How I Work through Heavy, Tender, Painful, Dark, Difficult Emotions

How I Work through Heavy, Tender, Painful, Dark, Difficult Emotions

When I feel low, I go for a walk. I listen to the sounds of nature and focus my attention on the world around me. The gentle movement eases the energy in my body. It calms mind. It soothes my soul. But I don’t do it to escape my emotions.  I don’t fight the feelings….

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The Simplest of Moments Can Leave the Deepest of Impressions

The Simplest of Moments Can Leave the Deepest of Impressions

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….

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The Key to Experiencing Negative Thoughts and Emotions with Ease

The Key to Experiencing Negative Thoughts and Emotions with Ease

Don’t be scared of your feelings. Let yourself feel whatever you feel. Notice it. Acknowledge it. Allow it. Allow it without judgment. Sometimes we experience uncomfortable emotions. Fear. Anger. Pain. Sadness. It happens. It’s natural. It doesn’t feel good to….

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How Every Single Moment of Our Lives Can be Part of Meditation

How Every Single Moment of Our Lives Can be Part of Meditation

Earlier today as I was walking, I watched a single brown leaf fall softly through the air.  My eyes lingered upon it throughout the entirety of its descent. It was delicate. Soft. Fluid. Graceful. “Being carried along by the wind” seems like a lovely way to describe it. The experience of watching it was….

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You Get to Decide How You Live Your Life

You Get to Decide How You Live Your Life

Affirm after me: “My life keeps getting better and better. Everything will work out perfectly.” Say these words, repeat them, feel them. Meditate on them. Let them become your truth. Life is all about intent, perspective, and willingness. If…

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