Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Way You Speak to Yourself

Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Way You Speak to Yourself

Watch the way you speak to yourself. Pay attention to the words that you use. Notice how it makes you feel. Especially in the moments when the words are cruel. When the tone makes you ache. When you believe you’ve made a mistake. When you feel stressed, overwhelmed, worthless….

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Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything happens for a reason. Each moment, each experience, each breath. Every conversation. Every thought. Every insight. Every intuitive nudge, impulse, and feeling of inspiration. It’s not always easy to see in the moment. It’s often difficult to understand. The perspective we hold is generally too narrow, too confined….

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Why I Sometimes Choose Not to Be Mindful

Why I Sometimes Choose Not to Be Mindful

I often let my thoughts wander, allowing them to take me where they want me to go. I follow the path. I’m pulled by the journey. I let the inner tug move me and guide me. Sometimes the musings are light and I easily weave between my imagined thoughts and the fullness of my present moment experience….

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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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How to Get our Egos to Work With and For Us

How to Get our Egos to Work With and For Us

Our ego selves are the parts of us that like to judge. They’re dualistic, which means they operate from a space of separation. Black or white; good or bad; better or worse; superior or inferior; right or wrong; this or that; desirable, undesirable; can, can’t; possible, impossible….

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