morning shortly after I woke up, I realized I felt off—tired sure, but also...not cranky exactly, but not happy either. I definitely did not feel happy. As I was out walking, I tried to figure out exactly what I was feeling and why. What was the cause? The trigger? I mentally….
It’s okay to be soft with ourselves. Tender. Gentle. I know it might feel unfamiliar. Even uncomfortable. But that’s only because it’s something we’re not used to. We’re used to pushing ourselves. We’re so critical. Even cruel. There’s always…
I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It might be something you already know, or suspect, but I’m going to say it anyway. In case you need to hear it: No one knows what they’re doing. No one has it all figured out. No one has it “all together….
Thinking about so many things I’m grateful for this morning. Big things and small things. But mostly big things. Things that at one point in my life I never could’ve imagined being a reality. Things that were so removed from my perception of what was possible that I never would’ve thought to consider it….